Besides his solo albums either as "Lars Eric Mattsson" or "Mattsson" Lars has also been running these bands for which he produced and wrote all the music:


     

Three albums of high intensive neoclassical power/speed/prog metal have been released so far. Amongst the musicians on these albums you will find besides Lars also
Vitalij Kuprij, Rusty Cooley, Mistheria, Carsten “Lizard” Schulz, Markku Kuikka, Hubi Meisel, Andy Engberg, Mikael Holm, Martin LeMar, Björn Jansson, Anand Mahangoe, Christer Jansson Eddie Sledgehammer.


          

Condition Red is a progressive project founded by Lars in 2000 that features musicians such as Derek Sherinian, Alex Masi, Ella Grussner, Gerald Kloos, Torgny Stjärnfelt, Eddie Sledgehammer...
 


        

A melodic hard rock/AOR band founded in 1991 having released four album featuring singers Randolp Reymers, Conny Lind, John Jeff Touch...




A Blues based very short lived band. Astral Groove which features singer Björn Lodin was released in 1995.






Progressive Gothic Metal featuring the Italian singer Elisa Pezzuto. "Darkness Will Fall" was released in 2008.

 

 


 
WARMTH IN THE WILDERNESS
A TRIBUTE TO JASON BECKER
(2001 Lion Music)

"Hammerhead Shark"
Mark Boals - vocals,
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, organ.

"Tell the Truth"
Pamme Kirby - vocals
Robin McAuley - vocals,
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, organ.

"Outro Jam"
Lars Eric Mattsson bass & sitar,
Guitars - Patrick Rondat,
James Byrd,
Mike Chlasciak,
Ron Thal,
Torben Enevoldsen...

"Altitudes"
Torben Enevoldsen - guitars,
Lars Eric Mattsson - fretless bass
Outro Jam was written by Lars Eric Mattsson

 

WARMTH IN THE WILDERNESS
A TRIBUTE TO JASON BECKER II
(2002 Lion Music)

"Colors"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards, electric sitar
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums

written by Lars Eric Mattsson

BEYOND INSPIRATION
A TRIBUTE TO ULI JON ROTH
(2003 Lion Music)

All instrumental tribute to one of Lars greatest influences.

"I'll be Loving You Always"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Ella Grussner - vocals

"Pictured Life"
Neal Grusky - lead guitar
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Torgny Stjarnfelt - vocals

 

WE WANT MOORE
GARY MOORE TRIBUTE
(2004 Lion Music)

"Parisienne Walkways"
Mikaela Mattsson - vocals
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Chris Poland - guitar
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums

This song features an extended outro jam where Lars is trading licks with Chris Poland..

THE SPIRIT LIVES ON
THE MUSIC OF JIMI HENDRIX REVISITED VOL I
(2004 Lion Music)

"Spanish Castle Magic"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Chris Poland - first guitar solo
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Alf Wemmenlind - vocals

"Little Miss Lover"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Ritchie Kotzen - first guitar solo
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Alf Wemmenlind - vocals

Condition Red
"Villanova Junction"

Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Alexander King - keyboards

THE SPIRIT LIVES ON
THE MUSIC OF JIMI HENDRIX REVISITED VOL II
(2004 Lion Music)

"Room Full of Mirrors"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Chris Poland - first guitar solo
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Alf Wemmenlind - vocals

"Burning of the Midnight Lamp"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass
James Byrd - first guitar solo
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Alf Wemmenlind - vocals

BLACKMORE'S CASTLE
A TRIBUTE TO DEEP PURPLE AND RAINBOW
(2003 Lion Music)

"Self Portrait"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Alf Wemmenlind - vocals

Condition Red
"Black Night"

Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass
Alexander King - keyboards
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Torgny Stjarnfelt - vocals
Ella Grussner - violin solo

Condition Red
"Still I'm Sad"

Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Alexander King - keyboards

SHAWN LANE
REMEMBERED VOL I
(2004 Lion Music)

All instrumental tribute to an incredible musician.

"Five Lanes"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums

written by Lars Eric Mattsson

 
 

 

EMBRACE THE SUN
LION MUSIC JAPAN EARTHQUAKE RELIEF PROJECT
(2011 Lion Music)

"Mother"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Eddie Sledgehammer - drums
Adrienn Antal - vocals


Written by Lars Eric Mattsson

INTERPRETATIONS
LION MUSIC PRESENTS JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
(2015 Lion Music)


"Oboe Concerto in D minor (Marcello) Adagio BWV 974"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitars, bass, keyboards
Christer Jansson - drums

REINCARNATED
LION MUSIC PRESENTS W.A. MOZART
(2015 Lion Music)


"The Magic Flute, Opera, K. 620: Ach, Ich fühl's, Es ist verschwunden"

Lars Eric Mattsson - guitar

A NEW SEASON
LION MUSIC PRESENTS ANTONIO VIVALDI
(2015 Lion Music)


"Sonata No. 1 in C major, "Il pastor fido", Giga Op. 13, No. 1, RV 54"

Lars Eric Mattsson - guitar and bass
 

with CONDITION RED: "Concerto for Two Mandolins in G major, RV 532, Andante"
Lars Eric Mattsson - guitar and bass
Alexander King - Keyboards
Eddie Sledgehammer - Drums