Posts Tagged ‘Dark Tranquillity’

The Halo Effect – Days of the Lost

At this point, shitting on a new In Flames record is a metalhead pastime on par with making fun of James Hetfield’s gratuitous “YEEEEAAH”-ing or screaming “SLAYERRRRRRRRRR” at ridiculous and nonsensical moments. Depending on when you decided that one of metal’s most influential and prolific acts jumped the shark, we’re talking actual decades since they’ve […]

Mitochondrial Sun – Sju Pulsarer

When Niklas Sundin left Dark Tranquillity early last year, I was genuinely bummed the fuck out. Mostly, I was upset about what it might mean for a band I held near-and-dear to my heart, but I was also bummed because I’d heard Sundin’s first solo offering from side project Mitochondrial Sun and came away pretty […]

DARK TRANQUILLITY to release new album, ‘Construct,’ in May 2013

The guardians of the Gothenburg sound, DARK TRANQUILLITY, released their first album 20 years ago and are still one of the most exciting bands in melodic death metal. New and old fans will be happy to hear that they are ready to announce their 10th album. The band comments: “Greetings, Darklings! After having played over […]

Firewind Posts New Video For “Mercenary Man” Online

Firewind Posts New Video For “Mercenary Man” Online The Greek metal phenomenon Firewind, led by the young guitar sensation Gus G. (ex-Dream Evil, Nightrage, Mystic Prophecy, Arch Enemy), has returned with The Premonition, which is easily their defining moment. The much anticipated offering is now available and a captivating new video for the stunning track, […]

Dark Tranquillity – Fiction

Often I wonder which is the bigger anathema, metalcore or melodic death metal? Most will decide the outcome of this debate in a nanosecond and of course the former will be lauded as the current whipping boy of heavy music. Regardless, melodic death metal’s credibility and relevance has been hanging precariously in the balance since […]