|Genres||Melodic death metal|
|Labels||Century Media, Osmose, Spinefarm|
|Past member(s)||Anders Fridén|
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.
They released their debut album, Skydancer, on August 30, 1993. They are currently signed to Century Media Records.
Band members[change | change source]
- Mikael Stanne - vocals (1989–present)
- Martin Henriksson - guitar (1989–present)
- Niklas Sundin - guitar (1989–present)
- Daniel Antonsson - bass (2008–present)
- Anders Jivarp - drums (1989–present)
- Martin Brändström - programming, keyboards (1999-present)
- Anders Fridén - vocals (1989–1993)
- Fredrik Johansson - guitar (1993–1998)
- Mikael Niklasson - bass (1999−2008)
Discography[change | change source]
Albums[change | change source]
- Skydancer (1993)
- The Gallery (1995)
- The Mind's I (1997)
- Projector (1999)
- Haven (2000)
- Damage Done (2002)
- Character (2005)
- Fiction (2007)
- We Are the Void (2010)
- Construct (2013)
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Dark Tranquillity - Biography". Metal Storm. Retrieved 2013-01-27.