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Elend is a neoclassical darkwave band from France formed in 1993 by composers and multi-instrumentalists Iskandar Hasnawi and Renaud Tschirner. The band's name is German for "misery", however "im Elende sein" is also an Old German expression for "to be far away". The music can be described as gothic and orchestral music with post-romanticism undertones, or simply violent neoclassical. They are often classed as a metal…

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  • well none of these bands are similar to Elend. if you like Elend, my recommendation is "Chaostar". give them a try, they sure deserve it.
  • so much sadness, and with sadness comes comfort
  • I can't listen to their music, it tortures my mind [2] I agree with this, especially the final album, A World in their Screams. Perhaps after Diamanda Galas' Plague Mass, this is the most painful music I have ever listened to, it just crushes my soul. True extreme music, everybody should (try to) listen at least once...
  • Geniuses.
  • q coisa boa
  • Elend >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>...........>>>>>>>>>> Arcana
  • Elend is teasing on Facebook: "Mihai Teodor is there any hope??" (for a new Elend release) "Elend: ;)".
  • Confounded though immortal...
  • their music is beautiful but it makes me feel not fine
  • I can't listen to their music, it tortures my mind like Zdzisław Beksiński's paintings :-/ Not that they all weren't talented though...

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