Fredrik Thordendal

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Birthday
11, 1970
Birthplace
Umeå, Sweden
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
11, 1970 (age 49)
Birthplace
Umeå, Sweden

About

Sweden guitarist best known as the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the acclaimed progressive metal act Meshuggah. He has also released solo music under the name Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects, including 1997's Sol Niger Within.

Before Fame

He formed Meshuggah, then known as Metallien, in his hometown of Umea, Sweden in 1985.

Trivia

He was named the 35th greatest heavy metal guitarist of all time by Guitar World.

Family Life

His father was a big fan of jazz music.

Associated With

He has performed alongside fellow guitarist Marten Hagstrom in Meshuggah.