Entombed is a Swedish death metal band which formed in 1987 under the name of Nihilist. Entombed began their career as an early pioneer of Scandinavian death metal which initially differed from its American counterpart by its distinct guitar tone. However, by the early 1990s their sound had broadened to include garage rock and other influences. This new style would eventually be described as death 'n' roll. Entombed have been influenced by bands such as Autopsy, Slayer,Kiss, The Misfits, Motörhead and Discharge.

Band history:
Entombed's debut album was Left Hand Path, a cult favorite that established the band as a popular Swedish death metal band.Left Hand Path and its follow-up, Clandestine, were unique in that they featured what was sometimes referred to as a "buzz saw" guitar sound.
With the release of Wolverine Blues, Entombed changed their sound into a mix of hard rock, heavy metal and death metal, often referred to as death 'n' roll. Although this may have turned off many fans, it established their mainstream and critical reputation.Wolverine Blues is considered a classic of early 1990s death metal.
1998's Same Difference was the band's first album without drummer and founding member Nicke Andersson, who left the band to concentrate on The Hellacopters. He was replaced by Peter Stjärnvind. In 2000, Entombed released Uprising, which was very much a continuation of the death 'n' roll sound. The follow-up, Morning Star, continue in the same style, but returned to their earlier roots of the 1990-1991 period.
In 2001, the band worked with performance artists Carina Reich and Bogdan Szyberb, and the Royal Swedish Ballet. The production was entitled Unreal Estate.
They have since released 2003's album Inferno, a continuation of the death 'n' roll style that has become their trademark sound. 2006 saw the release of the When in Sodom EP on June 6 (or 06/06/06). The full-length Serpent Saints - The Ten Amendments followed on July 9, 2007. This album is the group's first release with drummer Olle Dahlstedt (of Alpha Safari and ex-Misery Loves Co.), who replaced Stjärnvind in 2006, and also the first without Uffe Cederlund who is now part of Disfear.
In September 2013, Entombed announced they have signed a deal with Century Media, as well as the title of their tenth studio album, Back to the Front, set to be released on October 29.
During an interview conducted in September 2013, Entombed also announced that Alex Hellid is no longer part of the band. Shortly afterwards, the release date was pushed back to 2014, and no word has been heard since. It has also been confirmed that Hellid, Cederlund, and Andersson will reunite to perform "Clandestine" in it's entirety with a symphony orchestra, sometime in 2014.


Current members
Lars Göran Petrov - vocals (1989-1991, 1992-present),
Olle Dahlstedt - drums (2006-present),
Nico Elgstrand - guitar (2006-present), bass (2006-2010),
Victor Brandt - bass (2010-present),
Former members
Alex Hellid - (1989-2013),
Nicke Andersson - drums, vocals (1989-1997), bass (1990-1991),
Zoran - bass (1989-1990),
David Blomqvist - guitar (1989),
Uffe Cederlund - guitar (1989-2006), bass (1990-1991),
Lars Rosenberg - bass (1990-1995),
Johnny Dordevic - vocals (1991-1992),
Jörgen Sandström - bass (1995-2006),
Peter Stjärnvind - drums (1998-2006),

Session/guest musicians
Fred Estby - vocals,
Matti Kärki - vocals,
Orvar Säfström - vocals,
Peder Carlsson - harmonica,
Anders Lindström - guitar,
Daniel Rey - vocals,
Östen Warnebring - vocals