Marten Hagstrom


Birthday April 27, 1971

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Örnsköldsvik, Sweden

Age 52 years old

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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.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

He was born in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden.

Associated With

He was inspired by the musical style and career of Metallica guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield.