Kristoffer Gildenlöw

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Kristoffer Gildenlöw
Birth name David Kristoffer Gildenlöw
Born (1978-07-27) 27 July 1978 (age 37)
Eskilstuna, Sweden
Genres Singer-Songwriter, Progressive rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, record producer
Instruments Bass guitar, guitar, cello, double bass, vocals, drums, synthesizer, mandolin
Years active 1994–present
Associated acts Pain of Salvation
Lana Lane
Dark Suns

Kristoffer Gildenlöw (born 27 July 1978) is a Swedish musician and songwriter, and is best known as the former bassist for Swedish progressive metal band Pain of Salvation, from 1994 to 2006.


In 2003, Gildenlöw left Sweden, and later as well as his twelve year career as bass guitarist for Progressive-rock band Pain of Salvation, to reside in the Netherlands with his Dutch wife and daughter.[citation needed] In 2012, Gildenlöw released his debut album, Rust.[citation needed] He has worked as a session musician since 2005, recording and touring with bands and artists including Neal Morse, Lana Lane, Dial, For All We Know, Omnia, Harmony, Bert Heerink, The Shadow Theory, 11'th Hour, and Epysode.[citation needed]

Gildenlöw is currently working on his second solo album, with anticipated release date of 2016.[citation needed]


  • Rust (2012)


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