Andromeda (Swedish band)

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Background information
Origin Sweden
Genres Progressive metal
Years active1999 – present
Labels Massacre, Avalon, Marquee, Replica, Inner Wound
Associated acts A.C.T, Nonexist, Opus Atlantica, Skyfire, Embraced, Bloom
Members Johan Reinholdz
David Fremberg
Martin Hedin
Thomas Lejon
Linus "Mr. Gul" Abrahamson
Past members Lawrence Mackrory
Gert Daun
Fabian Gustavsson

Andromeda is a progressive metal band from Sweden formed in 1999. They are currently signed to Massacre Records, Replica Records and Avalon/Marquee. The style emphasizes on strong keyboards and technical drumming. The band is also well known for the smooth vocals of David Fremberg.

Sweden constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Sweden, formally the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.4 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.


They have recorded five albums as of 2011, as well as a live DVD. There are two versions of their first album, Extension of the Wish . The original recording features their first vocalist Lawrence Mackrory. The second version has all of the original instrument tracks, but with their replacement vocalist David Fremberg. The most recent album Manifest Tyranny was released in 2011. [1]

Extension of the Wish is the debut album by Andromeda.


Johan Reinholdz Swedish musician

Johan Reinholdz is a progressive metal artist best known for his work with the Swedish progressive metal band Andromeda, Swedish death metal band NonExist and the melodic death metal band Skyfire. He composed Andromeda's debut album, Extension of the Wish. He has also released four more studio albums with Andromeda and one live-album. In 2004 he joined Skyfire and made his debut on tape with them on Esoteric in 2009. Since early 2017 he plays with Dark Tranquillity.

Opus Atlantica is a Swedish power metal band. It is a project of Pete Sandberg a prominent Swedish singer, who has participated in creation of at least 20 full-length albums. Additionally, Jonas Reingold, a notable Swedish bassist who has also been involved with such bands as Time Requiem and The Flower Kings, is also a band member. The band claims influences from heavy metal, opera and traditional hard rock, resulting in its neo-classical sound.

Skyfire (band) Swedish band

Skyfire is a melodic death metal band from Höör, Sweden.

Former members

Darkane band

Darkane is a Swedish extreme metal band that originated in Helsingborg in 1998. Their music contains ample thrash elements interspersed with acoustic interludes and symphonic features, such as the in studio use of synthesizers and occasionally full orchestras and choir singing. The name Darkane is a portmanteau of the words "dark" and "arcane".


<i>Chimera</i> (Andromeda album) Andromeda album

Chimera is the third album by the progressive metal band Andromeda, released in 2006.

<i>The Immunity Zone</i> album by Andromeda

The Immunity Zone is the fourth full-length album by progressive metal band Andromeda.

Manifest Tyranny is the fifth full-length album by progressive metal band Andromeda.

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  1. "Official Andromeda Online news". Archived from the original on 28 October 2005. Retrieved 31 January 2007.