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October Tide

Formed: 1995
From: Stockholm, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest October Tide News

Below is our complete October Tide news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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70,000 Tons Of Metal Announces Public Sales Date

Just after adding Wolfchant, Swallow the Sun (performing Songs of the North I, II & III with backing orchestra), Alestorm, Benediction and Die Apokalyptischen Reiter to the bill for the eighth voyage of 70,000 Tons of Metal in February 2018, UMC has announced the date for public sales - which commences Thursday, September 21st @ 12:00pm EDT (9:00am PDT and 6:00pm CEST).

The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise sets sale from February 1-5, 2018 and will sail from Miami/Fort Lauderdale to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands and back.

Only 3,000 tickets will be sold, with prices starting at USD 766.00 plus Taxes and Fees per person and includes on board accommodation, access to all shows, meals, room service, port and service charges.

Sales for 70,000 Tons of Metal Survivors (festival goers who have attended the event before) started on July 7, 2017 so limited tickets remain. Visit 70000tons.com to book your cabin before they’re gone!

So far 25 of the 60 acts have been announced, with Wolfchant, Swallow the Sun, Alestorm, Benediction and Die Apokalyptischen Reiter joining the following previously named acts: More...

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Kreator, Gyze, Primal Fear Added to 70,000 Tons 8

UMC - promoters for the Original and World's Largest Cruise Festival, 70,000 Tons of Metal - has announced the next four additions to the 8th edition of the floating festival: German thrash legends Kreator, German power metal veterans Primal Fear, Japanese extreme power metal act Gyze and Scottish pirate scallywags Alestorm. This brings the tally to 21 of 60.

70,000 Tons of Metal 8 will set sail on February 1st-5th from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands. For more information on the voyage and ticket information, head on over to 70000tons.com.

The festival will board The Independence of the Seas (via Royal Caribbean). The ship will accommodate four stages: The Alhambra Theater is a five-story concert hall in which they spare no expense to remove part of the (very comfortable) seating so you have a real Mosh Pit on the High Seas; The more intimate Egyptian themed Pyramid Lounge offers the local club atmosphere; The third indoor stage is in Studio B, the ice skating rink featuring a maritime version of the Arena experience and last but not least their jewel: The Pool Deck stage - The World’s Biggest Open Air Stage Structure to ever sail the Open Seas, surrounded by multiple bars and pools, plenty of room to sunbathe on several decks and even hot tubs incorporated into the Pool Deck stage to soak in while you watch the shows!

Ticket prices include all on board entertainment, most non-alcoholic and non-carbonated beverages, all meals in the dining rooms, most on board restaurants and even 24 hour room service.

Kreator, Primal Fear, Gyze and Alestorm join the previous 17 artists to have been confirmed are (with 39 left to go):

Aeternam
Cannibal Corpse
Dark Tranquility
Enslaved
Goatwhore
In Extremo
Insomnium
Korpiklaani
Meshuggah
Necrophobic
Obscura
October Tide
Rhapsody Reunion
Septicflesh
Sepultura
Sonata Arctica
Wolfheart More...

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Cannibal Corpse, Wolfheart Added To 70,000 Tons

UMC - promoters for the Original and World's Largest Cruise Festival, 70,000 Tons of Metal - has announced the next two additions to the 8th edition of the floating festival: Tampa death metal veterans Cannibal Corpse and Finnish melodic death metal act Wolfheart.

70,000 Tons of Metal 8 will set sail on February 1st-5th from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands. For more information on the voyage and ticket information, head on over to 70000tons.com.

The festival will board The Independence of the Seas (via Royal Caribbean). The ship will accommodate four stages: The Alhambra Theater is a five-story concert hall in which they spare no expense to remove part of the (very comfortable) seating so you have a real Mosh Pit on the High Seas; The more intimate Egyptian themed Pyramid Lounge offers the local club atmosphere; The third indoor stage is in Studio B, the ice skating rink featuring a maritime version of the Arena experience and last but not least their jewel: The Pool Deck stage - The World’s Biggest Open Air Stage Structure to ever sail the Open Seas, surrounded by multiple bars and pools, plenty of room to sunbathe on several decks and even hot tubs incorporated into the Pool Deck stage to soak in while you watch the shows!

Ticket prices include all on board entertainment, most non-alcoholic and non-carbonated beverages, all meals in the dining rooms, most on board restaurants and even 24 hour room service.

Cannibal Corpse and Wolfheart join the previous 15 artists to have been confirmed are (with 43 left to go):

Aeternam
Dark Tranquility
Enslaved
Goatwhore
In Extremo
Insomnium
Korpiklaani
Meshuggah
Necrophobic
Obscura
October Tide
Rhapsody Reunion
Septicflesh
Sepultura
Sonata Arctica More...

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First Bands Announced For 70,000 Tons Of Metal 8

UMC - promoters for the Original and World's Largest Cruise Festival, 70,000 Tons of Metal - has announced the first wave of acts for the 8th edition of the floating festival. Over the July 4th weekend, the following bands were announced: Meshuggah, Sonata Arctica, Dark Tranquility, Septicflesh, Korpiklaani, Obscura, In Extremo, Necrophobic, Rhapsody Reunion, Aeternam, Sepultura, Enslaved, Insomnium, Goatwhore and October Tide, with more announcements imminent.

70,000 Tons of Metal 8 will set sail on February 1st-5th from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands. For more information on the voyage and ticket information, head on over to 70000tons.com.

The festival will board The Independence of the Seas (via Royal Caribbean). The ship will accommodate four stages: The Alhambra Theater is a five-story concert hall in which they spare no expense to remove part of the (very comfortable) seating so you have a real Mosh Pit on the High Seas; The more intimate Egyptian themed Pyramid Lounge offers the local club atmosphere; The third indoor stage is in Studio B, the ice skating rink featuring a maritime version of the Arena experience and last but not least their jewel: The Pool Deck stage - The World’s Biggest Open Air Stage Structure to ever sail the Open Seas, surrounded by multiple bars and pools, plenty of room to sunbathe on several decks and even hot tubs incorporated into the Pool Deck stage to soak in while you watch the shows!

Ticket prices include all on board entertainment, most non-alcoholic and non-carbonated beverages, all meals in the dining rooms, most on board restaurants and even 24 hour room service. For more information or to book your high seas metal adventure, head on over to 70000tons.com.

To recap, the first 15 artists (of 60) to have been confirmed are (with 45 left to go):

Aeternum
Dark Tranquility
Enslaved
Goatwhore
In Extremo
Insomnium
Korpiklaani
Meshuggah
Necrophobic
Obscura
October Tide
Rhapsody Reunion
Septicflesh
Sepultura
Sonata Arctica More...

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Agonia Offering All Albums For $3

Kicking off the new year in proper metal style, Agonia Records has a killer sale running where all the label's albums are only $3 via Bandcamp here.

This includes the label's most recent releases, like Aborym's new album "Shifting.Negative" (reviewed here) or the crossover "Lost Signals" EP from Code.

There's dozens of $3 albums covering every sub-genre, from Glorior Belli to Root and October Tide. Check it out while the sale lasts through the end of January. More...

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October Tide Releases "Reckless Abandon" Video

Swedish melancholic death doomers October Tide - featuring Katatonia members Jonas Renkse and Fred Norrman - premiered a new music video for the song "Reckless Abandon," which is taken from the latest album through Agonia Records entitled "Winged Waltz."

The video was directed by Bloudengaztia Wolfgang at Dronicon Films. It can be viewed in the player below:

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Demonical Gears Up For October Tide Tour

Swedish melodic death / doom group October Tide and old-school death metal masters Demonical are gearing up for their co-headlining European tour supported by Finnish black metal group Author.

The tour will kick off on September 22nd in Hultsfred (Sweden) and run through October 1st in Bitterfeld (Germany). Check out a teaser trailer below, and see the show live on these dates:

22.09 SE - Hultsfred - Hulingen
23.09 DE - Rostock - Bunker
24.09 DE - Lugau - Iron Eagle
25.09 PL - Poznan - Club U Bazyla
26.09 PL - Bielsko-Biala - Rudeboy
27.09 CZ - Praha - Modra Vopice
28.09 PL - Wroclaw - Liverpool
29.09 DE - Berlin - Werk 9
30.09 DE - Hamburg - Bambi Galore
01.10 DE - Bitterfeld - Festung More...

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October Tide Streaming Full New Album

Swedish melodic death/doom metal group October Tide - featuring Amon Amarth and ex-Katatonia members - is now streaming the entire new album "Winged Waltz" online five days before its official release date

"Winged Waltz" is set to be released on April 22nd via Agonia Records in a variety of formats, including:

- Digipack CD
- Regular Black Gatefold LP
- Gold LP with Gold Logo Patch (limited to 113 hand-numbered copies)
- Black T-shirt with white and silver print
- Grey T-shirt with gold print
- Digital More...

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October Tide Unleashes The "Swarm"

Sweden-based melodic doom/death metal act October Tide is streaming the new track "Swarm." The song is taken from the upcoming new album "Winged Waltz," which will be released on April 22nd via Agonia Records. Check it out in the player below.

The track list for "Winged Waltz" is:

1. Swarm
2. Sleepless Sun
3. Reckless Abandon
4. A Questioin Ignite
5. Nursed by the Cold (song streaming here)
6. Lost in Rapture
7. Perilous
8. Coffins of November

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October Tide Premieres New Song

Sweden-based melodic doom/death metal outfit October Tide premieres a new song entitled "Nursed by the Cold", taken from the upcoming new album "Winged Waltz", which will be out in stores April 22 via Agonia Records.

Check out now "Nursed by the Cold" below.

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October Tide Posts "Sleepless Sun" Clip

Sweden-based melodic doom/death metal outfit October Tide today premieres a new song entitled "Sleepless Sun" that can be experienced in a form of a lyric video. This is the first song to be revealed from the band's 5th full-length album "Winged Waltz," which will be released on April 22nd via Agonia Records.

The band has announced a European tour in support of the album, which will take place this fall, together with label-mates Demonical acting as co-headliner. A fFull list of shows is available below.

Alexander Högbom (vocals) commented on the "Winged Waltz" album: "This is undoubtedly the best and most emotionally charged material October Tide has created, in my opinion. I know how much hard work Fredrik (guitars) has put into making this album and you can really feel the thought behind it all. I almost injured myself physically and was close to pass out a couple of times during the recording of the vocals. I gave it all to match the intense music and those powerful lyrics and I'm very happy with the result".

1. Swarm
2. Sleepless sun
3. Reckless abandon
4. A questioin ignite
5. Nursed by the cold
6. Lost in rapture
7. Perilous
8. Coffins of november More...

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Demonical Joins Forces With October Tide For Tour

Swedish death metal battalion Demonical has joined forces with fellow countrymen, label-mates and melodic doom/death metal masters in one, October Tide, for a tour of Europe starting in September, 2016. The co-headlining run will be supported by Finland's cold black metallers, Author.

Confirmed dates and venues are:

22.09 SE - Hultsfred - Hulingen
23.09 DE - Rostock - Bunker
24.09 DE - Lugau - Iron Eagle
25.09 PL - Poznan - Club U Bazyla
26.09 PL - Bielsko-Biala - Rudeboy
27.09 CZ - Praha - Modra Vopice
28.09 PL - Wroclaw - Liverpool
29.09 DE - Berlin - Werk 9
30.09 DE - Hamburg - Bambi Galore
01.10 DE - Bitterfeld - Festung

October Tide will be touring in support of the recently announced fifth studio album, "Winged Waltz," set to be released on April 22nd via Agonia Records. Formed in 1995 by Katatonia members, October Tide are well-seasoned in their field of melodic death/doom metal.

Spawned in March 2006 by members of Centinex, Demonical preserves the flame of sheer, traditional death metal. The latest EP "Black Flesh Redemption" was released to acclaim in 2015 and serves as a ptich black assault in the band's Stockholm-style resume. More...

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October Tide Announces New Album

Formed in 1995 by Katatonia members Jonas Renkse and Fred Norrman, October Tide spawned two cult releases - "Rain Without End" (1997) and "Grey Dawn" (1999) - before going on hiatus for over 11 years.

Reunited in 2009, and since 2015 with a new full-time drummer Jocke Wallgren (Valkyrja, Astrophobos), the Swedes continue to push their vision of melodic death/doom metal to the next level.

Executed with passion, the band's new album "Winged Waltz" is a showcase of what talent and expertise can bring to the table. Alexander Högbom (vocals) comments on the new album:

"This is undoubtedly the best and most emotionally charged material October Tide has created, in my opinion. I know how much hard work Fredrik (guitars) has put into making this album and you can really feel the thought behind it all. I almost injured myself physically and was close to pass out a couple of times during the recording of the vocals. I gave it all to match the intense music and those powerful lyrics and I'm very happy with the result." More...

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October Tide Posts In-Studio Video

Swedish melodic death/doom metal band October Tide has released a new in-studio video, featuring a preview of an upcoming song, along with comments from vocalist Alexander Högbom.

October Tide's new album, the successor to "Tunnel Of No Light" (2013), is expected to be released in early 2016 via the band's new label home, Agonia Records. Cover artwork, track-list and other vital details will be revealed soon.

Alexander Högbomhad this to say: "This is undoubtedly the best and most emotionally charged material October Tide has created, in my opinion. I know how much hard work Fredrik has put into making this album and you can really feel the thought behind it all. I almost injured myself physically and was close to pass out a couple of times during the recording of the vocals. I gave it all to match the intense music and those powerful lyrics and I'm very happy with the result."

On the new record deal, Emil Alstermark (guitars) added: "During the first glance at this label you KNOW they are into metal. We have always had an good eye to Agonia Records and their great ways of spreading heavy sounds all over the world. As for the deal itself we are very pleased with the terms and conditions which are some serious shit. Agonia is a killer label and a perfect partner to October Tide." More...

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October Tide Signs With Agonia

Swedish melodic doom/death metal band October Tide has inked a record deal with Agonia Records. The band's as-yet-untitled new album, successor to "Tunnel Of No Light" (2013), is currently at the pre-production stage and is expected to be released in early 2016.

Formed in 1995 by Katatonia members, Jonas Renkse and Fred Norrman, October Tide spawned two releases: "Rain Without End" (1997) and "Grey Dawn" (1999), before going on hiatus for over 11 years.

Reunited in 2009, the Swedes continue to push their vision of characteristic melodic doom/death metal to the next level. With a new full-time drummer Jocke Wallgren (Valkyrja, Astrophobos), October Tide is fully engaged in working on a 5th studio album and first one for Agonia. On the new deal and forthcoming effort, Emil Alstermark (guitars) commented:

"During the first glance at this label you KNOW they are into metal. We have always had an good eye to Agonia Records and their great ways of spreading heavy sounds all over the world. As for the deal itself we are very pleased with the terms and conditions which are some serious shit. Agonia is a killer label and a perfect partner to October Tide. We're now finishing up the pre-production and hope to share some pretty cool stuff with you all within a near future. Stay tuned - stay doomed!" More...

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October Tide Streams New Song

StereoKiller.com has premiered a new track off "Tunnel Of No Light," the forthcoming release from Swedish melodic gloom lords October Tide.

The song, entitled "Our Constellation," is streaming alongside previously released tracks, "Of Wounds to Come" and "Adoring Ashes" at this location.

"Tunnel Of No Light" is set for North American release on April 16th via Pulverised Records. October Tide has announced appearances at this year's Depressive Fest in Moscow and Germany's Protzen Open Air. Dates and details are as follows:

Depressive Fest - April 13th, 2013 @ Moscow Hall - Moscow, Russia w/ Fen, Ahab
Protzen Open Air - June 21st - 23rd, 2013 - Protzen, Germany w/Cryptopsy, Master & more More...

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October Tide Streaming New Song

Swedish Melodic Gloomlords October Tide have released another track entitled "Adoring Ashes," which comes off the band's forthcoming full-length album "Tunnel Of No Light." That track can be accessed over at bandcamp or below in the widget. The release dates for "Tunnel Of No Light" have been set on the 25th of March for Europe and 16th of April for North America.

Comprising of eight sorrowful, doom-laden tracks, "Tunnel Of No Light" sees the band going towards a somewhat more straightforward yet heavier direction but still very much keeping the traditional October Tide sound. The band has announced appearances at this year's Depressive Fest in Moscow and Germany's Protzen Open Air. Dates and details are listed below:


Depressive Fest - April 13th, 2013 @ Moscow Hall - Moscow, Russia w/ Fen, Ahab
& The Devils Blood

Protzen Open Air - June 21st - 23rd, 2013 - Protzen, Germany w/Cryptopsy, Master & more


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October Tide Streaming New Song

Swedish melodeath/doom band October Tide recently revealed the cover art and tracklisting of its upcoming fourth album "Tunnel of No Light," which will see the light of day in early 2013. An upload of the first track from the album, "Of Wounds to Come," has been streaming and is posted below. October Tide has also announced appearances at this year's Depressive Fest in Moscow and Germany's Protzen Open Air. Dates and details are listed below:


Depressive Fest - April 13th, 2013 @ Moscow Hall - Moscow, Russia w/ Fen, Ahab
& The Devils Blood - WEB

Protzen Open Air - June 21st - 23rd, 2013 - Protzen, Germany w/Cryptopsy, Master & more

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October Tide Reveals New Album Artwork

Swedish melodic gloomlords October Tide have revealed the album artwork for their upcoming full-length effort entitled "Tunnel Of No Light."

Comprised of eight sorrowful, doom-laden tracks, "Tunnel Of No Light" sees the band going towards a somewhat more straightforward, yet heavier, direction but still very much keeping the traditional October Side sound.

The track listing for "Tunnel Of No Light" is as follows:

1. Of Wounds To Come
2. Our Constellation
3. Emptiness Fulfilled
4. Caught In Silence
5. The Day I Dissolved
6. Watching The Drowners
7. In Hopeless Pursuit
8. Adoring Ashes More...

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October Tide Signs With Pulverised Records

Sweden’s melodic gloom lords October Tide have officially inked a worldwide deal with Pulverised Records. Now featuring bassist Mattias Norrman (ex-Katatonia, ex-Interment, etc,) and vocalist Alexander Högbom (Volturyon, Spasmodic), who take the place of former members Pierre Stam and Tobias Netzell respectively, the morose collective is currently working on the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2010’s Candlelight-issued "A Thin Shell full-length," which will once again explore the beauty of darkness and sorrow. The album will be recorded at Black Lounge Studio (Scar Symmetry, Carnal Forge, In Mourning, Centinex, etc) in Sweden later this Spring under the helm of Jonas Kjellgren.

Commented October Tide drummer Robin Bergh: "We are extremely pleased to sign with Pulverised Records for the next album and beyond. During the negotiations for the new deal we noticed that Roy [Yeo,] Calvin [Chiang] and the entire Pulverised crew were seriously thrilled about the band and the art we create, hence we are confident that this doomish union will bring October Tide to the next level. Our new lineup feels utterly satisfying and we are more than ready for the future to come. We are currently finishing up the writing process for the yet untitled fourth full-length which will be recorded during May and June. This upcoming October Tide recording will surely be a deadly doom metal masterpiece, mark my words!" More...

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