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Dark Millennium was formed in 1989 by Theissen and Hesse. After the release of two demos 'The Apocryphal Wisdom' and 'Of Sceptre Their Ashes May Be' (featuring Torsten Gilsbach on vocals instead of Christian Mertens) they released their debut-LP 'Ashore the Celestial Burden' on Massacre records in 1992. It was well-received. The follow-up 'Diana Read Peace' with ex-Despair bassplayer Pachura was released in 1993. Dark Millennium then proceeded to disband.

Theissen changed his style completely after he went on to… read more

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  • Diana Read Peace is a masterpiece.
  • They have a lot of similarities to Phlebotomized IMO. Same atmosphere, same attitude of mixing melancholy to unnerving vocal.
  • Perfection
  • Ashore the Celestial Burden is damn good
  • Hysterical vocal, melancholic guitar riffs.
  • holy shit bringer of plague is ridiculous
  • anyone curious about diana read peace, listen to it. it is different, but it's still very dark millennium. i finally got it on wax to find ashore the celestial burden without a buttfuck of a shipping price. :(
  • ashore the celestial burden is perfect.
  • Ashore The Celestial Burden ...yeah I remember when I first got this record from a friend and recorded it on a magnet tape ..and playing it on the old AKAI magnetophone ...what a time :) Love this band!
  • Ashore the celestial burden it's one of those lost masterpieces of metal that everybody should listen to and not so many metalheads know about...

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