Dark Tranquillity has just released the first official video off their new album, We Are The Void, entitled “Shadow In Our Blood”. We Are The Void is scheduled to be released between the dates of Feb. 24 (Sweden) and Mar. 9th. (U.S.A.) by Century Media Records. The special edition of the album contains two bonus tracks, a DVD with a documentary of the making of We Are The Void filmed by Anders Björler (ex-At The Gates, The Haunted), two live videos, the making of the “Shadow In Our Blood” video, and more.
Swedish melodic death metal pioneers Dark Tranquillity are kicking off their first U.S. tour in support of their new album, We Are The Void. They are supporting The Devil Wears Prada and headliners Killswitch Engage. We Are The Void is set to hit U.S. stores March 9th, so mark your calenders!
Mikael Stanne (vocals) describes his excitement over the upcoming tour: “We are really excited to come back to the states. This tour with Killswitch Engage and The Devil Wears Prada will be the perfect way to kick off this new album of ours. We are looking forward to premiering the new material in front of the many new and uninitiated, as well as our devoted and awesome fans. This will be the start of a long string of tours that we will be doing for this album. We feel that these new songs are some of the strongest material that we’ve ever written and we are dying to tour the hell out this album! See you in the front row.”
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Hey, so I’ve been a bit lax in posting the Dark Tranquillity studio video blogs, but here they are. It’s a really cool way to hear some clips of the new tracks and to see the process of recording an album. Plus, these guys are just plain badass.
FINNTROLL are back! On March 9th, the band will release its highly anticipated new slab of folk-rooted metal hymns entitled Nifelvind. It was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (Apocalyptica, Amorphis, Ensiferum) in Helsinki, Finland and mastered by Mika Jussila (Children Of Bodom, Sonata Arctica, HIM) at Finnvox Studios. A savage new video for the track, “Solsagan,” was recently completed and you can view the making of that video now at Youtube. The eye-popping new clip was produced by Vasara Films (Dark Tranquillity, Turisas).
Swedish melodic death metal pioneers DARK TRANQUILLITY triumphantly return with We Are The Void, a scorching effort that will undoubtedly add an exhilarating new chapter to the genre’s storied history. The disc is set for a March 9th North American release and the band are extremely proud to kick off this massive worldwide album touring cycle in the U.S. on Feb. 4th with the mighty Killswitch Engage and The Devil Wears Prada. Head over now to their newly revamped MySpace page (www.myspace.com/dtofficial) to stream the blistering new tracks, “At The Point of Ignition” and “Dream Oblivion” and to view their entire tour itinerary.
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Fresh off a summer trek as one of the main stage attractions of the second annual Rock Star Energy Mayhem Fest, KsE will take the show on the road for a headline trek across the US, which is their first for this album. The tour will begin on February 4 in their home state of Massachusetts and will cover significant ground across the country for seven weeks. To keep things interesting, KsE have elected to play smaller venues in a handful of cities in order to create a more intimate setting for their fans.
Joining Killswitch as main support will be Dayton, OH’s The Devil Wears Prada, who released their latest album With Roots Above and Branches Below via Ferret Music back in May 2009 and immediately followed with a hugely successful stint on last summer’s Warped Tour, resulting in a fanbase that has since grown exponentially. Also joining Killswitch on this run will be highly influential metal act Dark Tranquility, who hail from Gothenburg, Sweden. Dark Tranquility are set to release their anticipated new album We Are the Void through Century Media in March 2010.
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