Daniel Gildenlöw is a Swedish musician and songwriter. He is best known as a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist for the progressive rock band Pain of Salvation. In the band, he is the main songwriter, lead singer, lead guitar player, and the mastermind behind each album's concept. He was also an official member of the band the Flower Kings but was forced to leave before their 2005 US tour because he was opposed to US-VISIT which requires submitting one's own biometric data first before entering the country.
|Born||June 5, 1973|
|Genres||Rock, alternative metal, progressive metal, progressive rock, art rock|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, producer|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitars, lute, mandolin, bass, keyboards, piano, sampling, drums, percussion|
|Labels||InsideOut, Avalon, Century Media|
|Associated acts||Pain of Salvation, The Flower Kings, Crypt of Kerberos, The Q-krunkers from Hell, Daniele Liverani, Axamenta, Spastic Ink, Transatlantic, Ayreon, Hammer of the Gods, Soviac, The Sea Within|
Metal singer and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with the prog metal band Pain of Salvation. He has also performed and recorded with metal bands like The Flower Kings and Transatlantic.
He formed the band Reality, which would later become Pain of Salvation, in 1984 at age eleven.
He dropped out of The Flower Kings' 2005 U.S. Tour because he refused to submit his biometric data, per US-VISIT policy.
He married a woman named Johanna, with whom he has children named Sandrian, Jonathan and Morris.
She and Tom S Englund have both played with the prog rock band Ayreon.
Swedish multi-instrumentalists. Pain of Salvation members. Swedish heavy metal singers. Swedish heavy metal guitarists. Progressive metal guitarists. Singers with a four-octave vocal range. Melodifestivalen contestants