Dissection was a black metal band from Strömstad, Sweden. The band was formed in 1989 by Jon Nödtveidt and disbanded in 2006 after Nödtveidt's suicide. Dissection released its first EP in 1991.
In 1988, a thrash metal band by the name of Siren's Yell was formed in the Swedish town of Strömstad. Its members were Jon Nödtveidt, Ole Öhman, Peter Palmdahl, and Mattias Johansson. The group recorded a single demo before breaking up in 1989. Nödveidt and Öhman continued on to play in the band Rabbit's Carrot, in which they claim to have never felt quite at home. Nödveidt was increasingly leaning towards death metal and other forms of dark extreme music. Dissection was officially formed in the autumn of 1989 by Nödveidt, who had left Rabbit's Carrot. Dissection's line-up, however, was not complete until early the next year when John Zwetsloot joined.
In 1990, Dissection played their first live show with death metal act Entombed. In the ...