|Michael Amott Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||July 28, 1969|
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.
England, United Kingdom
Musician, Producer, Songwriter, Voiceover Artist, Guitarist
- Sibling – Christopher Amott (Younger Brother) (Guitarist, Vocalist, Musician, Songwriter)
Michael Amott is represented by –
- Kult Management Ltd.
- Century Media Records
Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Stoner Metal, Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal
Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Backing Vocals
Century Media Records
6 ft or 183 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Michael Amott has dated –
- Angela Gossow
Note – He has a daughter.
Race / Ethnicity
- Usually sports long hair
- Energetic persona
Michael Amott Facts
- He was 14 years old when he became a vegetarian.
- Michael Amott is a self-taught guitarist.
- He became a part of Carcass in 1990 but left the band in 1993.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- With Carcass, he has worked on a couple of projects which include Necroticism – Descanting the Insalubrious, Wake Up and Smell the… Carcass, Tools of the Trade, and Heartwork.
- Between 2006 to 2008, Michael Amott did voiceover work in a few episodes of the American adult animated television show, Metalocalypse.
- Guitar World ranked him at number #74 in its list of “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time”.
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