Special version of the breakthrough album from the Swedish dark rock/metal quintet, marking 10 years since release. Fully revamped, remixed & remastered, with bonus track.
Katatonia was formed in 1991 by Anders Nystr"m and Jonas Renkse. Their debut album, 'Dance of December Souls', was released in 1993, gaining the band recognition for their eclectic brand of gothic doom/death metal and joining acts such as Paradise Lot and My Dying Bride as one of the genre's defining bands.
'Viva Emptiness' was Katatonia's sixth studio album and is considered among the band's strongest works; a step up even over the seemingly insurmountable greatness of previous release, 'Last Fair Deal Gone Down'. [...more...]