November 7, 2018 — While THE SPIRIT hail from Saarbrücken, Germany, they sound like they were born in the metal Mecca of Gothenburg, Sweden. It’s abundantly clear that DISSECTION are, by far, their main influence.
February 17, 2017 — Another strong year is in the books for heavy music, so strong that making a year end list seemed unfair to every release that we did not include in our lists.
September 27, 2016 — On November 4th, 2016, DARK TRANQUILLITY will release their 11th album Atoma through Century Media Records. The band is proud to present the first single and video for the song “The Pitiless”:
March 31, 2016 — Founding DARK TRANQUILLITY member, Martin Henriksson, has announced his departure from the band. Whether it was through his bass playing in the earlier years to his guitar playing, he helped start a revolutionary new style of metal and put Gothenberg, Sweden on the map for the past 26 years.
June 30, 2013 — Album number 10, Construct, is finally here from the kings of Gothenburg, Sweden. After making their biggest leap in sound and style in recent times with We Are the Void, DARK TRANQUILLITY continue moving forward.
May 10, 2013 — With the release of a new DARK TRANQUILLITY album on the horizon, the new video for the song, “Uniformity,” has been posted online. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BolGeBNPK1w The video was directed by the great Patrick Ullaeus.
March 28, 2013 — Gothenburg, Sweden’s DARK TRANQUILLITY are set to release their new album, Construct, on May 27, 2013. Check out the trailer. There are some snippets of the new album.
January 11, 2013 — Gothenburg gods, DARK TRANQUILLITY, released their first album, Skydancer, 20 years ago and are set to release 10th album, Construct, on May 2013. The band comments: “Greetings, Darklings!
December 30, 2012 — We’ve seen DARK TRANQUILLITY get their own Lego music video. Well, I think LegonardoDaFinci has one-upped that video with his Lego rendition of CRYPTOPSY’s classic, “Phobophile.
October 20, 2012 — Swedish melodic death metal legends DARK TRANQUILLITY will digitally release their Zero Distance EP on October 22nd in North America. Taken from the European tour edition of We are the Void (2010).
February 23, 2012 — DARK TRANQUILLITY is proud to present their new music video, “In My Absence”! Taken from their latest release, We Are The Void (2010), the video is the band’s fifth promo clip for the album, and was filmed by the band themselves on the road, with guitarist Niklas Sundin taking care of the editing/post production duties.
September 23, 2011 — The video for DARK TRANQUILLITY’s “Zero Distance” has been posted online. The song was written during We are the Void sessions and will appear on the Tour Edition of the album along with additional live tracks, and videos.
August 3, 2011 — Gothenburg, Sweden’s DARK TRANQUILLITY have posted a teaser trailer for their new “Zero Distance” project featuring guitarist Niklas Sundlin’s excellent artwork. More details to be announced soon.
July 20, 2011 — Gothenburg kings, DARK TRANQUILLITY, have posted their video for “Iridium” off of their latest album, We are the Void, online. Check out the impressive video below:
February 14, 2011 — SLAUGHTER OF THE BLUEGRASS, a group of musicians from Sweden known for their bluegrass renditions of AT THE GATES, DARK TRANQUILLITY, and AMON AMARTH songs, have released three new IN FLAMES covers: “Jotun,” “Moonshield,” and “Stand Ablaze.
December 7, 2010 — December is here, so it is time for us, the APESHIT goons, to share with you our list of metal albums that made an impression on us in 2010.
December 3, 2010 — DARK TRANQUILLITY have posted the projection video for “The Fatalist” that was played during their 2010 shows. According to the band, the images were painted by guitarist/artist Niklas Sundin using Alchemy 0.
May 9, 2010 — As reported earlier, DARK TRANQUILLITY will begin their tour of the Americas in two days. Vocalist Mikael Stanne dropped in with a video message for all the fans:
April 30, 2010 — , new riffing territory (“Her Silent Language”), and some new avenues (“Arkhangelsk”) that DARK TRANQUILLITY traverse that give the album a fresh feel. However, that’s not to say that We are the Void is some 180 degree shift.
April 19, 2010 — Swedish melodic metal pioneers, DARK TRANQUILLITY, will make their much anticipated return to North America on May 11th as they prepare for a massive North American headlining tour with THREAT SIGNAL and MUTINY WITHIN supporting.
March 23, 2010 — It’s been a long while since DARK TRANQUILLITY fans got treated to a DT DVD release. While Live Damage was good, Where Death is Most Alive is the definition of fan service.
February 16, 2010 — 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.
January 21, 2010 — 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.
December 20, 2009 — 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.
August 21, 2009 — Gothenburg, Sweden’s DARK TRANQUILLITY have announced details about their upcoming DVD, Where Death is Most Alive. Here is official word from the band: “After a lot of work, we’re proud to announce that the ‘Where Death Is Most Alive’ DVD will see the light of day on October 26th, 2009 in Europe and November 17th, 2009 in North America via Century Media Records.
August 24, 2008 — Swedish metal band, DARK TRANQUILLITY, have announced that they have parted ways with their longtime bassist, Michael Nicklasson. The band and Nicklasson, who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes last year, maintain that the separation is amicable.
July 27, 2008 — LAETHORA, the Swedish death/grind band featuring members of DARK TRANQUILITY and THE PROVENANCE, has just posted two new tracks on their MySpace page. Said the band:
April 11, 2008 — Sweden’s DARK TRANQUILLITY are set to embark on the Tyranny and Bloodshred 2008 tour alongside ARCH ENEMY, DIVINE HERESY, and FIREWIND. The tour will consist of several off-date shows without ARCH ENEMY and conclude with a headlining run of shows with just DIVINE HERESY and FIREWIND.
May 13, 2007 — At this point in their fruitful career, it’s safe to assume that a new DARK TRANQUILLITY brings no apprehensions about the band’s unwavering commitment to excellence.
March 18, 2007 — DARK TRANQUILLITY’s new video for “Focus Shift” off the band’s upcoming album, Fiction, can be viewed online here. The band are about to begin their U.
March 10, 2007 — Sweden’s LAETHORA are a breath of fresh air. Featuring members of DARK TRANQUILLITY and THE PROVENANCE, LAETHORA are equipped with some able metal blokes who’ve been around ye olde death metal block.
March 6, 2007 — DARK TRANQUILLITY vocalist Mikael Stanne and guitarist Martin Henriksson will be answering fan questions via an online video stream on Thursday, March 8th at 12pm EST.
February 13, 2007 — This spring marks the Century Family”™s inaugural Metal for the Masses Tour, which will be co-headlined by Swedish titans, THE HAUNTED and DARK TRANQUILLITY, with INTO ETERNITY and SCAR SYMMETRY rounding out the stellar bill.
November 23, 2006 — Sweden’s DARK TRANQUILLITY have finished recording their forthcoming new album.Â Vocalist Mikael Stanne posted the following message the band’s official website: “I can’t believe it….We made it!
October 31, 2006 — DARK TRANQUILLITY are currently recording their follow-up to Character. Here what the band had to say: “Greetings, minions! “Just a quick update on the studio progress.
September 22, 2006 — DARK TRANQUILLITY have posted a report from their current tour in Korea: “Finally got some time out of the hectic schedule to issue a website update from the luxurious bar of our hotel in Korea.