Watch DARK TRANQUILLITY’s New Video for “Shadow in Our Blood”

DARK TRANQUILLITY‘s new video for “Shadow in Our Blood” has been posted online. The song is the opening track to the band’s new album, We are the Void, which is set for a March 9th release date.

Check out the video:

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Mikael Stanne (vocals) further comments: “Greetings from Atlanta, Georgia. Four days into the tour and finally jetlag has subsided. We are now operating on local time and it feels great. The shows have been awesome so far. We have loved performing every night and the new songs that we have pulled out have gone over really well. We can’t wait for the album to come out so that we can start doing more of the new stuff that we are very proud of.

“The new video for ‘Shadow in our Blood’ was shot by Vasara Films, who also filmed and edited our live DVD, and once again did an excellent job. The clip is all about inevitability, the inability to alter the course of your life. I think they captured the fear and frustration really well and it turned out to be quite a scary video. The filming of it was even scarier though. I flew to Finland in the dead of winter not knowing what I was in for. Hours later I found myself strapped to an off-road motorcycle in the freezing cold being driven further and further into the woods. It was one of the most surreal days of my life. All I could see from my position was the sky, snow and a few Finnish faces from time to time and all I could hear were people talking in a strange language and the song over and over again. The things you do for the art. Check it out and I hope you guys enjoy it as much as I loathed making it.”

The band is currently on tour with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA.

DARK TRANQUILLITY Post New Tracks; Video Report from the Studio

DARK TRANQUILLITY have posted new tracks, “At the Point of Ignition” and “Dream Oblivion,” from their forthcoming album, We Are the Void, on their MySpace page. The album is scheduled for a March 9th release in North America.

Also, the band will begin a worldwide touring cycle, beginning in the U.S., with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA on Feburary 4th. A full list of tour dates are also available on the band’s MySpace page.

Lastly, check out footage of the band in the studio during the recording of We Are the Void. The first clip is below; the rest appear after the jump.

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, whose self-titled album Killswitch Engage debuted at #7 on the Billboard Top 200 chart earlier this summer, are headed out on the road once again.

Fresh off a summer trek as one of the main stage attractions of the second annual Rock Star Energy Mayhem Fest, KSE will take the show on the road for a headline trek across the US, which is their first for this album. The tour will begin on February 4 in their home state of Massachusetts and will cover significant ground across the country for seven weeks. To keep things interesting, KSE have elected to play smaller venues in a handful of cities in order to create a more intimate setting for their fans.

Joining KILLSWITCH as main support will be Dayton, OH’s THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, who released their latest album With Roots Above and Branches Below via Ferret Music back in May 2009 and immediately followed with a hugely successful stint on last summer’s Warped Tour, resulting in a fanbase that has since grown exponentially. Also joining KILLSWITCH on this run will be highly influential metal act DARK TRANQUILLITY, who hail from Gothenburg, Sweden. DARK TRANQUILLITY are set to release their anticipated new album We Are the Void through Century Media in March 2010.

In other KSE news, the song “The End of Heartache,” the title track from their 2004, Gold-certified release, will appear on Guitar Hero: Van Halen alongside tracks from acts like FOO FIGHTERS, WEEZER, JUDAS PRIEST and THE CLASH, among others.

KSE guitarist Adam D. weighed in on the tour saying, “We are stoked to come back to the US and shred with THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA and DARK TRANQUILLITY. It’s been a while since we’ve headlined the States and we’re excited to play some new tunes for y’all. This tour is going to be wicked sweet!”

The tour will canvas the country beginning in early February and will run through the end of March. The dates are as follows, with additional dates being confirmed and announced shortly.

2/4 House of Blues, Boston, MA
2/5 House of Blues, Atlantic City, NJ
2/6 NorVa Norfolk, VA *KSE and DARK TRANQUILLITY only
2/8 House of Blues, Lake Buena Vista, FL
2/10 Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA
2/11 Amos’ Southend, Charlotte, NC
2/12 Sonar, Baltimore, MD
2/13 House Of Blues, Cleveland, OH
2/15 House of Blues, Chicago, IL
2/18 First Avenue Loop Station, MN
2/19 Eagles Ballroom Milwaukee, WI
2/20 Royal Oak Music Theatre Royal Oak, MI
2/21 The Egyptian Room at the Murat Center, Indianapolis, IN
2/23 Cain’s Ballroom, Tulsa, OK
2/24 Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater, Austin, TX *KSE, DARK TRANQUILLITY and special guest
2/25 Warehouse, Live Houston, TX
2/26 Palladium Ballroom, Dallas, TX
2/27 Concrete Street Amphitheatre Corpus Christi, TX *KSE, DARK TRANQUILLITY and special guest
3/01 Sunshine Theatre, Albuquerque, NM
3/03 House of Blues, Las Vegas, NV
3/05 Marquee Theatre, Tempe, AZ
3/06 The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA
3/07 The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
3/09 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR
3/10 Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA
3/12 The Great Salt Air, Magna, UT
3/13 Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO
3/14 The Midland by AMC, Kansas City, MO
3/15 The Pageant, St. Louis, MO
3/16 Rocket Town, Nashville, TN *KSE, DARK TRANQUILLITY and special guest
3/18 Irving Plaza, New York, NY
3/19 Irving Plaza, New York, NY
3/21 The Dome, Wallingford, CT

Sounds of the Underground Limited Edition CD/DVD Set Out June 19

This summer’s Third Annual Hot Topic Presents: Sounds of the Underground Tour 2007 is set to kick of July 6th in Dallas, TX. And on June 19th, Hot Topic will be carrying, exclusively, the Sounds of the Underground tour compilation, a limited edition 2 CD and 1 DVD set. The set, which will be available for $9.99, will include 31 songs and 15 videos from all the bands on the tour (and additional bands from the labels involved with the tour). Only 10,000 copies are being produced. Here is the complete compilation tracklisting:

CD 1:
1. GWAR – ‘Eighth Lock
2. SHADOWS FALL – ‘Failure Of The Devout
3. CHIMAIRA – ‘Resurrection
4. EVERY TIME I DIE – ‘The New Black
5. JOB FOR A COWBOY – ‘Embedded
6. NECRO – ‘The Pre-Fix For Death
7. DARKEST HOUR – ‘Doomsayer (The Beginning Of The End)
8. AMON AMARTH – ‘Runes To My Memory
11. HEAVY HEAVY LOW LOW – ‘Mall-Nutrition
12. THE NUMBER TWELVE LOOKS LIKE YOU – ‘Sleeping With The Fishes, See?
13. GOATWHORE – ‘Alchemy Of The Black Sun Cult
14. THIS IS HELL – ‘Permanence
15. 2CENTS – ‘The Wedding Dress

CD 2 (Additional music from the labels that brought you SOTU):
1. THROWDOWN – ‘Holy Roller
2. A LIFE ONCE LOST – ‘Firewater Joyride
3. BENEATH THE MASSACRE – ‘Modern Age Slavery
4. NORA – ‘Save Yourself
5. CELLADOR – ‘Never Again
6. SINCE THE FLOOD – ‘Strength
7. ANTERIOR – ‘The Silent Divide
8. IT DIES TODAY – ‘Reignite The Fires
9. AUTUMN – ‘My New Time
11. POISON THE WELL – ‘Letter Thing
12. WALLS OF JERICHO – ‘And Hope To Die
13. SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY – ‘Honey I’ve Never Had Sex That Wasn’t Awkward
14. SKELETONWITCH – ‘Beyond The Permafrost‘ (Demo)
15. THE MINOR TIMES – ‘Casket City Lights
16. THE HUMAN ABSTRACT – ‘Vela, Together We Await The Storm

Sights of the Underground DVD:
1. GWAR – ‘Eighth Lock
2. SHADOWS FALL – ‘Redemption
3. CHIMAIRA – ‘Resurrection’ from ‘Resurrection
4. EVERY TIME I DIE – ‘The New Black
5. NECRO – ‘Beautiful Music For You To Die To
6. DARKEST HOUR – ‘Sound The Surrender
7. AMON AMARTH – ‘Cry Of The Blackbirds
8. THE ACACIA STRAIN – ‘Angry Mob Justice
10. GOATWHORE – ‘Alchemy Of The Black Sun Cult
11. THIS IS HELL – ‘The Polygraph Cheaters
12. 2CENTS – ‘The Wedding Dress
13. KYLESA – ‘Hollow Severer
14. TERROR – ‘Lost
15. MISERY SIGNALS – ‘The Failsafe

For more details including tour dates, visit the official Sounds of the Underground website: