Instigators>>ATROCITY - GERMANY

Hallucinations - 1990 - Nuclear Blast
Longing For Death [Todessehnsucht] - 1992 - Massacre
Blut - 1994 - Massacre
Das Liebe - 1995 -Massacre
Willenskraft - 1996 - Massacre
Werk 80 - 1997 - Massacre
Gemini - 2000 - Massacre
Atlantis - 2004 - Napalm
After The Storm - 2010 - Napalm
Die Gottlosen Jahre - 2012 - Napalm


  
 
Members

S= Ripper, Corpus Christi>>ALEX KRULL>>Corpus Christi
G= Thorsten Bauer - Mathias Roderer - Richard Scharf - Markus Knapp - Leaves’ Eyes>>THORSTEN BAUER>>Leaves’ Eyes>> - Sebastian Schult - Compos Mentis, Strych.Nine, Cypher, Leaves’ Eyes>>SANDER VAN DER MEER>>Cypher, Leaves’ Eyes, Strych.Nine
B= Oliver Klasen - Chris Lukhamp - Aborted, Leaves’ Eyes>>JB VAN DER WAL>>Aborted, Leaves’ Eyes
D= Belching Beet, Umbra Et Imago>>Michael Schwarz>>Belching Beet, Umbra Et Imago



History

The German mainstays began life as a death metal unit in Southern Germany. By the time of the arrival of the third album they had completed changed styles. Switching from Nuclear Blast, which reportedly was not paying the band royalties, the band lands with the fledgeling Massacre where vocalist Alex Krull finds a job as a publicist. The band has in the meanwhile turned into a seminal German rock band.

The band signed with Napalm Records in 2003. Atlantis, a concept album, was issued in the summer of 2004. At the same time, Alex Krull was hired by Roadrunner to become a talent scout in Europe. Atrocity added drummer Moritz Neuner (formerly of Graveworm, Darkwell and Abigor) to the line-up in late 2004. Werk 80 II, the band’s second covers album of '80s pop songs appeared in 2008.

Drum nomad Nick Barker joined Atrocity and Leaves' Eyes in early 2008. Opiate For The Masses’ Chris "Seven" Antonopoulos joined both Atrocity and Leaves' Eyes on drums in October of 2008. Atrocity would release a new DVD, Die Gottlosen Jahre ('The Godless Years'), on March 30, 2012. The band had, in the meanwhile, lost drummer Roland Navratil and recruited a Joris Nijenhuis. The DVD featured a band documentary, a live 2010 show and the studio CD of the same. In 2012, Atrocity was working on a trilogy called Okkult. The Germans had hired Canadian sound designer Katie Halliday, who had worked for movies like Saw V, Saw VI, Saw VII, The Devil's Carnival and more to assist.

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