PURUSAM

Metalcore • Sweden
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Purusam was a metalcore / hardcore band from Skellefteå and later Umeå in Sweden, formed in 1994.

Purusam disbanded in 1998.

The band incorporated elements from hardcore and metal, alternating between shouted male vocals and clean feminine ones. It’s marked by the elaborate instrumental parts, by the heaviness intertwined with melody and lyrics that shift between fury and poetry.

The first formation is composed by Jon Brännströmm (vocals and guitar), Fredrik Holmstedt (drums) and Johnny Johanssen (electric and acoustic guitars). Anna-Lena Svanborg (vocals and bass) joins the band in the sequence.

The first recording is the 1994 demo “Fade”, that finds its way to Desperate Fight Records, that releases the four track EP “Outbound”, in 1995.

In 1996 the first full-length album, “The Way of the Dying Race”, is released.

After that, Brännströmm leaves the band and joins Refused. Tobias Willig takes over the vocals and Mikael Forsgren takes over the
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PURUSAM The Way Of The Dying Race album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Way Of The Dying Race
Metalcore 1996
PURUSAM Daybreak Chronicles album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Daybreak Chronicles
Metalcore 1997

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PURUSAM Outbound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Outbound
Metalcore 1995
PURUSAM Four In One - The Umeå Hardcore Early E.P.'s album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Four In One - The Umeå Hardcore Early E.P.'s
Metalcore 1997
PURUSAM Of Light And Darkness album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Of Light And Darkness
Metalcore 1998

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