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Dornenreich - Renewed Contract With Prophecy Productions

Austrian metallers Dornenreich have prolonged their partnership with German/US label Prophecy Productions and are thus one of the label's longest-standing acts in the roster, being part of it for more than 20 years.


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Posted: 26.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

Dornenreich - Debut Video

Dornenreich will perform in London this Friday. The intimate event will be held at St Pancras Old Church. Duncan Evans will also perform as special guest. To get in the mood, you can now also watch the video for their song "Jagd" (from the album In Luft Geritzt).


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Posted: 14.02.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)

Dornenreich - New Album Coming, Debut Trailer

Austrian mystic metallers Dornenreich have announced that new shows will happen in 2018, and also more interesting news: a new album is coming too. The tour dates can be seen on the flyer. Their new album will be called Du Wilde Liebe Sei and the trio shared the first minutes out of their recent demo-recordings. Check out the snippets now!


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Posted: 13.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)

Dornenreich - To Release Vinyl Box Set

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Dornenreich will play a string of special concerts (see dates below), but they are also working on a comprehensive vinyl box set! The special box set will include their whole studio discography as well as an extensive companion book.


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Posted: 14.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (0)

Dornenreich - Release Another New Album Preview

Dornenreich's new album will be released on May 2nd, 2014 via Prophecy Productions, which means this is the perfect time to whet your appetite a little more for what's to come. Today the Austrian metallers have released a second preview of their impending album Freiheit. If you can't wait to get your hands on it, you have to listen to this preview now.


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Posted: 24.04.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

Dornenreich - New Album Trailer Released

The wait is finally over for Dornenreich's new album. In their 18th year of existence, the group releases their eighth studio record Freiheit (English: "freedom"). The new album will be out on May 2nd, 2014 via Prophecy Productions and you can now hear the first sound sample available in the video below. Freiheit marks a period of change and transition, for it will remain the group's last studio album for quite some time.


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Posted: 28.02.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (2)

Dornenreich - New Album Cover Unveiled

The Austrian group Dornenreich is preparing the release of a new album. Dornenreich entered the studio in October to record it and recently unveiled the front cover of their upcoming opus Freiheit, available now below. Next up is the mixing stage in January and the band will be touring in support of the new album in April/May, around the time of its release, with guests Heretoir and Wassermanns Fiebertraum.


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Posted: 16.12.2013 by BloodTears | Comments (3)

Dornenreich - Recording New Album In October

Dornenreich released their latest album Flammentriebe in 2011 and have been working on new material. According to the band's latest update, they will enter the studio at the end of October and the new album will feature eight new varied songs. This means that it is all taking shape. The upcoming new album titled Freiheit should come out next year.


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Posted: 28.06.2013 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

Dornenreich - New Album Details

Prophecy Records press release

Dornenreich's seventh album, Flammentriebe, will be released on February 14th, 2011! See below the album's track list and its cover artwork, which once more has been painted by Eviga's father, Hansjörg Stock.

Flammentriebe cover art] tracklist:

01. Flammenmensch
02. Der Wunde Trieb
03. Tief Im Land
04. Wolfpuls
05. Wandel Geschehe
06. Fährte Der Nacht
07. In allem Weben
08. Erst Deine Träne Löscht Den Brand

More information about Flammentriebe soon!


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Posted: 08.12.2010 by White Winter Sun | Comments (3)

Dornenreich - Working On New Album

Austria's Dornenreich have announced first details concerning their upcoming seventh studio album. The album will be titled Flammentriebe and the band will have recording sessions starting in July 2010.

The official wordt from Dornenreich: "Both the intense rehearsals and the compositional results of the last months are very encouraging - and we will enter the studio in July 2010 to record the new album Flammentriebe. Expect a varied, haunting and very dramatic album!"


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Posted: 27.12.2009 by Table ov Black | Comments (1)

Dornenreich - DVD Teaser Online

A teaser to "Nachtreisen", Dornenreich's first ever DVD is now online.

After a long production period, Dornenreich's first DVD "Nachtreisen" ("Nocturnal Journeys") will finally be available on Sepember 28, 2009. The DVD's main content is made up of two concert recordings that represent both sides of Dornenreich: live at Summer Breeze 2007 (metal gig) and live at Wave Gotik Treffen 2007 (acoustic performance). The two additional clips "Dornenreich live 2000 - 2002" and "Recording 'Her von welken Nächten'" as well as photo galleries with many unreleased pictures will give you exciting glimpses into Dornenreich 's history. The DVD has a total length of ca. 115 minutes.

In parallel to the "Nachtreisen" DVD, a homonymous double CD with audio versions of both live performances will be released. The WGT recording will also feature a yet unreleased Dornenreich song that's not included on the DVD. Collectors may look forward to a limited deluxe edition of "Nachtreisen" in decorative special packing including both the DVD and the double CD.

"Nachtreisen" cover art] tracklist:

01. Intro
02. Trauerbrandung
03. Eigenwach
04. Wer Hat Angst Vor Einsamkeit?
05. Grell Und Dunkel Strömt Das Leben
06. Schwarz Schaut Tiefsten Lichterglanz
07. Trauerbrandung

08. Intro
09. Flügel In Fels
10. Der Hexe Nächtlich' Ritt
11. Aufbruch
12. Innerwille Ist Mein Docht
13. Meer
14. Mein Publikum - Der Augenblick
15. Drang
16. Der Hexe Flammend' Blick
17. Untitled Bonustrack


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Posted: 10.08.2009 by Thryce | Comments (0)

Dornenreich - European Tour Dates With Agalloch

Official Prophecy Productions press release

The time has come: In March 2009 the Austrian Black Metal legends Dornenreich will tour in Metal line-up for the very first time since 2001. To present their DVD "Nachtreisen" ("Nocturnal Journeys") and as a herald of their forthcoming studio album "Flammentriebe" ("The Urge of the flame") Dornenreich will debut songs of this album and they will play numerous songs of their 13-year history on this much longed for tour.

Dornenreich's friends Agalloch will join this special journey, which will be the only European Tour for Agalloch and their unique "Cascadian Dark Metal" in 2009. It will be Agalloch's last tour supporting "Ashes Against The Grain".

Mely, an Austrian Melodic-Metal-Band, will be a part of this tour as well and they will perform their melancholic hymns passionately.

20.03.09 - D - Würzburg, Posthalle
21.03.09 - AT - Henndorf bei Salzburg, Wallerseehalle (Spring Metal-Festival)
22.03.09 - IT - Brescia, Covo Antico
23.03.09 - CZ - Prague, Exit Chmelnice
24.03.09 - D - Berlin, K17
25.03.09 - FR - Paris, Glazart
26.03.09 - GB - London, Underworld
27.03.09 - BE - Vosselaar, Biebob
28.03.09 - D - Hamm, Alfred-Fischer-Halle (Tomahawk festival)
29.03.09 - NL - Den Bosch, (afternoon show)

Dornenreich will also appear on the following summer festival dates:

17 + 18.04.09 - D - Lichtenfels, Stadthalle (Ragnarök festival)
29.04.09 - PO - Barrosselas, SWR warm up (acoustic gig)
30.04.09 - PO - Barrosselas, SWR MetalFest XII
01 + 02.05.2009 - D - Hauzenberg, Festplatz (Walpurgis Metal Days-Festival)
17 + 18.07.2009 - D - Neukirchen-Vluyn, Halde Norddeutschland (Dong Open Air-Festival)
14 + 15.08.2009 - D - Barth, Freilichtbühne (Barther Metal Open Air-Festival)

02.10.2009 - CH - Uster, Rock City
03.10.2009 - CH - Uster, Rock City


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Event: Dornenreich + Agalloch: European Tour
Posted: 09.03.2009 by Thryce | Comments (2)