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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.

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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October Tide Confirms Festival Appearance

Swedish doom rockers October Tide have confirmed its appearance for the forthcoming edition of the Julslakten Festival. The festival is set to take place on December 11, 2010 in Soderhamn, Sweden.

The confirmed line-up is as follows:
ZONARIA
OCTOBER TIDE
INEVITABLE END
DEATH MAZE
SKITARG
LAST VIEW
INK STAINED PROMISES
STRYKJÄRN
MURDERMARKET
TOMORROW WILL NEVER COME

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October Tide Announces European Mini Tour

Swedish dark metal act October Tide, featuring former Katatonia Featuring guitarist Fredrik Norrman, has revealed the dates for its forthcoming mini tour of Europe. The five dates can be found below:

Dec. 04 - SWE - Stockholm - Gota Kallare (opening for Katatonia)
Dec. 11 - SWE - Söderhamn - Julslakten
Jan. 15 - NL - Arnhem - Willemeen
Jan. 21 - FIN - Turku - Klubi
Jan. 22 - FIN - Jyväskylä - Lutakko

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Inevitable End Completes New Album "The Oculus"

Sweden’s INEVITABLE END has completed work on their second full-length album entitled "The Oculus." INEVITABLE END recorded "The Oculus" at HoBoRec Studio in Huskvarna, Sweden with producer Ulf Blomberg. Song titles from the album include “Tell Us, Parasites,” “Dogmaties Paralies,” “While Surpassing Ether,” “Chamber of Apathy,” and “Cadaver Inc.” The follow-up to 2009’s "The Severed Inception" is expected to see an early 2011 release date.

INEVTIABLE END vocalist Andreas Gerden comments on the new album, “It's been great working with the new material and we're really satisfied with the sound Ulf has given it, it feels massive and maybe even more intense than our debut at points. We've allowed ourselves to experiment quite a bit this time around and combined a lot of different elements ranging from post-metal and doom to grindcore, and also mixing in some new, exciting instruments into our sound.”

INEVITABLE END has also confirmed the following shows:

11/05 - Boras, Sweden - Puls - w/ Evocation, As You Drown
11/12 - Gothenberg, Sweden - Sticky Fingers - w/ Moloken, Shiftlight
12/11 - Julslakten, Sweden - Kulturens Hus - w/ October Tide, Death Maze, Murdermarket

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October Tide Comments On Hell's Pleasure Fest

Sweden’s October Tide will perform at the 6th Annual Hell’s Pleasure MetalFest scheduled to take place this weekend in Possneck, Germany. The band is expected to play selections from the forthcoming new album, "A Thin Shell," due in stores September 28th. The performance marks the band’s first since regrouping in 2009.

Guitarist Fredrik Norrman says, “We are really exited for the first gig ever with this updated version of October Tide. Our last rehearsal sounded great and it feels like we are actually a band. And the old songs sound better-than-ever with Tobias’s vocals. So be there support October Tide and join us for beers afterwards.”

October Tide currently features vocalist Tobias Netzell, drummer Robin Bergh, and guitarist Norrman. Guitarist Emil Alstermark and bassist Johan Jansson now join the group as they ready for the weekend’s performance.

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October Tide Streaming New Song

Decibel Magazine has premiered the first song from October Tide's new album, "A Thin Shell," which is scheduled for release on September 28th. The new song “Blackness Devours” can now be heard by visiting this location.

"A Thin Shell" is the first new album from Sweden’s October Tide in over ten years. The album was mixed and mastered at Black Lounge Studios in Sweden and features artwork from American photographer/graphic designer Travis Smith Guitarist/founder Fredrik Norrman recently commented, "I have wanted to get October Tide back together for some time. When we decided the time was right, ideas for new songs surprisingly came together nicely. Many sleepless nights were involved, with lots of coffee of course, but the songs were written in flow one after another."

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October Tide Announces New Album Details

Candlelight Records has confirmed September 28th as the North American release date for "A Thin Shell," the new album from Sweden’s October Tide. Currently featuring guitarist/founder Fredrik Norrman (Katatonia), vocalist Tobias Netzell, drummer Robin Bergh, and session bassist Jonas Kjellgren (Scar Symmetry, Carnal Forge), the album is the band’s first in ten years and follows the 2009 reissue of their debut, "Rain Without End."

"A Thin Shell" was mixed and mastered at Black Lounge Studios in Sweden and features artwork from American photographer/graphic designer Travis Smith. "I have wanted to get October Tide back together for some time,” reveals Norrman. “When we decided the time was right, ideas for new songs surprisingly came together nicely. Many sleepless nights were involved, with lots of coffee of course, but the songs were written in flow one after another.”

Discussing the recording process Norrman notes, “we started recording in March of last year. Jonas (Kjellgren) liked what he heard and offered to get it into the (Black Lounge) studio’s schedule even though we didn’t have a label yet. What was meant as a side project so long ago is now my main project and I am very proud of it. We only hope people enjoy it as much as we do.” More...

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October Tide Signs To Candlelight Records

Swedish metal band OCTOBER TIDE has announced their signing to Candlelight Records. The band, featuring guitarist Fredrick Norrman, vocalist Tobias Netzell, drummer Robin Bergh, and session bassist Jonas Kjellgren (Scar Symmetry, Carnal Forge), is currently finishing work on their untitled new album. Expected for release early fall, it will be the first new recording from the band in over ten years. It follows recent reissue of the band’s acclaimed debut "Rain Without End."

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