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|Date of Birth||11 February 1970|
|Birth Day||11 February|
|Age||51 years old|
|Birth Place||Umeå, Sweden|
|Also Known for||Musician|
Famously known by the Family name Fredrik Thordendal, is a great Musician. He was born on 11 February 1970, in Umeå, Sweden.Umeå is a beautiful and populous city located in Umeå, Sweden Sweden.
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Fredrik Thordendal Net Worth
Fredrik Thordendal has a net worth of $5.00 million (Estimated) which he earned from his occupation as Musician. Popularly known as the Musician of Sweden. He is seen as one of the most successful Musician of all times. Fredrik Thordendal Net Worth & Basic source of earning is being a successful Swedish Musician.
Fredrik entered the career as Musician In his early life after completing his formal education..
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022||$1 Million to $5 Million Approx|
|Previous Year’s Net Worth (2021)||Being Updated|
|Salary in 2021||Not Available|
|Annual Salary||Being Updated|
|Cars Info||Not Available|
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|Wikipedia||Fredrik Thordendal Wikipedia|
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Life Story & Timeline
With regards to a second Special Defects album Fredrik states “It’s actually been messing with my head for years now. I haven’t really found the time to get the project going. This is a project that I will work on for a longer time, with no rush whatsoever, to make it the best I possibly can. I’m looking forward to making it because I think it will sound so different from anything I’ve ever heard before”.
Fredrik utilizes a unique device for his leads, referred to as the MIDI breath controller. He states “I was mainly interested in using it as a dynamics controller. I wanted to start a note at a lower volume and then bring it up, like a saxophonist does. But I’ve since found that is more or less impossible with a guitar. Since the controller didn’t produce the sound I was after, I had to find other ways of using it. It turned out that the only thing that sounded cool was when I blew every single note with it, which generated this weird staccato sound. The first breath controller we made—the one I used on “Future Breed Machine” and “Sublevels” from Destroy Erase Improve—could only control the volume. So Johan Haake and I tried all kinds of things to get closer to what I originally wanted, like adding control over frequencies and distortion. I am really pleased with how the “Missing Time” solo turned out from Sol Niger Within Version 3.33 [the remix CD of the debut album from his side project Fredrik Thordendal’s Special Defects]. But I never thought we got close enough, so I sort of gave up on it. A couple of years ago it was for sale to the public, but not any more”.
Fredrik Thordendal cut off the tip of his left middle finger at work. The fingertip was sewn back on, and after a fair degree of re-learning and practicing, he regained full proficiency on guitar within a year or so. He also made a contribution towards the soundtrack to the video games Wolfenstein: The New Order, released 2014 and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, released 2017.
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In an interview with Guitar World in 2011 Fredrik states “My dad always listened to jazz, and I guess that influenced me to learn about improvisation. An improvised solo sounds so much better than a written one. For me, there’s not much thinking going on at all, only a reaction to what I’m being told from the inside. And no, I have not had any formal training. When I record my leads, they are usually based on feel and totally ignorant to all laws of music theory. This, of course, is because I just play whatever comes out. There are no rules. But on certain songs, I do have to figure out what scales I need to use to follow chord changes. Since I’m not very good with all the scales, I sometimes have to write parts down and plan things ahead. I usually improvise the first part, then insert the written part and continue to improvise until the end of the solo. It’s a very confusing way to do it, but I do whatever it takes to make it sound like I know what I’m doing”.
In 2010, Fredrik recorded some drum tracks with Morgan Ågren [of Swedish prog-rock band Kaipa] and [Soilwork’s] Dirk Verbeuren.
Fredrik has been quoted as stating that Metallica and Tool as influences on Meshuggah. Meshuggah supported Tool during their U.S. tour in the fall of 2002, where drummer Tomas Haake even guest appearing, playing “Triad” with the band.
Under the name Fredrik Thordendal’s Special Defects, Thordendal released a solo album in 1997 titled Sol Niger Within with Ultimate Audio Entertainment. The album was remixed and re-released by Ultimate Audio Entertainment and Relapse Records in 1999 under the title Sol Niger Within version 3.33. The re-release contains two bonus tracks but omits several parts of the original version. SNW’s newly mastered version was also released for the first time on vinyl in 2016 by Husaria Records, an American label specializing in audiophile releases; the album’s original material was pressed as both lacquer cut variant (500 units) and Direct Metal Mastering variant (500 units). Thordendal also featured on several tracks for drummer Morgan Ågren’s Mats/Morgan Band.
Thordendal has featured in numerous side-projects, such as XXX Atomic Toejam with Petter Marklund. The project had released a 7″ two-track single “Celebration” under the name Sepülchre Inc., then took the moniker XXX Atomic Toejam and issued an MCD entitled “A Gathering of the Tribes for the First / Last Human Be-In” on Cold Meat Industry and also featured a track on the “Karmanik Collection” compilation. A full-length album was long announced, but never surfaced. Thordendal also played bass for Petter Marklund’s solo project Memorandum and together with Marklund remixed tracks on the 1995 compilation album “Ars Moriendi”.
Thordendal began his career when he formed “Metallien”, a heavily Metallica-influenced band, in his hometown Umeå in 1985. The band later changed their name to Meshuggah and released their first LP Psykisk Testbild in 1989. Beginning as a thrash metal band, Meshuggah’s music gradually evolved into a more progressive sound. This sound has become influential on other bands, such as Periphery, whose core member Misha Mansoor was instrumental in coining the term “Djent” in reference to the commonly-utilised technique of playing heavily muted, extended powerchords found within Meshuggah’s music. Thordendal has been widely recognized in the metal community for his work with Meshuggah.
Fredrik Thordendal (born 11 February 1970) is a Swedish musician, best known as the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the Swedish extreme metal band Meshuggah, of which he is a founding member. Along with Meshuggah’s rhythm guitarist Mårten Hagström, Thordendal was rated No. 35 by Guitar World in the top 100 greatest heavy metal guitarists of all-time.
For early Meshuggah releases, Fredrik tuned his 7 strings in B♭ tuning (a half step below standard tuning on a 7-string guitar). He followed suit when he started using 8 string guitars, tuning them down to F tuning (F, B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭,G♭, B♭, E♭). It was explained in an interview that they tuned their guitars this way because in the early days of Meshuggah, before Jens Kidman adopted his signature vocal style, it was easier for him to sing in the key of E♭ or B♭. Occasionally Thordendal deviates from his “standard” tuning: on the songs “Glints Collide”, “Organic Shadows”, “Perpetual Black Second”, “The Hurt That Finds You First” and “Stengah” he tunes the low F string of his 8 string guitar a half step lower to E, he also tunes it to E♭ on “Nebulous” and “Shed” and even to D on “Obsidian”. On “Spasm” he tunes it even lower from that, down to B♭ (B♭, B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭, G♭, B♭, E♭), making the 8th string an octave below the 7th, while “Mind’s Mirrors” utilizes the 8th string tuned down to E0.