Dark Tranquillity

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Dark Tranquillity
Dark Tranquillity in 2007
Dark Tranquillity in 2007
Background information
OriginBilldal, Sweden
Gothenburg, Sweden
GenresMelodic death metal
Years active1989–present
LabelsCentury Media, Osmose, Spinefarm
MembersMikael Stanne
Niklas Sundin
Martin Henriksson
Anders Jivarp
Martin Brändström
Daniel Antonsson
Past member(s)Anders Fridén
Fredrik Johansson
Mikael Niklasson
WebsiteOfficial website

Dark Tranquillity is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Billdal.

The band was formed in 1989 by band member Mikael Stanne and guitarist Niklas Sundin. Stanne and Sundin originally formed a band under the name Septic Broiler. Members Anders Fridén, Anders Jivarp and Martin Henriksson joined the band shortly after. Dark Tranquillity is an important part of the melodic death metal genre of music and are one of the longest-standing bands from the original Gothenburg metal scene.[1]

They released their debut album, Skydancer, on August 30, 1993. They are currently signed to Century Media Records.

Band members[change | change source]

  • Anders Fridén - vocals (1989–1993)
  • Fredrik Johansson - guitar (1993–1998)
  • Mikael Niklasson - bass (1999−2008)

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dark Tranquillity - Biography". Metal Storm. Retrieved 2013-01-27.

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