Eucharist was a Swedish melodic death metal band which released two albums in the 1990s.
Eucharist's first album, 1993's A Velvet Creation, featured Markus Johnsson (vocals, guitar), Thomas Einarsson (guitar), Tobias Gustafsson (bass), and Daniel Erlandsson (drums), while the second, 1997's Mirrorworlds, saw them reduced to the trio of Johnsson, Erlandsson, and bassist Martin Karlsson. One of numerous groups with a hand in establishing the very melodic style now known as the Gothenburg Sound, Eucharist didn't fare particularly well in the face of the era's stiff competition, resulting in personnel eventually joining rival bands. Most notably, original bassist Gustaffsson wound up with the power metal band Armageddon, and drummer Erlandsson did time in Gothenburg scene leaders In Flames before settling in permanently with Arch Enemy.
Eucharist was founded in Veddige, a small city about 40 km from Gothenburg, Sweden sometime around 1989. A demo which was released in 1992 became a ...