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Dark Tranquillity streaming new song “Identical To None;” issue statement on 2021 North American Tour

Posted by on October 16, 2020

  Dark Tranquillity have unleashed another killer new track from their upcoming album, Moment, out November 20th via Century Media Records. Titled “Identical To None,” is dark, heavy, and catchy as the group commented:   “This one is a celebration of diversity and a condemnation of nearsighted division.”   The Swedish melodic death metal pioneers […]

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Dark Tranquillity, Kamelot and Overkill issue statements on John Finberg

Posted by on October 2, 2020

  Dark Tranquillity, Kamelot, and Overkill have issued statements on John Finberg following a MetalSucks report on a history of sexual assault, bullying, harassment, racism, etc. allegations against the concert booker and First Row Talent owner. While there are a few and possibly very few who haven’t addressed the subject, Overkill revealed they cut ties […]

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Dark Tranquillity announce extensive Fall 2021 North American Tour with Obscura and Nailed To Obscurity

Posted by on September 23, 2020

  While concerts and tours remain uncertain and events set for early 2021 are being cancelled or postponed, Swedish melodic death metal masters Dark Tranquillity are being optimistic as they announced an extensive North American tour. The group will be celebrating their new album, Moment, which will be released on November 20th via Century Media […]

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Dark Tranquillity share “Phantom Days” video, new album arriving in November

Posted by on September 11, 2020

  Yes! Dark Tranquillity have announced their new album, Moment, will be released on November 12th via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2016’s Atoma will bring us some joy during these crazy times we call 2020. To celebrate the album announcement, the band has shared a video for the first single “Phantom Days.”   […]

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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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