About

Marcus Jidell is a guitar player, producer, studio engineer and multi instrumentalist born and raised in Stockholm Sweden.

At an early age he started to take cello classes and to study classical singing. A few years later he picked up the guitar to learn electric and acoustic  music. Marcus’s main influences these days are players like: Tony Iommi, Leslie West, Jerry Douglas, Chuck Berry, Ritchie Blackmoore, Rune Gustafsson , Jimi Hendrix, Carl Perkins, Mark Knopfler, Jack White, Muddy Waters, Miles Davis, T-Bone Burnett, David Gilmour, Gary More, Angus Young, Randy Rhoads, Paco de Lucia, Eric Clapton, Duane Allman, Albert King and B.B.King.

Always driven by a big passion for music Marcus has never stopped being curious and is always trying to increase his understanding for different changers and musical expressions.

 

Marcus Jidell is today a member of Avatarium and the project The Doomsday Kingdom.

Marcus works in DeepWell Sthlm, where he at the moment is producing the next Candlemass Single among other stuff. He already produced an EP and a full length album with Candlemass called The Door To Doom featuring guitar legend Tony Iommy. A new Avatarium album is also recorded and will be released this year.

Bands

Avatarium, Soen, The Doomsday Kingdom,  Evergrey, Royal Hunt

Session Live Musician

Astrakhan, Soen, Candlemass, Krux, Bernie Marsden, Pain, Lee Kerslake, Micky Moody.
Bruce Kulik , E-type, Grand Jam

Marcus Jidell uses

Hagström Guitars, Gibson, Fender, Caparison
Marshall Amplifiers
Olsson Amps    http://olssonamps.com, Lundgren Pickups,
Seymour Duncan pickups
Tommy Folkesson Raptor
xotic pedals, Box of Doom Isocabs.
http://www.guitarlabs.se
Marcus Jidell