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The guitarist Anders Björler
was born 1973 in Gothenburg, Sweden. He picked up his first guitar at the age of 16, when exposed to a Fender Stratocaster at a friend’s house.
After numerous hours of practising at his friend’s house, he finally got a guitar for his 17:th birthday. Only months later coming in contact with Tomas Lindberg (Grotesque), Infestation was formed. The same summer (1990), Grotesque split up which led to the formation of At The Gates. Heralded as the pioneers of the ‘Gothenburg Sound’ movement, At The Gates have had a huge impact on the melodic metal scene inspiring numerous bands (for instance Trivium, Killswitch Engage, As I Lay Dying etc..).Anders did 5 albums with At The Gates and left the band in 1996, only to resurface for a successful reunion in 2008.
After the split-up of At The Gates in 1996, Anders got together with his twin brother Jonas and At The Gates drummer Adrian Erandsson to form ‘The Haunted‘. The Haunted started out as a full out Thrash-attack, only to later becoming more and more progressive in 21:st century. After 7 albums, Anders left the band in 2012 to concentrate full time on his solo project.
The Haunted have been nominated for three Swedish Grammy awards and have been awarded two.
The Anders Björler instrumental project focuses mainly around his love for movie soundtracks, especially Italian 60, 70, 80′s cinema from composers like Morricone, Nicolai, Frizzi. This instrumental project will also shine a light on his wide variety of musical influences. Everything from classical music, jazz to progressive rock. Read the press release info from RAZZIA NOTES RECORDS here
The love for cinema also got Anders interested in producing, directing and editing video features and film. He did the documentary “Under a Serpent Sun: The Story of At The Gates” full-length feature, which is included on the DVD “The Flames Of The End“. He also directed the documentary “Road Kill: On The Road With The Haunted“, “Meshuggah: Konstrukting the Koloss“, “Meshuggah in India” as well as numerous studio reports of bands like IN FLAMES, DARK TRANQUILLITY etc.. For samples of the film & video work, please visit the AT THE GATES PRODUCTION link below!