Face Down (band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = Face Down


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Origin = Sweden
Genre = Post-thrash
Death metal
Years_active = 1993-1999
2004-present
Label = Black Lodge Records
Associated_acts = The Haunted
URL = [http://www.facedown.nu www.facedown.nu]
Current_members = Marco Aro (Vocals)
Joacim Carlsson (Guitar)
Joakim Hedestedt (Bass)
Christoffer Barkensjö (Drums)
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Face Down (formerly known as Machine God) is a post-thrash / death metal band from Sweden. It was founded in 1993, disbanded in 1999 and reformed in 2004. It currently features singer Marco Aro (formerly of The Haunted), drummer Christofer Barkensjö (formerly of Kaamos and Blackshine), guitarist Joacim Carlsson (formerly of Afflicted and General Surgery), and bassist Joakim Hedestedt. Their latest album, "The Will to Power", was produced by Jocke Skog and was released in November 2005. It entered the Swedish hard rock chart at number 19.

Members

*Marco Aro - Vocals
*Joacim Carlsson - Guitar
*Joakim Hedestedt - Bass
*Christofer Barkensjö - Drums

Former members

*Erik Thyselius - Drums (2004-2006)
*Håkan Ericsson - Drums (1997-1999)
*Peter Stjärnvind - Drums (1995-1997)
*Richard Bång - Drums (1993-1995)
*Niklas Ekstrand - Guitar (1994-1995)
*Alex Linder - Guitar (1993-1994)
*David Patrick Gonzales Baugh - Mattress (2007-2008)

Discography

*"One Eyed Man" (demo, 1994)
*"Mindfield" (1996)
*"The Twisted Rule the Wicked" (1997)
*"The Will to Power" (2005)

External links

* [http://www.facedown.nu/ Official website]
* [http://www.myspace.com/facedownsweden Face Down] at MySpace
* [http://www.blacklodge.se/artists.asp?bandId=11 Face Down] at Black Lodge Records


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