Joel Truelsen – LEACH Solar Artists

Joel is playing lead guitar in Leach.

Originating from Borås/Gothenburg, Sweden. LEACH started out 2003 as a project at their local youth center. The initial couple of years were mainly spent releasing some demos. 2012 they released their first full length in “Blindfold”, followed by the 2014 EP “Above All”. 2018 They released their latest, critically acclaimed effort “Hymns for the Hollow”.

LEACH is a nice fit for fans of Thrash, Crossover, Hardcore and describes their music as ”Thrash’n’Roll”.

They’ve stated influences such as Swedish acts The Haunted, Entombed and Raised Fist. Blended with a big dose of American metal and hardcore acts such as Exodus, Nuclear Assault, Hatebreed and Agnostic Front.

Joel is also active with his deathmetal project avgrund, privously Contra from Kungsbacka Sweden.



Solar guitars is the modern metal guitarist best friend, top quailty instruments you can rely on both live and in the studio! Feels like home and im proud of being onboard

Joel Truelsen – LEACH On social media