Ask any metalhead and they will tell you that the progenitors of the Gothenburg melodic death metal sound are At The Gates, In Flames, and Dark Tranquillity. These three bands created and shaped a sound that would become a staple in the metal world. In my personal opinion, At The Gates is the most metal, In Flames became the most accessible, and Dark Tranquillity was the “horror movie” of melodic death metal.
Now, these masters of metal are back with Construct, their 10th studio album. The follow up to 2010’s We Are The Void, Construct was produced by Jens Bogren, the acclaimed producer who has worked with such bands as Opeth, Leprous, Soilwork, Katatonia, and many more. With such a storied legacy as well as the clout of Bogren behind them, could Dark Tranquillity bring yet another winner to the genre? Head on below to find out! READ MORE