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Dark Tranquillity

Country of origin:
Sweden
Location:
Gothenburg, Västra Götaland
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1991
Genre:
Melodic Death Metal
Themes:
Death, Memories, Despair, Chaos theory
Current label:
Century Media Records
Years active:
1989-1991 (as Septic Broiler), 1991-present
Dark Tranquillity, along with At the Gates and In Flames pioneered what is now known as melodic death metal, or the Gothenburg sound (since all of them came from that city).

Rhythm guitarist Mikael Stanne switched to vocals after Anders Fridén's departure. When his replacement Fredrik Johansson left in 1998, bassist Martin Henriksson took up the guitar duties and Michael Nicklasson came in on ...
Current
Mikael Stanne Guitars (rhythm) (1991-1993), Vocals (1993-present)
See also: Grand Cadaver, The Halo Effect, ex-Septic Broiler, Cemetery Skyline, ex-HammerFall, ex-In Flames (live)
Martin Brändström Keyboards, Programming, Electronics (1999-present)
See also: ex-Tiamat (live)
Johan Reinholdz Guitars (rhythm) (2020-present)
See also: Andromeda, Nonexist, Skyfire, Faithful Darkness (live), ex-Opus Atlantica, ex-Widow, Kontinuum (Swe), Murdered Beats, ex-Bullhead
Christian Jansson Bass (2022-present)
See also: Grand Cadaver, Pagandom, Novarupta (live), ex-Transport League, ex-Kill the Parish
Joakim Strandberg-Nilsson Drums (2022-present)
See also: Faithful Darkness, Nonexist, ex-Moorgate, ex-Thrive, Wolves Within, ex-In Mourning
Past
Martin Henriksson Bass (1991-1999, 2013-2015), Guitars (rhythm) (1999-2016)
See also: ex-Septic Broiler
Anders Jivarp Drums (1991-2021)
See also: ex-Septic Broiler, Second Theory, The Tuboyz
Niklas Sundin Guitars (lead) (1991-2020)
See also: Mitochondrial Sun, ex-Laethora, ex-Septic Broiler, Niklas Sundin, ex-HammerFall, ex-Dead Man's Banquet
Anders Fridén Vocals (1991-1993)
See also: In Flames, ex-Septic Broiler, If Anything, Suspicious, ex-Ceremonial Oath, ex-Dead Man's Banquet, ex-Passenger
Fredrik Johansson (R.I.P. 2022) Guitars (rhythm) (1993-1999)
Michael Nicklasson Bass (1999-2008)
See also: ex-Luciferion, ex-Mortal Abuse, ex-Sarcazm, ex-Carnage, ex-Dominate, ex-Highlander, ex-Lavett
Daniel Antonsson Bass (2008-2013)
See also: Akani, Pathos, ex-The Resistance, ex-Dimension Zero, ex-Soilwork, ex-Elecxsir
Anders Iwers Bass (2016-2021)
See also: Ceremonial Oath, Tiamat, ex-Desecrator, No Fear Tattoo Rhythm & Blues Revue, ex-Cemetary, ex-In Flames, ex-Avatarium (live), ex-Lacuna Coil (live), ex-Mercury Tide
Christopher Amott Guitars (lead) (2020-2023)
See also: Black Earth, ex-Armageddon, Christopher Amott, ex-Arch Enemy, ex-Ghost Ship Octavius, ex-Machine Head (live)
Current (Live)
Jonathan Thorpenberg Guitars (2024-present)
See also: Ruined Soul, The Unguided, ex-Anubis, ex-Eternity Remains, ex-Gorehorn, Empress, Vemød, ex-Faithful Darkness, ex-Night Crowned (live), ex-Crash, ex-Clouds in Retreat
Past (Live)
Robin Engström Drums (2001)
See also: ex-Fantasmagoria, ex-Lefay, ex-Morgana Lefay, ex-Autopsy, ex-Desecrator, ex-Holocaust, ex-Insanity, ex-M.I.D., ex-Nasty Crew, ex-O.G.3
Alexi Laiho Guitars (2002)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Bodom After Midnight, ex-Children of Bodom, ex-Kylähullut, ex-Sinergy, ex-Tuska20, ex-Inearthed, ex-Impaled Nazarene, ex-Thy Serpent, ex-Hypocrisy (live), ex-T.O.L.K, ex-The Local Band
Anders Iwers Bass (2015-2016)
See also: Ceremonial Oath, Tiamat, ex-Desecrator, No Fear Tattoo Rhythm & Blues Revue, ex-Cemetary, ex-In Flames, ex-Avatarium (live), ex-Lacuna Coil (live), ex-Mercury Tide
Erik Jacobson Guitars (2015-2016)
See also: ex-Deals Death
Jens Florén Guitars (rhythm) (2016)
See also: Dun Ringill, LOMMI, ex-Pagandom
Sebastian Myrén Guitars (rhythm) (2016-2017)
See also: ex-Deals Death
Christopher Amott Guitars (lead) (2017-2020)
See also: Black Earth, ex-Armageddon, Christopher Amott, ex-Arch Enemy, ex-Ghost Ship Octavius, ex-Machine Head (live)
Johan Reinholdz Guitars (rhythm) (2017-2020)
See also: Andromeda, Nonexist, Skyfire, Faithful Darkness (live), ex-Opus Atlantica, ex-Widow, Kontinuum (Swe), Murdered Beats, ex-Bullhead
Christian Jansson Bass (2021-2022)
See also: Grand Cadaver, Pagandom, Novarupta (live), ex-Transport League, ex-Kill the Parish
Joakim Strandberg-Nilsson Drums (2021-2022)
See also: Faithful Darkness, Nonexist, ex-Moorgate, ex-Thrive, Wolves Within, ex-In Mourning
Mike Bear Bass (2022)
See also: Artisan, ex-Shadow Projector, Crazy Train, Pretentious, Shivaji's Riffs, Andrew Starry (live), The Desert Junes (live), ex-Prototype, ex-Insomnium (live), ex-Rise (live), ex-Inhuman Visions, ex-Stormhaven
Joey Concepcion Guitars (lead) (2022, 2023)
See also: Arch Enemy, Joey Concepcion, ex-Armageddon, ex-Daughter Chaos, ex-Sanctuary, ex-Symphony of Malice, ex-The Absence, ex-Oath of Insanity, ex-Dead by Wednesday
Mikael Stanne Guitars (rhythm) (1991-1993), Vocals (1993-present)
See also: Grand Cadaver, The Halo Effect, ex-Septic Broiler, Cemetery Skyline, ex-HammerFall, ex-In Flames (live)
Martin Brändström Keyboards, Programming, Electronics (1999-present)
See also: ex-Tiamat (live)
Johan Reinholdz Guitars (rhythm) (2020-present)
See also: Andromeda, Nonexist, Skyfire, Faithful Darkness (live), ex-Opus Atlantica, ex-Widow, Kontinuum (Swe), Murdered Beats, ex-Bullhead
Christian Jansson Bass (2022-present)
See also: Grand Cadaver, Pagandom, Novarupta (live), ex-Transport League, ex-Kill the Parish
Joakim Strandberg-Nilsson Drums (2022-present)
See also: Faithful Darkness, Nonexist, ex-Moorgate, ex-Thrive, Wolves Within, ex-In Mourning
Martin Henriksson Bass (1991-1999, 2013-2015), Guitars (rhythm) (1999-2016)
See also: ex-Septic Broiler
Anders Jivarp Drums (1991-2021)
See also: ex-Septic Broiler, Second Theory, The Tuboyz
Niklas Sundin Guitars (lead) (1991-2020)
See also: Mitochondrial Sun, ex-Laethora, ex-Septic Broiler, Niklas Sundin, ex-HammerFall, ex-Dead Man's Banquet
Anders Fridén Vocals (1991-1993)
See also: In Flames, ex-Septic Broiler, If Anything, Suspicious, ex-Ceremonial Oath, ex-Dead Man's Banquet, ex-Passenger
Fredrik Johansson (R.I.P. 2022) Guitars (rhythm) (1993-1999)
Michael Nicklasson Bass (1999-2008)
See also: ex-Luciferion, ex-Mortal Abuse, ex-Sarcazm, ex-Carnage, ex-Dominate, ex-Highlander, ex-Lavett
Daniel Antonsson Bass (2008-2013)
See also: Akani, Pathos, ex-The Resistance, ex-Dimension Zero, ex-Soilwork, ex-Elecxsir
Anders Iwers Bass (2016-2021)
See also: Ceremonial Oath, Tiamat, ex-Desecrator, No Fear Tattoo Rhythm & Blues Revue, ex-Cemetary, ex-In Flames, ex-Avatarium (live), ex-Lacuna Coil (live), ex-Mercury Tide
Christopher Amott Guitars (lead) (2020-2023)
See also: Black Earth, ex-Armageddon, Christopher Amott, ex-Arch Enemy, ex-Ghost Ship Octavius, ex-Machine Head (live)
Current
Jonathan Thorpenberg Guitars (2024-present)
See also: Ruined Soul, The Unguided, ex-Anubis, ex-Eternity Remains, ex-Gorehorn, Empress, Vemød, ex-Faithful Darkness, ex-Night Crowned (live), ex-Crash, ex-Clouds in Retreat
Past
Robin Engström Drums (2001)
See also: ex-Fantasmagoria, ex-Lefay, ex-Morgana Lefay, ex-Autopsy, ex-Desecrator, ex-Holocaust, ex-Insanity, ex-M.I.D., ex-Nasty Crew, ex-O.G.3
Alexi Laiho Guitars (2002)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Bodom After Midnight, ex-Children of Bodom, ex-Kylähullut, ex-Sinergy, ex-Tuska20, ex-Inearthed, ex-Impaled Nazarene, ex-Thy Serpent, ex-Hypocrisy (live), ex-T.O.L.K, ex-The Local Band
Anders Iwers Bass (2015-2016)
See also: Ceremonial Oath, Tiamat, ex-Desecrator, No Fear Tattoo Rhythm & Blues Revue, ex-Cemetary, ex-In Flames, ex-Avatarium (live), ex-Lacuna Coil (live), ex-Mercury Tide
Erik Jacobson Guitars (2015-2016)
See also: ex-Deals Death
Jens Florén Guitars (rhythm) (2016)
See also: Dun Ringill, LOMMI, ex-Pagandom
Sebastian Myrén Guitars (rhythm) (2016-2017)
See also: ex-Deals Death
Christopher Amott Guitars (lead) (2017-2020)
See also: Black Earth, ex-Armageddon, Christopher Amott, ex-Arch Enemy, ex-Ghost Ship Octavius, ex-Machine Head (live)
Johan Reinholdz Guitars (rhythm) (2017-2020)
See also: Andromeda, Nonexist, Skyfire, Faithful Darkness (live), ex-Opus Atlantica, ex-Widow, Kontinuum (Swe), Murdered Beats, ex-Bullhead
Christian Jansson Bass (2021-2022)
See also: Grand Cadaver, Pagandom, Novarupta (live), ex-Transport League, ex-Kill the Parish
Joakim Strandberg-Nilsson Drums (2021-2022)
See also: Faithful Darkness, Nonexist, ex-Moorgate, ex-Thrive, Wolves Within, ex-In Mourning
Mike Bear Bass (2022)
See also: Artisan, ex-Shadow Projector, Crazy Train, Pretentious, Shivaji's Riffs, Andrew Starry (live), The Desert Junes (live), ex-Prototype, ex-Insomnium (live), ex-Rise (live), ex-Inhuman Visions, ex-Stormhaven
Joey Concepcion Guitars (lead) (2022, 2023)
See also: Arch Enemy, Joey Concepcion, ex-Armageddon, ex-Daughter Chaos, ex-Sanctuary, ex-Symphony of Malice, ex-The Absence, ex-Oath of Insanity, ex-Dead by Wednesday
Added by: SpookyApparition Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2002-07-08 22:44:43 Last modified on: 2024-05-16 10:19:52