Coldworker is a Swedish death metal band, formed in early 2006. The band signed a deal with Relapse Records in June 2006, and since then released two studio albums, the debut The Contaminated Void, in November 2006, followed by Rotting Paradise, in May 2008.
Coldworker was formed in early 2006 by Nasum's former drummer Anders Jakobson, who recruited guitarist Anders Bertilsson (formerly of The Project Hate MCMXCIX) and bassist Oskar Pålsson. They began rehearsing and writing songs and in March 2006 were joined by guitarist André Alvinzi (also in Carnal Grief). In April 2006, they settled on the name Coldworker, and were joined by singer Joel Fornbrant.
Coldworker played their first concert in June 2006, and soon after started recording their debut studio album, The Contaminated Void. The album was mixed by Dan Swanö and mastered by Peter In De Betou. In July 2006, the band signed a record deal with Relapse Records.
Coldworker recorded their second album, Rotting ...