Gothenburg, Sweden


  • Peter Tuthill - Vocals
  • André Gonzales - Guitar
  • Timmy Leng - Guitar
  • Zoran Panovic - Guitar
  • Anthony Cui - Bass
  • Janne Jaloma - Drums

Despite is a progressive metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1998.

The debut album “In Your Despite” was released in Sweden in March 2009. The album features
guest vocals by Knut Agnred on the song called ”MindPlague”, a renowned Swedish singer and
member of the very popular comedy group ”Galenskaparna och After Shave”.

In October 2010 the band released their sophomore album “Clenched”. This time the famous
producer Andreas Kleerup helped out on the track “Commander of Hate”. Later the band parted
ways with their singer Alex, and Peter Tuthill (ex Carnal Forge and Construcdead) joined as their
new lead singer in Dec 2012.

During spring of 2013 Despite recorded their third album titled "EPic" which was released in
February 2014. On July 4th 2014 the music video for the song "As You Bleed" was released.
After the release of "EPic "Despite has been busy in the studio writing new material.
On November 10th 2014 the new standalone single "Chaos Trigger" was released.

In December 2014 bassist Mathias Dagerhed decided to quit, and a replacement was
found in Anthony Cui. At the same time Despite decided to add a third guitarist to the
line-up, and Zoran Panovic was recruited.

In May 2015 Oscar Nilsson (Drums) parted ways with Despite to pursue other things in his
life. A replacement was found in Janne Jaloma (also in Deals Death and Bloodshot Dawn)

On August 1 2015 the band released a new single titled "Praedonum". This was also the
last recording featuring Oscar Nilsson behind the drums.

The band is currently busy in the studio writing songs for an upcoming album.

Current line-up:
Peter Tuthill - Vocals
Timmy Leng - Guitar
André Gonzales - Guitar
Zoran Panovic - Guitar
Anthony Cui - Bass
Janne Jaloma - Drums

For more info, please visit the official website at


Detailed discography - Add release

Title Type Rating Label Release datesort icon
In Your Despite Full-length
Dozer Records December 31, 2009
Clenched Full-length
Dozer Records January 1, 2010
Crehate Music June 30, 2014


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