Dark Tranquillity lose bassist
2013-02-19 by OmairSh | 21 Comments

Daniel Antonsson has decided to amicably part ways with the band to focus more on his own
musical projects. He joined the band in 2008 replacing bassist of 9 years Mikael Niklasson, and performed on the 2010 record We Are The Void.

The decision was made before the studio sessions for the band's upcoming 10th studio album Construct which is scheduled to be released on the 27th of May. The band haven't said anything with regards to his replacement as of yet.

The band's and Daniel's statements are in the following link:

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XfingTheSullen
February 19th 2013

2379 Comments


Sad. On the other hand that's hardly a setback for them, prolly a thousand guys would love to play with DT

XfingTheSullen
February 19th 2013

2379 Comments


Oh and btw "Construct" somehow sounds very fitting for a DT album. Almost predictably so. And I remember people saying similar stuff when Opeth announced the title "Heritage"

bloc
February 19th 2013

34679 Comments


Assuming he was solely the bass player and nothing more, he was useless in a band of this genre.

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KILL
February 19th 2013

70599 Comments


cool

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XfingTheSullen
February 19th 2013

2379 Comments


In a formulaic band like DT sure. Not to say death metal can't have audible bass

bloc
February 19th 2013

34679 Comments


True, true. It was more of specifically this band.

BigPleb
February 19th 2013

34066 Comments


Band is dead anyway.

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ViralOblivion
February 19th 2013

7679 Comments


More riffs on the next album please and cutback on the keyboard

Ponton
Emeritus
February 19th 2013

5784 Comments


how about just good songs

Darkwatch025
February 19th 2013

166 Comments


I love the keyboards. I hope they just add more riffs on top of them.

Ire
February 19th 2013

41749 Comments


lol 123 ponton

Spec
February 19th 2013

27057 Comments


I hope they find him...

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
February 19th 2013

16259 Comments


Not really a big deal

Apollo
February 19th 2013

10266 Comments


band sucks

Makemebad35
February 20th 2013

737 Comments


Thanks for the wonderful memories, big guy.

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
February 20th 2013

13503 Comments


As long as Sundin is still there all hope is not lost m/

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Shuyin
February 20th 2013

11170 Comments


sucks, love these guys even tho the last album was kinda meh

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RevenantBlue
February 20th 2013

136 Comments


Oh no...what will they do now...

FictionalFlames
February 20th 2013

1516 Comments


but the bass player is the foundation of the band!!!!!!!!!!!

XfingTheSullen
February 20th 2013

2379 Comments


Come on, Fiction was brilliant. They can make something better than we are the void, for sure.

OmairSh
February 21st 2013

10029 Comments


WATV was average, they can definitely do much better, like the 4 albums preceding it

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