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 Mårten Hagström, who joined in 1993. Bassist Dick Lövgren 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.