Known for his rhythm guitar work with the extreme, experimental metal band Meshuggah. His performance guitar of choice was an eight-string custom Ibanez model.
He collaborated with fellow guitarist and songwriter Fredrik Thordendal on numerous Meshuggah hits.
Guitar World named him one of the top fifty guitarists in the heavy metal genre.
He was born in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden.
He was inspired by the musical style and career of Metallica guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield.