Scar Symmetry

Scar Symmetry is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Avesta, Sweden formed in 2004. In July 2005, the band entered Black Lounge Studios to begin recording its debut album “Symmetric in Design”. It followed it up by playing festivals in Europe, as well as touring with Soilwork, Hypocrisy, and One Man Army. In June 2006, the band signed a new record deal with Nuclear Blast records. Eight months after the release of Symmetric In Design the band started recording its follow-up “Pitch Black Progress”.

The band again followed up its recording by touring, this time with Communic for the Waves of Pitch Black Decay Tour 2006 throughout Europe, and they toured North America with melodic death metal pioneers Dark Tranquillity and The Haunted. The song “The Illusionist” began receiving air-play on MTV2’s Headbangers Ball. In September of 2007, the band embarked on another North American tour with headliners Katatonia, Insomnium, and Swallow the Sun, the “Live Consternation Tour.” The band’s third album “Holographic Universe”, was released on June 20, 2008. The band’s fourth album “Dark Matter Dimensions”, was released on October, 2009 in Europe and United States. It is the bands first album to feature new vocalists Karlsson and Palmqvist.

Other Information

  • Origin: Avesta, Sweden
  • Genres: Melodic death metal, Progressive metal, Power metal
  • Years active: 2004-present
  • Labels: Nuclear Blast Records, Metal Blade Records
  • Associated acts: Centinex, Kaipa, Theory in Practice, Altered Aeon
  • Website:
  • Members:
  1. Roberth “Robban” Karlsson – harsh vocals
  2. Lars Palmqvist – clean vocals
  3. Jonas Kjellgren – guitar
  4. Per Nilsson – guitar
  5. Kenneth Seil – bass
  6. Henrik Ohlsson – drums


  • Seeds of Rebellion (2004) – Demo
  • Symmetric in Design (2005)
  • Pitch Black Progress (2006)
  • Holographic Universe (2008)
  • Dark Matter Dimensions (2009)



~ by molco on November 14, 2009.

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