Michael Amott Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Michael Amott Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth July 28, 1969
Zodiac Sign Leo
Hair Color Auburn

Michael Amott is a Swedish guitarist, songwriter, producer, voiceover artist, and musician who is known for being one of the founding members of several bands such as Arch Enemy, Spiritual Beggars, and Carnage. Apart from that, he is also known for his stint with the extreme metal band, Carcass.

Born Name

Michael Amott

Nick Name

Mike

Michael Amott as seen while performing with Spiritual Beggars at the Rockharz Open Air 2016 in Germany
Michael Amott as seen while performing with Spiritual Beggars at the Rockharz Open Air 2016 in Germany (S. Bollmann / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

England, United Kingdom

Nationality

Swedish

 

Occupation

Musician, Producer, Songwriter, Voiceover Artist, Guitarist

Family

  • Sibling – Christopher Amott (Younger Brother) (Guitarist, Vocalist, Musician, Songwriter)

Manager

Michael Amott is represented by –

  • Kult Management Ltd.
  • Century Media Records

Genre

Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Stoner Metal, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal

Instruments

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Backing Vocals

Labels

Century Media Records

Michael Amott as seen during an event in 2012
Michael Amott as seen during an event in 2012 (Florian Stangl / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Michael Amott has dated –

  1. Angela Gossow

Note – He has a daughter.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Auburn

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Usually sports long hair
  • Energetic persona
Michael Amott as seen while performing with Arch Enemy at The Untouchables Hard Rock Club in Jevnaker, Norway in April 2010
Michael Amott as seen while performing with Arch Enemy at The Untouchables Hard Rock Club in Jevnaker, Norway in April 2010 (Dark Apostrophe / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Michael Amott Facts

  1. He was 14 years old when he became a vegetarian.
  2. Michael Amott is a self-taught guitarist.
  3. He became a part of Carcass in 1990 but left the band in 1993.
  4. In 1993, he formed the stoner metal band named Spiritual Beggars which also includes artists like Apollo Papathanasio, Sharlee D’Angelo, Per Wiberg, and Ludwig Witt.
  5. His Arch Enemy bandmates include Alissa White-Gluz, Daniel Erlandsson, Sharlee D’Angelo, and Jeff Loomis and the band released its debut studio album, Black Earth, on December 12, 1996.
  6. Michael Amott’s work has been influenced by various artists such as Tony Iommi, Frank Marino, Michael Schenker, Kerry King, Dave Mustaine, Ritchie Blackmore, Glenn Tipton, Adrian Smith, and Uli Jon Roth.
  7. With Carcass, he has worked on a couple of projects which include Necroticism – Descanting the InsalubriousWake Up and Smell the… CarcassTools of the Trade, and Heartwork.
  8. Between 2006 to 2008, Michael Amott did voiceover work in a few episodes of the American adult animated television show, Metalocalypse.
  9. Guitar World ranked him at number #74 in its list of “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time”.

Featured Image by S. Bollmann / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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