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Fall Of Serenity

Formed: 1998
From: Plauen, Germany
Last Known Status: Disbanded

Latest Fall Of Serenity News

Below is our complete Fall Of Serenity news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Fall Of Serenity Plans Final Show

FALL OF SERENITY split up about half a year ago. Now they are back to play one last show at Chronical Moshers Open Air. This show is supposed to take place next Friday, June 12, 2009, in Reichenbach, Germany.

The band issued the following statement regarding their split:

"After 10 years we have to close the chapter FALL OF SERENITY. In the last weeks we thought, after almost splitting up in 2008, we could go on doing the next record - at least after a break from playing live. But something unexpected happened, when our singer John left the band. These circumstances, and the global warming, make it impossible to go on. So we felt that we, including John, should finally end it. We wish John good luck and thank him for everything. Also a big thanks to all our supporters and foremost to our great fans. THANK YOU!!!

"Three of us will continue with a new project, so there is a chance to see our ugly faces somewhere in the future again…. Bye, bye!!!"

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Fall Of Serenity Announces Tour Dates

FALL OF SERENITY have updated their tour schedule. It is now as follows:

10/10 - Nordhausen, Germany - JCH (w/ FEAR MY THOUGHTS)
10/25 - Eisenach, Germany - Alter Schlachthof (w/ NARZISS)
11/2 – Berlin, Germany - Magnet (w/ SOULGATE'S DAWN, FOREVER IT SHALL BE)
11/13 – Prague, Czech Republic - Exit Chmelnice
11/14 – Martin, Czech Republic - Elefant Club
11/15 – Bratislava, Slovakia - Randal Club
11/16 – Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic - Martys Club
11/22 - Moers, Germany - Suedring (w/ THROUGHT THE ASHES, DECEMBER FLOWER)

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Fall of Serenity's "The Crossfire" MP3 Online

German behemoth Fall of Serenity is set to bring its fourth full-length album, "The Crossfire," to American soils on May 13th. But much has changed since we last heard from the band. After 2006's "Bloodred Salvation," long-time bass player John Gahlert hooked up with the microphone, while guitarist Alex Fischer switched over to the bass and Ferdinand Rewicki joined the band on the vacant 6-string spot. All the personnel shifting made for a creatively reinvigorated Fall of Serenity. The Crossfire was produced and recorded at the well known Rape Of Harmonies Studio by Ralf Müller (Impending Doom, Maroon, Heaven Shall Burn, etc) and was mixed and mastered by legendary metal-minded Swede Dan Swanö.

Singer John Gahlert on the new tunes: "We have worked hard to have these new circumstances within the band. There's a new spirit we feel, pushing us forward into a slightly different and thrilling destination. 'The Crossfire' is our statement against musical boundaries and bigotry. Working with Dan Swanö (hail to the king!) was another new piece in the puzzle and it perfectly fits to the aura of our sound. After Leif Jensen (Dew-Scented) appeared on the last album Bloodred Salvation, we forced female metal icon Sabina Classen (Holy Moses, Temple Of The Absurd) to be part of the new record...with fantastic result, she has a great and authentic voice. We are really looking forward to the things to come."

In the lead-up to the album's completion, the members of Fall of Serenity let cameras into the studio to capture some of the insanity of recording. The result is a four-minute look into the making of The Crossfire, and a rare glimpse at one of Germany's finest.

Here is "The Crossfire" track listing:

1. Immortal Kingdom
2. Knife To Meet You
3. Recreation
4. The Crossfire
5. A Whore Called Freedom
6. Funeral Eclipse
7. Act Of Grace
8. In Case Of Death
9. Blindfolded
10. Blood Portrait

You can download an MP3 of Fall of Serentiy's "The Crossfire" here and watch a "behind the scenes" video of the band below. More...

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Moonsorrow Confirmed For Summer Nights Fest

Finnish folk/pagan metallers MOONSORROW have been confirmed for the Summer Nights Open Air festival, set to take place June 20-21 at Castle Frauenstein in Mining am Inn, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:


The festival will feature two stages with more than 40 international metal bands. For more information, visit www.summer-nights.at.

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Stream Dismember's Entire New Album Online

The new self-titled album from long-running Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER is being streamed in its entirety on MP3.com. Released in Europe this past Monday (February 18) via Regain (April 1 in the U.S.), the CD was recorded at B.A.S. studios with producer Nico Elgstrand (MURDER SQUAD, KRUX, MERCILESS, ENTOMBED).

"Dismember" (cover artwork) track listing is as follows:

01. Death Conquers All
02. Europa Burns
03. Under A Bloodred Sky
04. The Hills Have Eyes
05. Legion
06. Tide Of Blood
07. Combat Fatigue
08. No Honor In Death
09. To End It All
10. Dark Depths
11. Black Sun More...

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WFAHM, Fall of Serenity To Play With Full Force

WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH and FALL OF SERENITY are confirmed to play the this year 15th edition of WITH FULL FORCE festival to be held on the 4th to 7th of July, 2008.

Other bands confirmed so far are IN FLAMES, MINISTRY, PRIMORDIAL, CONVERGE, MAYHEM, THE RED CHORD, DARK FUNERAL, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, VOLBEAT and many more. You can find more info at www.withfullforce.de.

FALL OF SERENITY will also hit the European roads this February together with the almighty DISMEMBER and HATESPHERE.

Here are the latest FALL OF SERENITY tour dates: More...

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Dismember and Hatesphere Release More Tour Dates

Stockholm-based death metallers DISMEMBER will join forces with HATESPHERE and FALL OF SERENITY for a European trek - dubbed Europa Burns Tour 2008 - due to launch in early February. More dates have now surfaced - the itinerary is as follows:

8 - Nurnberg, Germany at K4
9 - Trier, Germany at Exhaus
10 - Vosselaar, Belgium at Biebob
11 - Hengelo, Holland at Metropool
12 - Hamburg, Germany at Markthalle
13 - Osnabruck, Germany at Bastard Club
14 - Breda, Holland at Mezz
15 - Purmerend, Holland at P3
16 - Essen, Germany at Turock
17 - Stuttgart, Germany at Ika-Longhorn
18 - Worgl, Austria - Komma
19 - Traun, Austria at Spinnerei
20 - Munich, Germany at Metropolis
21 - Zurich, Switzerland at Dynamo Werk 21
22 - Martigny, Switzerland at Les Caves Du Manoir,
23 - Ravenna, Italy at Rock Planet
24 - Nova Gorica, Slovakia at Mostovna
25 - Wien, Austria at Arena
26 - Prague, Czech Republic at Rock Cafe
27 - Darmstadt, Germany at Goldene Krone
28 - Hannover, Germany at Musikzentrum
29 - Oelsnitz, Germany at Schützenhaus

1 - Bischofswerda, Germany at East Club
2 - Berlin, Germany at K17

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Dismember, Hatesphere Release European Tour Dates

The following dates have been released for DISMEMBER’s “Europa Burns Tour 2008” with HATESPHERE and FALL OF SERENITY:

February 8 - Nurnberg, GER @ K4
February 9 - Trier, GER @ Exhaus
February 10 - Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob
February 11 - Hengelo, NET @ Metropool
February 12 - T.B.A.
February 13 - T.B.A.
February 14 - Breda, NET @ Mezz
February 15 - Purmerend, NET @ P3
February 16 - Essen, GER @ Turock
February 17 - Stuttgart, GER @ Ika-Longhorn
February 19 - Traun, AUT @ Spinnerei
February 20 - Munich, GER @ Metropolis
February 21 - Zurich, SWI @ Dynamo Werk 21
February 22 - T.B.A.
February 23 - Ravenna, ITA @ Rock Planet
February 24 - Nova Gorica, SLO @ Mostovna
February 25 - Wien, AUS @ Arena
February 26 - Prague, CZE @ Rock Cafe
February 27 - Darmstadt, GER @ Goldene Krone
February 28 - Hannover, GER @ Musikzentrum
February 29 - Oelsnitz, GER @ Schützenhaus
March 1 - Bischofswerda, GER @ East Club
March 2 - Berlin, GER @ K17

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Fall Of Serenity Ecard for “The Crossfire” Online

German melodic death / thrash metal outfit FALL OF SERENITY will release their new album “The Crossfire” November 19th throughout Europe.

For detailed information on the album like first press reactions, tracklist, artwork, etc just visit the brand new ecard by following this link.

“The Crossfire” was recorded @ German Rape Of Harmonies Studio with Ralf Müller and was mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö (Edge Of Sanity, Bloodbath, etc) while the artwork was handled by Meran Karanitant @ Darkmouth.com, who previously worked for Six Feet Under, Hatebreed, etc.

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Fall Of Serenity Replaces Singer

German melodic death metal outfit Fall Of Serenity has parted ways with singer René Betzold. Their new vocalist will be former bass player John Gahlert, who already wrote much of the vocal lines on the group's latest album, "Bloodred Salvation." Meanwhile, the vacated bass position will be filled by new member Simon Brach. The change of the line-up will not affect any of the band's previously announced shows.

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Fall of Serenity Have New Track Available Online

German death metallers FALL OF SERENITY have uploaded another song from their new album, Bloodred Salvation (Lifeforce Records).

The track, 'Raise Your Remorse', features Leif Jensen (DEW SCENTED) on second vocals. Check it out at this location.

As previously reported, Lifeforce Records released the band's debut, Bloodred Salvation. on May 12th in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and on May 15th in the rest of Europe. The album was released in the U.S. on June 27th.

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Fall of Serenity Explain Tour Cancellation

German death metallers FALL OF SERENITY have issued the following statement explaining their decision to drop off the European tour with HATE ETERNAL, SPAWN OF POSSESSION and SHADOWSLAND:

"So we are not on tour with the cool people of HATE ETERNAL, SPAWN OF POSSESSION and SHADOWSLAND anymore. We were forced to do this decision together with our label and our management, because there went a lot of things just badly wrong. To put it together, the organisation and management of this tour messed up our intended goal to do promotion for our new album 'Bloodred Salvation'. It was almost impossible. So it is a decision that is better for our band. We know that Metallysee [booking agency] is a good partner concerning tours, but in this case something doesn't fit together in the right way. Maybe because some other booking agency set up this tour.

"We feel very sorry to disappoint you guys who wanted to see FALL OF SERENITY on this tour. Take the next chance please. To make it clear, there is nothing wrong with our band.

"If you wanna see the other bands on this tour, PLEASE make sure that you travel to the right place, venue or even the right city. Get as much information as you can get about the show you want to visit. Otherwise it's possible that you will stand in front of closed doors.

"We wanna thank the guys of HATE ETERNAL, SPAWN OF POSSESSION, SHADOWSLAND, Ritchie (sound engineer), Math (busdriver), the people who came to the shows and the local promoters who did their best for sure. Unfortunately, we can't thank other people involved."

"Bloodred Salvation", which includes a guest appearances by Leif Jensen of DEW-SCENTED, was recorded and produced at the Rape Of Harmonies Studios by Ralf Müller and Patrick W. Engel (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, NARZISS, etc.) and mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen at his Hansen Studios (MERCENARY, RAUNCHY, COMMUNIC, etc.). "Bloodred Salvation"'s artwork was created by Killustrations (DEW-SCENTED, CARNAL FORGE, AMON AMARTH).

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Fall Of Serenity Complete New Album

Fall Of Serenity have completed work on their Lifeforce Records debut, "Bloodred Salvation." The effort recorded and produced at Rape Of Harmonies Studios by Ralf Müller and Patrick W. Engel (Heaven Shall Burn) and mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen at his Hansen Studios (Raunchy). Additionally, artwork was handled by Killustrations (Carnal Forge) and the album features a guest appearance by Dew-Scented's Leif Jensen. Here's the final track listing:

01. Blood Starts Running (Intro)
02. Out Of The Clouds
03. A Piece Of You
04. Dead Eyes
05. Bloodred Salvation (Instrumental)
06. Raise Your Remorse
07. As I Watch
08. Overflowing Senses
09. Swallowed Lies
10. Twin Curse

The album will hit stores on May 12th in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, May 15th in the rest of Europe, and June 27th in the United States.

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Fall Of Serenity Sign To Lifeforce Records

German metal/hardcore band Fall Of Serenity have officially joined the Lifeforce Records roster. Formed in 1998, the group has previously release three albums in addition to a split with Heaven Shall Burn. Their fourth, and as-of-yet untitled full-length will hit stores in spring of 2006. You can download one of the band's recent demo tracks here. Fall Of Serenity guitarist Eddy Langner has released the following statement:

"Having signed to Lifeforce Records makes us very proud and confident. Our new home has been an awesome label for ages, and the guys and girls there are known for their good work and their close connection to the scene. It is a huge step forward for Fall Of Serenity. We are extremely happy and excited to work with Lifeforce Records, and are looking forward to our debut release on this great label next year."

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