Pain of Salvation is a Swedish Metal band featuring Daniel GildenlÃ¶w, who is the lyricist, chief composer, guitarist, and lead vocalist. Their sound is characterised by powerful, accentuated guitar work, broad vocal range, abrupt switching between heavy and calm passages, intense syncopation, and polyrhythmic experimentation. Another trademark of the band is that each album is a concept album. Some examples of the topics addressed in the band's albums are: war and its effect on family and humanity, environmental issues (e.g., nuclear power), the forming of the individual, and the nature of God, humankind, and existence.
The name "Pain of Salvation" was devised by Daniel Gi...
|music genre||Progressive Metal, Melodic Metal|
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