Dark Tranquillity

Also known as D. T., D.T., Dark Tranquility
Members of Dark Tranquillity: Anders Fridén, Anders Jivarp, Daniel Antonsson, Fredrik Johansson, Martin Brändström, Martin Henriksson, Michael Nicklasson, Mikael Stanne, Niklas Sundin
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.darktranquillity.com/, http://www.myspace.com/dtofficial

Discography of Dark Tranquillity:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Skydancer + Of Chaos And Eternal Night 13 Audio 1996 Spinefarm Records
2 The Gallery 11 Audio 1995 Osmose Productions
3 Haven 12 Audio 2000-07-17 Century Media
4 Damage Done 13 Audio 2002-07-22
5 The Mind's I 16 Audio 2000
6 Damage Done 12 Audio 2002 Century Media
7 Character 16 Audio 2005-01-24 Century Media
8 Skydancer 9 Audio 1993 Spinefarm Records
9 The Mind's I 12 Audio 1997-04-21 Osmose Productions
10 A Moonclad Reflection 2 Audio 1992 Slaughter Records
11 Trail Of Life Decayed 3 Audio 1992 Guttural Records
12 Of Chaos And Eternal Night 4 Audio 1995 Spinefarm Records
13 Exposures - In Retrospect And Denial 31 Audio 2004 Century Media
14 Fiction 14 Audio 2007-04-00 Century Media
15 Fiction 10 Audio 2007-04-24 Century Media
16 Lost To Apathy EP 5 Audio 2004-11-15 Century Media
17 Projector 12 Audio 1999-08-10
18 Enter Suicidal Angels 4 Audio 1996-11-25 Osmose Productions
19 The Gallery 16 Audio 2005-04-05 Century Media
20 The Gallery 11 Audio 1995
21 Focus Shift 2 Audio 2007 Century Media
22 Character 11 Audio 2005 Century Media
23 Live Damage 21 Audio 2003-09-27 Century Media
24 Fiction (Expanded Edition) 29 Audio 2008-06-23 Century Media
25 Fiction 15 Audio 2007-05-02 Toy's Factory
26 Haven 12 Audio 2000 Century Media
27 Damage Done 13 Audio 2002
28 Fiction 10 Audio 2007 Century Media
29 The Mind's I 12 Audio 1997 Osmose Productions
30 The Gallery 14 Audio 1995 Osmose Productions
31 Fiction 22 Audio 2007
32 Haven 11 Audio 2000 Century Media
33 Skydancer + Of Chaos... 13 Audio 2001 Фоно
34 The Mind's I 16 Audio 1997-05-23 Toy's Factory
35 Skydancer & Of Chaos And Eternal Night 13 Audio 2005 Del Imaginario Discos
36 Yesterworlds 10 Audio 2009 Scarecrow Records (2)
37 The Gallery 11 Audio 1995 Osmose Productions
38 Skydancer 9 Audio 1993 Spinefarm Records
39 Fiction 10 Audio 2007 Mazzar Records
40 Projector 10 Audio 1999 Century Media
41 The Mind's I 12 Audio
42 Damage Done 12 Audio 2002 Century Media
43 Damage Done 13 Audio 2002 Фоно
44 Projector 14 Audio 2009-05-25 Century Media
45 Tranquillity 6 Audio 1993 Carnage Records (2)
46 The Gallery 11 Audio 1995
47 Yesterworlds 10 Audio 2009-05-25 Century Media
48 Projector 10 Audio 1999-06-21 Toy's Factory
49 "Trail Of Life Decayed" Demo-91 8 Audio 1991 Not On Label
50 Haven 11 Audio 2001 Atlantis Müzik


Dark Tranquillity (often referred to as creators of Gothenburg Metal) was formed in Sweden in December 1989 under the name Sceptic Boiler by Anders Fridén (vocals, later frontman of In Flames), Niklas Sundin (guitar) and Mikael Stanne (guitar), Martin Hendriksson (bass) and Anders Jivarp (drums). After they had recorded the demo "Enfeebled Earth", which had a horrible production, they changed their name to Dark Tranquillity.

In 1991 the bands first demo, "Trail of Life Decayed", was recorded and was followed by "A Moonclad Reflection". In 1993 they finally released their first full-length album, "Skydancer" which featured guest vocalists Stefan Lindgren and Anna-Kajsa Avehall. In 1995 the EP "Of Chaos and Eternal Night" was released. Shortly after vocalist Anders Fridén left the band so Stanne had to take over vocals and let the new member Fredrik Johansson take care of his guitar role.

Same year the band was signed to Osmose Productions and then they released "The Gallery" which featured Frasse Franzen and Eva-Marie Larsson (vocals). The bands success increased and a year later they released the MCD "Enter Suicidal Angels". In 1997 "The Mind's I" was released and, again, featured guests, one of them being previous vocalists Anders Fridén. After the release they left Osmose Productions and were instead signed to Century Media. In 1999 "Projector" was released.

After the release Fredrik Johansson left the band but the bands bassist Martin Henriksson took over his part as guitarist. Two other members then joined the band, Martin Brändström (keyboards) and Michael Niklasson (bass). In 2000 "Haven" was released and then in 2001 the band went on a tour with drummer Robin Engström as Jivarp couldn't.

"Damage Done" followed in 2002 and the compilation album "Exposures - In Retrospect and Denial" in 2004.

Character was the seventh release from Dark Tranquillity, released in 2005, and was held in much critical praise. It featured the first music video released by Dark Tranquillity to feature the band itself, with the single "Lost to Apathy." In 2007, Fiction was released, which in turn, saw a return of Mikeal Stanne's clean vocals, and the first female guest vocalist since Projector.

On the band's official website they announced that bass guitarist Michael Nicklasson left the band in August 2008 due to personal reasons with no hard feelings between him and the band. On September 19, the band found a new bassist, Daniel Antonsson, who was a guitarist for Soilwork.

[b][u]Line-up:[/b][/u]

Stanne - Voice

Jivarp - Drums

Sundin - Guitars

Antonsson- Bass

Henriksson - Guitars

Brändström - Electronics


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