Origin: Sweden
Genres: Melodic Death Metal

Ebony Tears  

In the space of three albums Ebony Tears have followed a couple different directions while staying within the basic field of death metal. On Tortura Insomniae the band is in the melodic NWOSDM camp, somewhere near where Fall Of The Leafe was at a similar time in their career, blending Maiden-ish melodies, violins, folk influences and the like, lending a bit of originality to their sound. By the time of Evil As Hell their sound had toughened up quite a bit, opting for a more brutal, less melodic death metal style.

Some time ago most of the members formed a sister band, Dog Faced Gods, exploring a more hardcore/death style that at the beginning was quite different from Ebony Tears, though the aforementioned Evil As Hell sounds much more like the Gods material. Interviews with the members indicated that they were not interested in keeping both bands together, and indeed it appears that Ebony Tears has broken up, with the focus now in Dog Faced Gods.

Current Members

Johnny Wranning

vocals (Dog Faced Gods)

Conny Jonsson

guitars (Dog Faced Gods)

Peter Kahm


Rickard Evansand

drums (Dog Faced Gods, Demonoid, ex-Lion's Share, ex-Sorcerer, Therion)

Former Members/Guests

Thomas Thun


Lennart Glenberg


Iman Zolgharnian



Tortura Insomniae 
1998 Black Sun
  1. Moonlight
  2. Freak Jesus
  3. Nectars Of Eden
  4. With Tears In My Eyes
  5. Involuntary Exisstence
  6. Opacity
  7. Spoonbender
  8. Evergrey
  9. Skunk Hour
  • Johnny Wranning
  • Conny Jonsson
  • Thomas Thun
  • Iman Zolgharnian

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos 

A Handful Of Nothing 
1999 Black Sun
  1. Inferno
  2. Harvester Of Pain
  3. A Handful Of Nothing
  4. Scenario
  5. When Depression Speaks
  6. Erised
  7. Cosmical Transformation
  8. The End
  • Johnny Wranning
  • Conny Jonsson
  • Lennart Glenberg
  • Rickard Evansand

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos  Metal Observer 

Evil As Hell 
2001 Century Media
  1. Deviation
  2. Soulcrusher
  3. Outrage
  4. Negative Creep
  5. Lowdown
  6. Hands Of Doom
  7. Lucified... Evil As Hell
  8. Deamon Ride
  • Johnny Wranning
  • Conny Jonsson
  • Peter Kahm
  • Rickard Evansand

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos  Metal Observer 


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