Dead by April is a Swedish Metal band from Gothenburg, formed in February 2007 by Pontus Hjelm and Jimmie Strimell.
The current band lineup consists of Hjelm (vocals/guitar/keys), Christoffer "Stoffe" Andersson (screamed vocals), Marcus Wesslén (bass) and Marcus Rosell (drums). They released their self-titled debut album in May 2009. Despite many line up changes throughout their career, both bassist Marcus Wesslén and lead guitarist/current clean vocalist Pontus Hjelm have remained consistent since their debut album.
DBA is just about to release a new album which has been recorded and mixed in Pontus Hjelms new studio located in his private house in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The studio features Genelec 1237As flush mounted in the wall and 8030A nearfield monitors. The studio acoustics has been designed by the local veteran studio designer Claes Olsson.