Tag Archives: Dark Tranquillity

New App launched for metal bands to better connect with fans

Posted by on May 7, 2020

  A new app has been launched that will help metal bands better reach and connect with their fans.  Bandbond was created by Dark Tranquillity keyboardist Martin Brändström together with composer Joacim Starander and Swedish metal journalist Mattias Lindeblad after becoming frustrated that only a small percentage of fans who follow a band’s pages organically […]

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Dark Tranquillity welcome guitarists Chris Amott & Johan Reinholdz as “proper real members”

Posted by on March 31, 2020

Last week, Dark Tranquillity revealed founding guitarist Niklas Sundin has quit the band. The split remained amicable, and it seemed like this was a long time coming considering guitarists Chris Amott (ex-Arch Enemy) and Johan Reinholdz (Andromeda) have been performing with the group live over the last few years. Yesterday (30th), the group has not […]

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Founding Dark Tranquillity guitarist Niklas Sundin quits band

Posted by on March 23, 2020

  Founding Dark Tranquillity guitarist, Niklas Sundin has quit the band. However, Sundin will remain part of the group’s visual side of things, including working on the cover illustration for their next album. Overall, he has officially stepped down as the guitarist to focus on his family, being away from the road, and working on […]

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Dark Tranquillity’s Niklas Sundin signs Mitochondrial Sun to Argonauta Records

Posted by on September 3, 2019

Argonauta Records has signed Niklas Sundin and his Mitochondrial Sun. Mitochondrial Sun is the solo project of Sundin, one of the masterminds behind Dark Tranquillity, a Swedish metal band that has shaped an entire genre of metal music and created scores of disciples. Mitochondrial Sun is a musical departure for Sundin delivering mostly instrumental, atmospheric, and […]

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KISS, Tool, Slayer, Carcass, Gojira, and more set for Hellfest 2019

Posted by on November 26, 2018

The lineup for 2019 Hellfest Open Air has officially been revealed. The festival is scheduled to run from June 21st through 23rd in Clisson France as Manowar, KISS and Tool are set as the event’s headliners. Additionally, the event will mark Slayer’s final France performance. Check out the current  lineup below: 06/21: Manowar Dropkick Murphys […]

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First 16 bands announced for 70000 Tons of Metal 2018

Posted by on July 6, 2017

There are a handful of people who have attended 70,000 Tons of Metal since the beginning, and 2018 will find it sailing into its eighth journey. During this past holiday weekend, Andy Piller, the Skipper of this four-day voyage, started the band announcements on Facebook. We are one day away from ticket sales for “survivors,” […]

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Dark Tranquillity announce North American tour dates with Warbringer and Striker

Posted by on April 19, 2017

Swedish melodic death metal icons Dark Tranquillity are returning to North America for an early Fall tour in continuation to support their incredible 2016 album Atoma. The tour kicks off on September 6th in Margate Florida and concludes on October 7th in Dallas Texas. Looking at it closely, it seems they only have one day […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/11: Sales play it safe

Posted by on January 11, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The debut week drought continues, but it seems we’ll be seeing more action in the weeks to come. In the meantime however, many albums have reappeared on the charts thanks to a combination of […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/14: Warner Bros. has a top debut?

Posted by on December 14, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   This week’s top debut is odd for a few reasons. First of all, it’s a big name release coming out in the middle of the December, which doesn’t happen often. Second, said release […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/7: Black (album) Friday sales

Posted by on December 7, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We now come to the time of year on Metal By Numbers where list of debuts grows very small. This week feels particularly bare after Metallica’s album sales were revealed last week. But we’ve […]

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