Persuader is a Swadish pouer metal baund frae Umeå in the Swadish lappland Norrland. The baund wis formed in 1997, an they hae since released three full length albums: The Hunter, Evolution Purgatory, an When Eden Burns. They hae a soond similar tae bands including early Blind Guardian, Iron Savior, an Nocturnal Rites, although Persuader includes influences o thrash metal also.
A follow-up tae the 2006 album When Eden Burns is being written, an is scheduled tae be released in 2010.
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Current line-up 
- Jens Carlsson, vocals (also rhythm guitar till 2006)
- Emil Norberg, lead guitar
- Daniel Sundbom, rhythm guitar
- Fredrik Hedström, bass
- Efraim Juntunen, drums
Umwhile members 
- Pekka Kiviaho, guitars