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There are at least 4 bands with this name.

1. Dark Age is a German melodic death metal band formed in 1995 in Hamburg. Everything began sometime in the year 1994, when Eike Freese, André Schumann and Olli Fliegel rotted themselves together to found a Metal band and maybe someday release an album. André had to take the drumsticks, meanwhile Eike played guitar and shared the vocals with bass-player Olli. Name-giver were the mighty Metallica with the track Dyer’s Eve. The style of the music was similar to that of Grindcore/Death Metal and sounded like music produced by bands such as Carcass, Brutal Truth and Cannibal Corpse. The rehearsal-room was the music classroom in their school. The band tried to record a three-track-demo, but the sound and the skills of the musicians weren’t satisfying at all.

2. There’s also another band called Dark Age that existed back in 80s.This one played Heavy/Power Metal and released Self Titled EP in 1984. DARK AGE(U.S.A)

3. Yet another band called Dark Age from Switzerland, an underground band in the ’80s. They appear on the “AVALANCHE Swiss Underground” compilation with the tracks “Cityepidemie”, and “Face Of Death”.

4. Dark Age is also the name of a negative hardcore band from Tucson, Arizona, formed in mid 2008.


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  • MetalFinder

    Yesterday died Jeff Exx. R.I.P.

    25 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Kuivausrumpu


    26 Nov 2014 Reply
  • d2freak

    Whoever sees this... do your part and vote down the gay dragon cover artwork here:

    19 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Pollepard

    Dark Age USA >>

    6 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Oslojed

    Последний альбом шикарен! Голос местами даже напоминает Bono из U-2.

    30 Sep 2014 Reply
  • talski

    indeed, A Matter of Trust is not MDM but is a fucking good album, I really love it

    29 Aug 2014 Reply
  • zmbNovella

    The old Dark Age is dead. A pity.

    9 Jul 2014 Reply
  • Syndicaidramon

    New material is awesome! Different, but awesome!

    17 Apr 2014 Reply
  • bloody72

    pozdrowienia ze Śląska dla fanów Dark Age

    8 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Chabenso

    new dark age = soft age :(

    14 Dec 2013 Reply
  • -Nile-

    I'm shocked! What happened to the already somehow mediocre Dark Age, I liked to listen to from time to time? The selftitled album was great. But the new album is a joke. This is no evolution or innovation, this is the opposite... it's just sellout. Why do you compare it to Linkin Park? The old Linkin Park stuff was better and not as mediocre and inexpressively as this...

    10 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Vampyric

    Hum. I'm sorry to say this, but their new album just strikes me of something Linkin Park would write and produce. The lyrics and vocals are just so... radio friendly. Acedia is such a departure from their old material. It's quite sad really.

    29 Nov 2013 Reply
  • DeadAndreAlone

    Where is the old Dark Age?What's wrong with you guys? New album is just...emmmmm...terrible and there is no mdm(( Please bring us "the silent republic" back ! [2] It's still your best album. Sorry for my bad english.

    5 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Arciah

    The new album just makes me want to listen to old Dark Age.

    23 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Hum-Ming-Bird

    Rest in peace Dark Age and Eike's hair .。・゚゚・(>_<)・゚゚・。

    14 Oct 2013 Reply
  • MelancholyRage

    WTF happened to the Melodic Death Metal? New album sounds like a new alt metal band.

    12 Oct 2013 Reply
  • michciu4

    @HeadyB show me the mdm part. show me the growls. You know, there's no MDM without growls

    9 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Hankman1975

    Hasse diese ganzen "Früher war alles härter" - Kommentare. Höre diese Band das erste Mal, und imho gibt es keine signifikanten Stiländerungen. Und btw., was hat Härte mit Qualität zu tun? Waren die Beatles Pussys? Get a life...

    3 Oct 2013 Reply
  • MachineAnimal

    The new album is not bad but I kind of dislike the opening track.

    22 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Filth_Killer

    новый альбом невообразимый шлак!!! где прежний саунд ??? грёбаный мейнстрим!

    21 Sep 2013 Reply
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