Spiral Architect is a Norwegian progressive technical metal band from L?renskog, Norway. They are named after a Black Sabbath song from the album Sabbath Bloody Sabbath. They have recorded two acclaimed demos and one album, A Sceptic's Universe, since they began in 1993, as well as a Fates Warning cover "A Prelude To Ruin" for the tribute album Through Different Eyes - A Tribute to Fates Warning. Singer ?yvind H?geland was lead vocalist of Norwegian heavy metal band Manitou during the 90's, symphonic avant-garde metal band Arcturus from 2003-2005 and Scariot for their latest studio album. Drummer Asgeir Mickelson played drums for Norwegian heavy metal band Borknagar from 2000 - 2008, and continues to be involved with the band Code, as well as performing session and live drums for a variety of bands including Testament, Sturmgeist, Vintersorg, Enslavement of Beauty, and Lunaris. For the time being, guitarist Steinar Gundersen and bassist Lars K. Norberg are working as session musicians for Norwegian black metal band Satyricon.
?yvind H?geland ? vocals, backing vocals, keyboards
Steinar Gundersen ? lead guitar
Andreas Jonsson ? rhythm guitar
Lars K. Norberg ? bass guitar, sampling/programming
Asgeir Mickelson ? drums
Kaj Gornitzka ? rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Leif Knashaug ? vocals