Edge Of Sanity

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Former progressive death metal band from Finspång, Sweden. Originally active between 1989-1999. A brief reunion occurred in 2003, and their last album was released that same year.

Edge of Sanity was formed in 1989 by Dan Swanö (vocals, keyboards, guitar), Andreas "Dread" Axelsson (guitar), Sami Nerberg (guitar), Anders Lindberg (bass) and Benny Larsson (drums). Same year they recorded the demo "Euthanasia" and another one, "Kur-Nu-Gi-A", which followed a year later. In 1991 they released the debut album "Nothing but Death Remains" and quickly became one of Sweden's best death metal bands. It was followed by "Unorthodox" in 1992.

In 1993 "The Spectral Sorrows" was released. Lindberg was away because of military duty so "Dread" took care over the bass on the album. In 1994 the album "Purgatory Afterglow" and the EP "Until Eternity Ends" were released. "Crimson" was released in 1996 and it featured Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth and the album contained progressive references. 1997's "Infernal", however, returned to the death metal roots. Shortly after the band went on their first tour since 1991, but unfortunately Dan Swanö left the band. He was replaced by Robert Karlsson. "Cryptic" was released same year. In 1999, the compilation "Evolution" was released and shortly after the band broke up.

In 2003, Dan Swanö resurrected Edge of Sanity and recorded "Crimson II", with the help from guitarists Mike Wead and Simon Johansson. Roger Johansson provided lead growls, Jonas Granvik took care of the backing growls. Dan Swanö himself, did some growls, took care of the clean vocals, keyboards, drums and lead-guitar.
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Albums

Edge Of Sanity - Nothing But Death Remains album art Edge Of Sanity Nothing But Death Remains (Album) Black Mark Production Germany 1991 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - Unorthodox album art Edge Of Sanity Unorthodox (Album) Black Mark Production Germany 1992 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - The Spectral Sorrows album art Edge Of Sanity The Spectral Sorrows (Album) Black Mark Production Germany 1993 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - Until Eternity Ends album art Edge Of Sanity Until Eternity Ends (MiniAlbum) Black Mark Production Germany 1994 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - Purgatory Afterglow album art Edge Of Sanity Purgatory Afterglow (Album) Black Mark Production Germany 1994 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - Crimson album art Edge Of Sanity Crimson (Album) Black Mark Production Japan 1996 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - Cryptic album art Edge Of Sanity Cryptic (Album) Black Mark Production, Black Mark Production Japan 1997 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - Infernal album art Edge Of Sanity Infernal (Album) Black Mark Production Poland 1997 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - Crimson II album art Edge Of Sanity Crimson II (Album) Black Mark Production Sweden 2003 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Edge Of Sanity - Kur-Nu-Gi-A album art Edge Of Sanity Kur-Nu-Gi-A Not On Label (Edge Of Sanity Self-released) Sweden 1990 Sell This Version

Compilations

052 Edge Of Sanity - Unorthodox / Nothing But Death Remains album art Edge Of Sanity Unorthodox / Nothing But Death Remains(Cass, Comp, RE) Morbid Noizz Productions 052 Poland 1995 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - Evolution album art Edge Of Sanity Evolution (Comp) Nems Enterprises Germany 1999 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - Crimson I & II album art Edge Of Sanity Crimson I & II (Album, Comp) Black Mark Production Sweden 2003 Sell This Version
Edge Of Sanity - When All Is Said album art Edge Of Sanity When All Is Said (Comp) Black Mark Production Sweden 2006 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Edge Of Sanity - Euthanasia album art Edge Of Sanity Euthanasia(Cass) Not On Label (Edge Of Sanity Self-released) none Sweden 1989 Sell This Version
none Edge Of Sanity - The Dead (Promo 1990) album art Edge Of Sanity The Dead (Promo 1990)(Cass, S/Sided, Promo) Not On Label (Edge Of Sanity Self-released) none Sweden 1990 Sell This Version
none Edge Of Sanity - Immortal Rehearsals album art Edge Of Sanity Immortal Rehearsals(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label (Edge Of Sanity Self-released) none Sweden 1990 Sell This Version
none Edge Of Sanity - Unorthodox - 6 Track Advance Copy.. album art Edge Of Sanity Unorthodox - 6 Track Advance Copy..(Cass, S/Sided, Promo, Smplr) Black Mark Production none Sweden 1992 Sell This Version
none Edge Of Sanity - Dead But Dreaming album art Edge Of Sanity Dead But Dreaming(Cass, S/Sided, Promo) Not On Label (Edge Of Sanity Self-released) none Sweden 1992 Sell This Version
none Edge Of Sanity - Sacrificed album art Edge Of Sanity Sacrificed(CD, Promo) Black Mark Production none Sweden 1993 Sell This Version