Posts Tagged “Mikael Stanne”

Kirsti Heitz of MetalMasterKingdom.com conducted an interview with vocalist Mikael Stanne of Swedish death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY on February 8 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now watch the chat below.

On its North American tour, DARK TRANQUILLITY sold a seven-inch EP entitled “A Memory Construct”, which will also be released digitally in the beginning of March. Recorded during the “Construct” sessions, the single contains the two songs, is limited to 500 copies worldwide and is available on a transparent red wax. Featured tracks are the previously unreleased “A Memory Construct” and “Sorrows Architect”, previously only available as a limited flexi seven-inch released with issue #106 of Decibel magazine.

DARK TRANQUILLITY‘s tenth studio album, “Construct”, was released on May 27, 2013 via Century Media Records. The CD was mixed by Jens Bogren (PARADISE LOST, OPETH, KATATONIA) at his Fascination Street studios in Örebro, Sweden.

DARK TRANQUILLITY filmed a music video for the song “Uniformity” on April 13, 2013 with Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others.

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Mikael Stanne, singer for Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY, was in Italy recently to promote “Construct”, the band’s latest album.

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The new Helcaraxë album, “Red Dragon,” features a guest vocal appearance by Mikael Stanne Of Dark Tranquillity on the track “Skin Changer.” You can check out the song, along with several other tracks off the album, via bandcamp or in the player below.

The “Red Dragon” track listing is as follow:

1. The Thief
2. Circle of Firelight
3. Orcrist
4. A Fortune in Riddles
5. Into the Fire and the Sky
6. Skin Changer
7. The Old Forest Road
8. Dungeons
9. Red Dragon
10. The Arkenstone
11. Oakenshield Lament

Red Dragon by Helcaraxë

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Inner Wound Recordings is proud to announce the signing of the Brazilian heavy metal act Shadowside. The band’s “Inner Monster Out” album (reviewed here) will be released through Inner Wound on May 11th in Europe and on May 22nd in North America. The label commented:

“Power, energy, intensity. These three words defined Shadowside’s career path very well, a band that is considered nowadays the rising star of Brazilian Rock/Metal. ‘Inner Monster Out’ brings a heavy, bold, aggressive and intense sound, accompanied by what’s considered by the fans and reviewers as one of the most powerful female vocals in the scene today.

“‘Inner Monster Out’ was produced, mixed, and mastered at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden by Fredrik Nordström, and features guest vocals from the likes of Björn “Speed” Strid, Mikael Stanne, and Niklas Isfeldt. The artwork was created by Felipe Machado Franco.”

Shadowside vocalist Dani Nolden comments on the signing: “We are very excited about the worldwide release of ‘Inner Monster Out’ and extremely proud to work with Inner Wound Recordings! As if by fate, even the label name and our album title fit. A hardworking, artist-friendly company, and it’s safe to say it’s the best place Shadowside has ever been! We can’t wait to have you all listening to the album, it’s the heaviest and surely the best one we’ve done so far. Play it loud!”

The “Inner Monster Out” track listing is as follows:

01. Gag Order
02. Angel with Horns
03. Habitchual
04. In the Name of Love
05. Inner Monster Out
06. I’m Your Mind
07. My Disrupted Reality
08. A Smile Upon Death
09. Whatever Our Fortune
10. A.D.D.
11. Waste of Life
12. Ace of Spades (bonus track)

Shadowside is confirmed to perform at the Metal Open Air festival that takes place in São Luís, Brazil April 20-22. The lineup consists of bands such as Anthrax, Blind Guardian, Megadeth, Venom, Symphony X, Andre Matos, Anvil, Saxon and many others. “Inner Monster Out” will be released in Japan on March 14th through Spiritual Beast.

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Brazil’s rising melodic heavy metal export Shadowside has announced that it will part ways with record label SHP Records. Shadowside released two studio albums on SHP, including the band’s most recent full-length, “Inner Monster Out.” Shadowside’s music will continue to be distributed in South America via Voice Music.

“We were glad to be a part of the SHP Records family and thank them for the time we had the opportunity to work together,” stated vocalist, Dani Nolden. “Sometimes differences of opinions in how to continue working can cause the business relationship to come to an end, but the respect stays the same. We move on but we wish them all the best and continued success.”

Shadowside is currently working hard to promote its third album, “Inner Monster Out,” which was released in August. The band is set appear online live for fans today, with full details available here. Shadowside also recently released a music video for “Angel With Horns,” which can be found at this location.

The album’s track listing is as follows:

1. Gag Order
2. Angel with Horns
3. Habitchual
4. In the Name of Love
5. Inner Monster Out (featuring Björn “Speed” Strid, Mikael Stanne, and Niklas Isfeldt)
6. I’m Your Mind
7. My Disrupted Reality
8. A Smile Upon Death
9. Whatever Our Fortune
10. A.D.D.
11. Waste of Life
12. Ace of Spades (PledgeMusic.com bonus track)

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Brazilian Power Metal act Shadowside is premiering new tack “Waste of Life” on the band’s Facebook Page. The song is featured on the forthcoming LP “Inner Monster Out,” due out on August 30, 2011 via SHP Records.

The full track listing for “Inner Monster Out” is:

1. Gag Order
2. Angel With Horns
3. Habitchual
4. In the Name of Love
5. Inner Monster Out (feat. Björn “Speed” Strid, Mikael Stanne, Niklas Isfeldt)
6. I’m Your Mind
7. My Disrupted Reality
8. A Smile Upon Death
9. Whatever Our Fortune
10. A.D.D.

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Mourning Caress has issued the following announcement about signing to MDD Records for the release of a new album:

“We are happy to announce the signing with German label MDD Records. Our third album ‘Deep Wounds, Bright Scars’ will most likely be released early November 2011. To shorten the time of waiting we uploaded the new song ‘Panic’ to our Facebook and MySpage pages for you. Enjoy one of the heavist tunes we’ve ever written.

“In September we will present you another new track called ‘Wastelands Within.’ It’s a a very special one for us, since it features guest vocals by the mighty Mikael Stanne from Dark Tranquillity. So you better watch out!”

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Brazil’s rising heavy metal act Shadowside has teamed up with Noisecreep.com to premiere a brand new track titled “Angel With Horns,” which is taken from the band’s forthcoming record, “Inner Monster Out.” Head over to this location to stream “Angel With Horns” for a sneak peek at what Shadowside has in store when “Inner Monster Out” releases digitally on August 30th through SHP Records.

“It’s heavy, catchy and fun, straight to the point, the type of track that just gets me in the mood to headbang!” said vocalist Dani Nolden in an interview with Noisecreep.com. “The lyrics are about a twisted person with both pure evil and angelic innocence within her, that messes with the heads of people and confuses them when they turn to her to escape their own boring reality.”

The track listing is as follows:

1. Gag Order
2. Angel with Horns
3. Habitchual
4. In the Name of Love
5. Inner Monster Out (featuring Björn “Speed” Strid, Mikael Stanne, and Niklas Isfeldt)
6. I’m Your Mind
7. My Disrupted Reality
8. A Smile Upon Death
9. Whatever Our Fortune
10. A.D.D.
11. Waste of Life

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Brazil’s Shadowside announced in May that the release of the band’s new album “Inner Monster Out” had been delayed. Shadowside has now issued the following update on the album:

“Our new record Inner Monster Out will be released during the second semester of 2011. Everyone hang in there with us for a bit longer as we make sure the final product is absolutely perfect. We are so excited for you all to hear what we have been working tirelessly on for the past several months, and we are confident it will be worth the wait! In the meantime, keep checking back for updates. We will be debuting new songs, videos, pictures and more to hold you over until Inner Monster Out is unleashed upon the masses!

“Our page at Pledgemusic.com will be available in a few days, which will allow fans to actively participate in the promotion of Inner Monster Out with Shadowside. Fans will also, through the Pledge Music campaign, have exclusive access to personal experiences with Shadowside, ranging from signed CDs and signed guitars to recording session visits and VIP tour packages!”

The “Inner Monster Out” track listing is as follows:

1. Gag Order
2. Angel with Horns
3. Habitchual
4. In the Name of Love
5. Inner Monster Out (featuring Björn “Speed” Strid, Mikael Stanne, and Niklas Isfeldt)
6. I’m Your Mind
7. My Disrupted Reality
8. A Smile Upon Death
9. Whatever Our Fortune
10. A.D.D.
11. Waste of Life

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Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES were joined by special guests Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND), Jesper Jarold on violin and Mikael Stanne (DARK TRANQUILLITY; vocals on “World Of Lies”) during their appearance at the Metaltown festival, which was held June 17-18, 2011 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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