Lars Eric Mattsson

Lars Eric Mattsson


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Guitar virtuoso, composer and procucer with a big catalogue of highly acclaimed releases. Lars was one of the early developers of the neoclassical metal style from 1983 but later incorporated lots of other styles of music. Originally a bass player playing lots of gigs in local bands Lars switched to guitar in 1980. After having created his own music with his bands Joe Cool (1983-85) and Eternity (1986-87) Lars released the EP ”Can’t Go On Without Your Love” 1987 before being signed to Black Dragon Records in 1988. Lars has since then released over thirty albums as Lars Eric Mattsson, Mattsson, Lars Eric Mattsson’s Vision, Condition Red, Book of Reflection, Eli (Darkness Will Fall), Astral Groove and worked with musicians such as Derek Sherinian, Vitalij Kuprij, Mark Boals, Patrick Rondat, Martin LeMar, Bjorn Jansson, Hubi Meisel, Andy Engberg, Alex Masi, Rusty Cooley, Mistheria, Chris Poland, Lance King, Irene Janssen, Markku Kuikka, Adrienn Antal, Bjorn Lodin, Ella Grussner, Torgny Stjarnfelt... 
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