Spiritual Beggars is a hard rock/stoner metal band from Halmstad, Sweden, formed by Michael Amott, who is known from Arch Enemy, Carcass and Carnage.
Spiritual Beggars was formed in 1993 by Michael Amott, the band was started as a side project after Michael left the British death metal band Carcass. Spiritual Beggars debuted with the self titled Spiritual Beggars in 1994, and have since released albums as Michael's schedule permits (who is also the founder and full time member of the melodic death metal band Arch Enemy), including 1996's Another Way to Shine, 1998's Mantra III, 2000's Ad Astra, 2002's "On Fire" and 2005's Demons.
The second album "Another Way To Shine" (1996) was nominated for a Swedish Grammy.
The third album, "Mantra III" saw the band adding Per Wiberg on keyboards. A tour of Europe with Fu Manchu along with festival appearances saw the band expanding their fan base.
The fourth album, "Ad Astra", was released in 2000 to rave reviews and strong sales across ...