Karl Sanders (born June 5, 1964) is an American musician, most widely known as the founding member of the American Egyptian-themed death metal band Nile. He was born in California, and lives in Greenville, South Carolina. Karl is endorsed by Dean Guitars, and has two signature models by Kxk-guitars. He is ranked 4 in the Decibel Magazine ranking of the 20 best death metal guitar players of all time. He has a vast knowledge of Egyptian mythology, which heavily influences his work

Early life

Before creating Nile, Karl was in a thrash metal band during the late 1980s called Morriah and played local shows with the young Morbid Angel and other US death metal bands.

Other projects

Sanders began his own solo side project in 2004. Much of the music that he plays includes similar elements of his band Nile, however presented in an ambient/Egyptian folk format, rather than death metal.

His first solo full-length album, Saurian Meditation, was released on October 26, 2004 under the Relapse record label. A second solo album, Saurian Exorcisms, was released on April 14, 2009.

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