Band Members
Current Band Members
Jimmie Strimell
Vocals - Clean and Unclean (2007 - 2013)
Session Vocals - Clean and Unclean (2017 - Present)
Marcus Rosell
Drums (2014 - Present)
Marcus Wesslén
Bass guitar (2008 - Present)
Pontus Hjelm
Guitars, Keyboards (2007 - 2010, 2012 - Present)
Clean Vocals (2009 - 2010, 2014 - Present)

Former Band Members
Alexander Svenningson
Drums (2007 - 2014)
Christoffer Andersson
Unclean Vocals (2013 - 2017)
Henric Carlsson
Bass Guitar (2007)
Johan Eskilsson
Guitar (2007)
Johan Olsson
Guitars, Backing Vocals (2007 - 2010)
Zandro Santiago
Clean Vocals (2010 - 2014)
Pontus Hjelm

Pontus Hjelm
Guitars, Keyboards (2007 - 2010, 2012 - Present)
Clean Vocals (2009 - 2010, 2014 - Present)

Pontus Hjelm is Dead by April's current clean singer and main guitarist, he is also responsible for most of the bands keyboards, synths and production.

He used to be part of a band called Cipher System, he met Jimmie Strimell and decided to collaborate with him to form Dead by April.

Pontus shared vocal responsibilities with Jimmie in the first album, often singing the choruses.

Pontus used to suffer from really bad stage fright and anxiety before shows. Something which he has managed to overcome since.

He has technically been a member of the band since they formed in 2007, he did however 'leave' the band temporarily in April of 2010 choosing to focus on being a songwriter, however he still continued to write songs for the band and contributed to some live shows during this phase.

After his departure he was replaced on vocals by Zandro Santiago before rejoining the band as a session player in October 2010 to cover for Johan Olsson who had left the band for personal reasons.

In early 2012, it was announced that Pontus would be rejoining Dead by April as their main guitarist.

In November 2014, Pontus' vocal replacement Zandro decided to leave the band to pursue his solo career, Pontus stepped up to the role of main clean vocalist and has held that role ever since.

Other bands that Pontus has been involved in include Marionette, Silent Descent, The Unguided, dEMOTIONAL and Not One of Us.
Pontus Hjelm on the web
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