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Dark Tranquillity - Announce Tour With Warbringer And Striker

Melodic death metal legends Dark Tranquillity have officially announced a new set of tour dates for this autumn in North America. Here's the statement from the band: "We're very pleased to announce that we'll return to North America after the summer, this time hitting some areas that we missed out on during our previous stateside tour a couple of months ago. Support will come from the mighty US thrashers Warbringer and Canadian metalists Striker, so this is one hell of a package with something for everyone. There are both regular tickets available as well as special VIP packages including a meet and greet with the band and a poster."

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Posted: 23.04.2017 by nikarg | Comments (3)


Dark Tranquillity - To Release 'The Absolute' 7", Confirm More Shows

Legendary Gothenburg melodic death metal pioneers Dark Tranquillity will release a 7" single on March 24th, 2017 featuring the two tracks "The Absolute" and "Time Out Of Place", which have so far only been released as bonus tracks of the limited edition CD version of their latest album Atoma. These songs are more experimental. Pre-orders are available here.

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Posted: 25.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Dark Tranquillity - Nominated For Swedish Grammis Awards

Dark Tranquillity's new album Atoma is being well-received and even the Swedish Grammis Awards took notice. The legendary Gothenburg melodic death metal pioneers were nominated with their new album Atoma. In the hard rock/metal category, the other nominees are Amaranthe's Maximalism album, Ghost's Popestar EP, In Flames' new album Battles and Cult Of Luna's collaboration with Julie Christmas, Mariner.

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Posted: 21.12.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (11)


Dark Tranquillity - To Tour With Amon Amarth, Omnium Gatherum

It's a veritable melodic death metal feast! The triple threat of Dark Tranquillity, Amon Amarth and Omnium Gatherum are joining forces for an European tour next year. Dark Tranquillity is the main support of headliners Amon Amarth but they are also playing some headline shows in between to present their new album Atoma. More tour dates will be announced shortly.

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Posted: 23.11.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (18)


Dark Tranquillity - Release Medley Of 'Atoma' Bonus Songs

The official release of Dark Tranquillity's anticipated new album Atoma is tomorrow on Century Media Records. You might also be aware that the deluxe CD edition features the songs "The Absolute" and "Time Out Of Place" that showcase a very different side of the band, removed from the usual metal territory. Well, today the Swedes released a medley of these two songs and you can enjoy it below. How do you like this different side of the band?

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Posted: 03.11.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Dark Tranquillity - Anders Iwers Now Full Time Member

Bassist Anders Iwers (known from his work with Tiamat, Avatarium and Ceremonial Oath) has officially joined Dark Tranquillity as a full time band member after spending quite time playing bass on live shows with the band. The announcement was made recently. Daniel Antonsson had been the previous full-time bassist of the Swedish group.

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Posted: 23.10.2016 by Josh Gottret | Comments (3)


Dark Tranquillity - Share New Official Video

The release date for Dark Tranquillity's new album Atoma is drawing closer but if you cannot wait and want to listen to more tracks, then you should feel happy as the band is sharing another video today for the song "Forward Momentum". Enjoy it right below!

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Posted: 21.10.2016 by s_t_s | Comments (13)


Dark Tranquillity - Share Animated Video For Album Title Track

Today you get to discover a brand new tune from Swedish melodic masters Dark Tranquillity. The ever consistent group is about to release a new album, Atoma, on Century Media this November 4th. The band has now released an animated video for the album's title track, where Mikael Stanne showcases his clean vocals as well. You can watch it here and share your thoughts about the music.

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Posted: 07.10.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (15)


Dark Tranquillity - Debut New Song And Video

Ever since Dark Tranquillity announced their forthcoming album, Atoma, I have been incredibly eager to listen to a first track, and here it comes! Courtesy of Century Media Records and their official YouTube channel we are offered a video and a chance to listen to "The Pitiless".

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Posted: 26.09.2016 by s_t_s | Comments (20)


Dark Tranquillity - Reveal New Album Tracklist

On November 4th, 2016, Dark Tranquillity will release their 11th album Atoma worldwide through Century Media Records and start their North American headline tour. Fans needing a first taste of the album can hear the new track, "The Pitiless" this Friday. To keep the excitement going, the band will also debut a video for the song on September 26th, over at the Century Media Records YouTube channel. So, exciting things are coming really soon. For now, check out the song titles and album formats below.

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Posted: 21.09.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Dark Tranquillity - Share New Album Title, Cover And More

Finally, some news regarding Dark Tranquillity's new album! In fact, now we know the title, release date and how the album cover looks like. The follow-up to Construct will drop on November 4th, 2016 through Century Media Records. It's called Atoma and the Swedish metallers are currently recording it. The striking cover artwork was once again created by the band's guitarist Niklas Sundin. Feast your eyes on it below.

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Posted: 13.07.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (14)


Dark Tranquillity - Guitarist Martin Henriksson Quits

Gothenburg sons Dark Tranquillity are facing a major line-up change. They just lost their founding member Martin Henriksson. From 1989 to 1998, he played bass in the band and then switched to guitar. The charismatic guitarist amicably left the band a couple of months ago after he lost the passion for playing music. The band is currently putting the finishing touches on the material for their next album.

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Posted: 01.04.2016 by Bad English | Comments (16)


Dark Tranquillity - North American Tour Dates Confirmed

Swedes Dark Tranquillity are pleased to announce that they will headline a North American tour this fall featuring support from Swallow The Sun, Enforcer, and Starkill. The band is currently busy working on their upcoming new effort, which will be of course presented on this upcoming tour. Confirmed tour dates are available down under. More will be added soon.

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Posted: 21.03.2016 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Dark Tranquillity - Debut New Video

Dark Tranquillity's latest album Construct came out two years ago. While fans might be eager for a new album, for now the Gothenburg metal kings have released a new video. Check out below the brand new Dark Tranquillity video clip for the track "The Science Of Noise". Moreover, bassist Anders Iwers (Tiamat, Avatarium) will join the band on their upcoming live appearances as well as stand-in guitarist Erik Jacobson (Deals Death), who replaces Niklas Sundin while he is on parental duties.

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Posted: 18.06.2015 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Dark Tranquillity - Confirm N. American Tour With Insomnium

The Swedes Dark Tranquillity have toured with Insomnium before and now they are doing it again. This time, both bands are joining forces for a North American tour to happen at the beginning of next year. The last album the band released was Construct in 2013. As for Insomnium, they released a new album this year called Shadows Of The Dying Sun. Check out below the January dates for 2015.

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Event: Dark Tranquillity: North American Tour 2015
Posted: 07.06.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (4)