Seven bands share the name "Closer": Closer (1): Closer is a Melodic Death Metal band from Hagfors, Värmland in Sweden. They used to go under the name Withered, but decided to get a new, fresh start when their label didn't hold up to the release contract. Before closing a new record deal, Closer was named Swedens best unsigned band by the prestigeous periodical Close-Up Magazine. On October 24th 2008, Closer released their anticipated debut - A Darker Kind of Salvation. The band now resides in Örebro, Sweden.