Edge Of Sanity

Edge Of Sanity

Progressive death metal band from Finspång, Sweden.

Edge of Sanity was formed in 1989 by Dan Swanö (vocals, keyboard, 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 Swedens 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 unfortunatly 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. But 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 and Jonas Granvik took care of the backing growls and Dan Swanö himself did some growls and took care of clean vocals, keyboard, drums and lead-guitar.

Edge Of Sanity Discography


BMCT 10 Edge Of Sanity Nothing But Death Remains (Album) Black Mark Production BMCT 10 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
BMCD 18 Edge Of Sanity Unorthodox (Album) Black Mark Production BMCD 18 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
BMCD 37 Edge Of Sanity The Spectral Sorrows (Album) Black Mark Production BMCD 37 Canada 1993 Sell This Version
BMCD 58, BMCD58 Edge Of Sanity Until Eternity Ends (MiniAlbum) Black Mark Production BMCD 58, BMCD58 Sweden 1994 Sell This Version
BMCD 61 Edge Of Sanity Purgatory Afterglow (Album) Black Mark Production BMCD 61 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
VICP-5683 Edge Of Sanity Crimson (Album) Black Mark Production VICP-5683 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
VICP-60165 Edge Of Sanity Cryptic (Album) Black Mark Production, Black Mark Production VICP-60165 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
179 Edge Of Sanity Infernal (Album) Black Mark Production 179 Poland 1997 Sell This Version
BMDP168 Edge Of Sanity Crimson II (Album) Black Mark Production BMDP168 Sweden 2003 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Edge Of Sanity Kur-Nu-Gi-A Not On Label none Sweden 1990 Sell This Version


052 Edge Of Sanity Unorthodox / Nothing But Death Remains(Cass, Comp, RE) Morbid Noizz Productions 052 Poland 1995 Sell This Version
BMCD140, BMCD 140 Edge Of Sanity Evolution (Comp) Nems Enterprises BMCD140, BMCD 140 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
BMLP168 Edge Of Sanity Crimson I & II (Album, Comp) Black Mark Production BMLP168 Sweden 2003 Sell This Version
BMCD 186 Edge Of Sanity When All Is Said (Comp) Black Mark Production BMCD 186 Sweden 2006 Sell This Version


none Edge Of Sanity Euthanasia(Cass) Not On Label none Sweden 1989 Sell This Version
none Edge Of Sanity The Dead (Promo 1990)(Cass, Promo) Not On Label none Sweden 1990 Sell This Version
none Edge Of Sanity Immortal Rehearsals(Cass) Not On label none Sweden 1990 Sell This Version
none Edge Of Sanity Dead But Dreaming(Cass, Promo) Not On Label none Sweden 1992 Sell This Version
none Edge Of Sanity Sacrificed(CD, Promo) Black Mark Production none Sweden 1993 Sell This Version