Tribulation Plan To Release New Album In January, Offer Brief Update

Tribulation have revealed that they are planning to release their new album in January. They shared the following update on the effort:

“After tracking all the drums in the classic Soundtrade Studios we are now residing in Studio Cobra. It is a strange and wicked brew that we are currently concocting together with Martin Ehrencrona. 2018 will see the Vampyre return in a new form to usher in a new era of ventures and audible gloominess.”


Oscar Leander (Ex-Deathstars) Joins Tribulation

Oscar Leander (ex-Deathstars) has joined Tribulation as their new drummer. He is taking over for Jakob Ljungberg who recently exited the group.

Tribulation commented:

“After this period of silence, renewal and contemplation the time has now come to give you the new Tribulation!
We have now fully immersed ourselves in the making of a new album that will be recorded at summer’s end.
We are very pleased to announce that Oscar Leander (previously in Deathstars) is our new drummer. He will make his first appearance with us on Muskelrock på Tyrolen now on Thursday, June 1st!
Are you ready? We are!”

The band are expected to release a new album early next year. Here’s their upcoming tour dates:

06/01 Alvesta, SWE – Muskelrock Festival
06/16 Dessel, BEL – Graspop Metal Meeting
07/07 Idraetsvej, DEN – Metal Magic Festival
08/25 Siegen, GER – Jomsviking Open Air
09/28 Hultsfred, SWE – Mörkaste Småland Festzival
010/7 Hoogeveen, NET – Graveland Festival

Tribulation Part Ways With Jakob Ljungberg

Tribulation have parted ways with drummer Jakob Ljungberg. You can see statements from the band and Ljungberg below.


“As the summer in the year of their lord 2017 draws near and the world in the north is again fully starting to wake from its slumber we, on the other hand, are forced to face an inevitable end in the departure of our drummer Jakob Ljungberg who has decided to leave the band.

We have spent the last five years together through pain to heaven, in chaos to bliss! It’s been such a strange, wonderful, tiring and inspiring time and we would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making this time the most important in the history of the band. We surely couldn’t have done it without you.

We were like brothers even before the time of Tribulation and we certainly will be in the time after! Make sure to check out Jakob’s unique and most excellent band Second Sun where he sings and plays guitar!”


”It is with a heavy heart that I leave Tribulation. These last years have been among the best in my life, but they wore me out and now I have to continue life on different paths.

Thanks to everyone involved – you made this journey spectacular, thanks to everyone that came up and said hi – it meant the world to me, thanks to everyone who believed in me – you made me believe in myself. Jonathan, Adam and Johannes. I love you.
“The end of nights we tried to die – this is the end.”

The band are expected to announce a replacement soon.

Tribulation Announce 2016 North American Tour

Tribulation have announced a North American headlining tour. Check out the dates below.


Tour Dates:

08/26 Las Vegas, NV – Psycho Las Vegas Festival
08/27 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
08/28 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro
08/30 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
08/31 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
09/02 Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry
09/03 Chicago, IL – Sub T
09/04 Detroit, MI – El Club
09/05 Toronto, ON – The Garrison
09/06 Montreal, QC – La Sala Rossa
09/07 Boston, MA – Great Scott
09/08 Philadelphia, PA – The Foundry
09/09 Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory
09/10 Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Festival
09/11 Washington, DC – Rock n Roll Hotel