There are multiple artists named Malaise: 1) a Swedish gothic rock band. 2) A Canadian black metal band. 3) A Portuguese folk punk band. 1) Malaise is a gothic rock band from Stockholm, Sweden. Started out in 1989 as an all-electronic one-man project with Martin Danielsson behind the knobs. The next few years produced bucketloads of more or less thought out demos. In 1991 Malaise contributed "We are Colliders" to the Memento Materia sampler Elementary '91, soon followed by more songs on the samplers Illuminative '92 and Autumn Leaves '93.