Daniel Erlandsson is a Swedish musician and drummer who is known for being the drummer of the melodic death metal band , which also includes musicians like , , , and . Apart from that, he has also earned fame as the drummer of the Mexican-American extreme metal band named Brujeria.

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Melodic Death Metal, Death Metal, Grindcore, Thrash Metal


Drums, Guitar, Keyboard


As a member of Arch Enemy, he is signed with Century Media Records and Wrong Again.

Distinctive Features

  • Tall stature
  • Long hair
  • Deep-set eyes

Daniel Erlandsson Facts

  1. He grew up alongside his brother in Sweden and started playing drums at a very young age.
  2. Daniel Erlandsson shares a great bond with his brother and has stated on the website of Arch Enemy, “We grew up together and used to jam on a little kit in our parents’ basement, he started first and after some years I started too… He’s been a great influence over the years, and if it wasn’t for him I probably wouldn’t be playing today.”
  3. His brother has worked with several groups and artists including At the Gates, The Haunted, Nemhain, Netherbird, Nifelheim, Cradle of Filth, Brujeria, Samsas Traum, Paradise Lost, and Vallenfyre.
  4. With Brujeria, Daniel Erlandsson has worked under the pseudonym “El Clavador”.
  5. He has also worked with the popular English extreme metal band, Carcass.
  6. With Arch Enemy, he released his debut studio album, Black Earth, on December 12, 1996, and some of its songs are Bury Me an Angel, Idolatress, Eureka, Fields of Desolation, and Dark Insanity.
  7. Some other works by Arch Enemy include albums like Burning Bridges, Anthems of Rebellion, Wages of Sin, Rise of the Tyrant, and Will to Power.

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Facts of Daniel John Erlandsson

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDaniel John Erlandsson
  • middle nameJohn
  • nicknamesEl Clavador
  • birthplaceMalmö, Skåne County, Sweden
  • Date of Birth May 22, 1976
  • Age 45 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Agate
  • Lucky Color Yellow
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius, Libra
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundRomanian
  • nationalitySwedish
  • professionMusician, Drummer
  • weight78 kg or 172 lbs
  • height6 ft or 183 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • brothersAdrian Erlandsson

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