Darkane (formerly known as Agretator) is a heavy metal band from Helsingborg, Sweden. Formed in 1998, its style has ranged from thrash metal to death metal while occasionally adding symphonic elements to its music, such as full orchestras, choir singing, and acoustic interludes. The name Darkane is a portmanteau of the words "dark" and "arcane".
On October 6th, 2007 it was announced that Darkane are writing new material for their fifth studio album. It is schedule for release on October 24, 2008. Peter Wildoer has posted this message on his website: