Photos–Meshuggah at The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, Jan 23 2018
– photos by Dhruv Govil
Meshuggah at the Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, on Tuesday night.
The Swedish heavy metal band formed in 1987. Meshuggah’s line-up consists of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, drummer Tomas Haake, who joined in 1990, rhythm guitarist MÃ¥rten HagstrÃ¶m, who joined in 1993. Bassist Dick LÃ¶vgren joined in 2004. On June 2, 2017, Meshuggah announced that Thordendal would take a leave from touring. His replacement is Per Nilsson from Scar Symmetry.
Since forming, the band has released eight albums. The latest is 2016’s The Violent Sleep of Reason.