Björn Gelotte is a songwriter and guitarist for the Swedish band In Flames. He joined the band as the drummer in 1995. He continued his position as drummer during The Jester Race (1995) and Whoracle (1997). Gelotte switched to his current position on guitars after Glenn Ljungström left the band. He shared lead/rhythm guitar work with now former In Flames guitarist Jesper Strömblad. In March 2004, Björn (along with Jesper Strömblad) were both ranked #70 out of 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of all time by Guitar World.