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Thank you!

101 shows on six continents! Thanks to everyone that showed up in support of the WORLD CONSTRUCT tour – see you again soon! Legenda: May 01: Tunis, Tunisia May 03: Bucharest, Romania May 04: Istanbul, Turkey June 01: Beastival festival, Germany June 07: Dubai rock festival, UAE June 28: Basinfire[...]

“A memory construct” released

The limited edition “A memory construct” 7″, sold at our recent North American tour, can now be ordered via the links below: CM Distro USA: http://bit.ly/1fIRe3i CM Distro Europe: http://bit.ly/1gbUMWJ The single is also available digitally on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon and all the other places. Search and ye shall find! UPDATE: Lyrics[...]

70000 Tons of metal – one month left!

AVAST YE! One month left before we board the 70000 tons of metal cruise! We had a blast when participating in the very first journey back in 2011 and very much look forward to repeating the adventure. More info at: www.70000tons.com

Stuttgart venue change!

The show on Dec 3 will be held at WAGENHALLEN instead of the previously announced Universum. Please spread this to anyone you know that will be going. http://www.universum-stuttgart.de/konzert-dark-tranquility-swe

Japan, Australia, Greece

More “Construct” touring confirmed. For daily updated info, feel free to visit our Facebook page instead. JAPAN March 18: Tokyo March 19: Nagoya March 20: Osaka Tickets available at: http://smash-jpn.com/live/?id=2035 AUSTRALIA March 25: Perth March 27: Melbourne March 28: Brisbane March 29: Sydney Tickets available at: http://metalmassacre.com.au GREECE April 4:[...]

“Skydancer” reissue

Happy 20th birthday, SKYDANCER! Time flies! On August 30, 1993, our weird and wonderful debut album “Skydancer” was released. The album has been out of print and hard to obtain for a while, but to celebrate the anniversary there will be new CD, LP and digital releases with remastered sound.[...]

Of chaos and eternal night

After having been out of print for years and unavailable through digital services, our “Of chaos and eternal night” MCD from 1994 is now available through our bandcamp site. It’s our first recording with Mikael Stanne on vocals and will probably surprise a lot of people that mainly are familiar[...]

North American tour announced

DARK TRANQUILLITY / OMNIUM GATHERUM / EXMORTUS North American tour 2014 That’s right! We’re bringing the “Construct” tour to USA and Canada in early 2014, and we’re very pleased to announce that our good buddies in OMNIUM GATHERUM are confirmed for the main support slot for all dates. We’re also[...]

Touring extravaganza

Greetings darklings! As most of you know, we’re hard at work preparing the live set for the upcoming “Construct” touring cycle. Spirits are high and we’re confident that we have a lot of very special shows ahead of us. Those of you located on the North American continent will be[...]

Main support for Swedish dates: Darkane!

We’re proud and honoured to announce fellow swedes Darkane as main support for the Stockholm, Malmö and Gothenburg shows of our “European construct” tour. They recently released their 6th album “The sinister supremacy”, and the official lyric video for the title track can be viewed below. These are the dates in question.[...]

Suomi Finland Perkele!

We’re pleased to announce that we’ll team up with our friends Omnium Gatherum for a four-date Finnish mini tour later this fall: Tuesday 29.10.2013 Turku, Klubi Wednesday 30.10.2013 Jyväskylä, Lutakko Thursday 31.10.2013 Joensuu, Kerubi Friday 01.11.2013 Helsinki, Tavastia More info and ticket links available here.

Tristania announced as main support

We’re very pleased to announce Tristania as main support for the “European construct” tour. Check out the trailer for their new album “Darkest white” below and visit their website or Facebook page for additional info. To recap, here are the currently confirmed dates. Most of the venues have started the[...]

Stockholm and Gothenburg shows added!

The “European construct” tour is expanding! These two shows in our native Sweden just got announced: Dec 9: Debaser medis, Stockholm (click here for tickets) Dec 10: Pustervik, Göteborg (click here for tickets) Stay tuned for more tour information to be unveiled in the near future.

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EUROPEAN CONSTRUCT TOUR 2013

The Construct is real and is coming to you this fall. Starting this November, we are bringing the European Construct tour out on the road. We are all very excited to deliver a brand new show full of new songs as well as old favourites. Cheers! Mikael Stanne / D.T. These[...]

Szene Open Air confirmed!

Another addition to our festival schedule: August 3 – Szene Open air, Austria. More info: www.szeneopenair.at

Listen to “Sorrow’s architect”!

The exclusive track “Sorrow’s architect” is now streaming via the link below. https://soundcloud.com/decibelmagazine/dark-tranquillity-sorrows The song is featured on a subscriber-only flexi disc in the upcoming issue of Decibel magazine. However, there are some limited copies of the magazine featuring the 7″ that can be ordered here.        

Swedish #1!

Thanks to everyone that so have purchased “Construct” and thus supporting the band. We’re impressed and humbled by the fact that the first-week sales are better than for any previous album, a fact that bodes very well for the upcoming touring cycle.  

This architect of sorrow

Our friends at Decibel magazine will include a subscriber-only flexi disc in their next issue, featuring a previously unreleased song from the “Construct” sessions: Sorrow’s architect. Subscribe to Decibel by 9am EST on Tuesday (June 4) to ensure your subscription starts with this exclusive flexi disc: http://store.decibelmagazine.com/collections/subscriptions-renewals/products/subscribe More info on Decibel’s[...]

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“Construct” released!

That’s right – our new album is finally out! No need for us to provide a list of links since it should be available for purchase/streaming pretty much everywhere.

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News roundup

Here’s a recap of some of the latest happenings in the D.T. camp. Make sure to follow our Facebook and Twitter feeds to stay updated. Links to reviews, interviews and other assorted news are being posted on an almost daily basis. Uniformity Biggest news first: The “Uniformity” video is now released and[...]

“Construct” touring cycle begins!

Exciting times ahead! The “Construct” touring cycle will officially start tomorrow with the show in Tunisia, and from there we’ll probably visit every corner of the world in the upcoming year or two. More great news: We’re very pleased to announce TesseracT as main support for the upcoming European tour[...]

U.S. pre-order packages available

  That’s right! Pre-order packages for “Construct” are now starting to appear. First out is the North America: http://smarturl.it/constructcmd Pre-order options for other territories will be announced as soon as they become available online.  

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Stand up and be counted!

Renowned director Patric Ullaeus (www.revolver.se) recently started working on a promo video for the song “Uniformity”, taken from the upcoming Dark tranquillity album “Construct”. The song is one of the more diverse and different offerings from the album, and the final result will be available online in a month or[...]

Nautical domination

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ll once again embark on the mighty 70 000 tons of metal cruise, which will take place between the 27th and 31st of January next year. Every self-respecing metalhead should already be familiar with this event, but more information can be found at their[...]

CONSTRUCT info and tracklisting

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 release their 10th album on May 27th. Today the[...]

Bucharest gig confirmed

We have the pleasure of announcing that we’ll once again play in Romania. A Bucharest date has been added to the upcoming trek in May, so the current shows for this mini tour are as follows: May 1 – Le Plug, Tunis (Tunisia) May 3 – Arenela Romane, Bucharest (Romania)[...]

D.T. parts ways with bassist Daniel Antonsson

DARK TRANQUILLITY parts ways with bassist Daniel Antonsson. Shortly before beginning the studio sessions for the upcoming 10th studio album “Construct”, the band amicably parted ways with bassist Daniel Antonsson. The decision has been growing for a while, and the main reason is that Daniel wanted to focus on his[...]

Hello world…

…and welcome to the brand new official D.T. website. The old homepage, in all its hand-coded HTML glory, served us well for nearly eight years, but times are changing and it was getting more and more obvious that the previous version was getting obsolete. The D.T. homepage anno 2013 offers[...]

Nightfall by the shore of time

20 years ago, prepraring for the SKYDANCER album, we printed our first ever band shirt at a small Gothenburg shop. To celebrate our long journey we’ll now release a limited edition replica of the same design, inspired by the very first song of our very first album: NIGHTFALL BY THE[...]