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MORTEMIA is the solo project by gothic metal giant Morten Veland, the founder of Tristania and mastermind of Sirenia.

MORTEMIA’s debut album “Misere Mortem” continues to justify the Norwegian mastermind’s outstanding reputation within the dark scene over the years. His signature compositions deliver smashing metal songs enveloped in sonorous and mythic choral arrangements, as well as sensual melody lines. The classical passages fit in perfectly with the overall atmosphere, refining with myriad details MORTEMIA’s unique and melancholic sound, as only Veland can. It is the master himself, who lends his aggressive vocals to the nine new tracks, further embellishing them with a darkened aura. Coupled with the mastering expertise of Finnvox Studios, Morten Veland has created a gothic metal album not only far removed from any inkling of kitsch and pop, but also one that will thrill fans of Tristania’s classic “Beyond the Veil”. “Misere Mortem” is already a gem of the somber scene and will undoubtedly allow the gothic metal of the glory days a well deserved comeback!

Release date: 2.march 2010

1.The One I Once Was
2.The Pain Infernal and the Fall Eternal
3.The Eye of the Storm
4.The Malice of Live´s Cruel Ways
5.The Weel of Fire
6.The Chains That Wield My Mind
7.The New Desire
8.The Vile Bringer of Self Destructive Thoughts
9.The Candle at the Tunnel´s End


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  • James44_Naruto

    In March 2012, Morten said he is writing a new album for Mortemia, as well as Sirenia. Sirenia's album will be out soon. But what about Mortemia's? Is he still doing it, or has he abandoned this project?

    7 Apr 1:34am Reply
  • Ismarmlp

    New album, please! [6]

    20 Jan 11:51pm Reply
  • Drostanxxx

    yeah new album please as long as it's not just Sirenia reheated minus Ailyn screeching ;)

    20 Aug 2014 Reply
  • MalditaJaviera

    New album, please! [5]

    9 Apr 2014 Reply
  • AirRose

    New album, please! [4]

    12 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Aurwandil

    I love the choir voices, just like in Sirenia

    17 Jan 2014 Reply
  • Deathzaghal

    New Album Plz [3]

    7 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Gothic-13

    New Album Plz

    22 Nov 2013 Reply
  • madamecharogne

    Boring as hell. Morten, you're gettin kinda monotonous. [2]

    27 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Plummad

    I still like Mortemia. It's just Sirenia without the female vocals. I mean I love both but it's really nice. It reminds me of NDAAD without Monika (which is my fav Sirenia album). I really hope he makes another album but the new Sirenia album was good so no loss either way really!

    15 Aug 2013 Reply
  • alezzzix

    Strange, I seem to be on the wrong page. I thought I clicked on "mortemia", not "sirenia", "tristania" or "click here to bitch about a dude". [2] lol

    1 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Dave1978

    Out now for FREE: Mirrored In Secrecy - Black Halo - - check it out if you like DARK ROCK / METAL music like Amorphis, Sentenced, Paradise Lost, Arch Enemy or similar!

    16 Apr 2013 Reply
  • gray_wolf

    Much better than the newer Sirenia releases. [2]

    13 Sep 2012 Reply
  • pink_noize

    Morten, you'ee gettin kinda monotonous.

    12 Aug 2012 Reply
  • chouchter

    Much better than the newer Sirenia releases.

    24 Jul 2012 Reply
  • patricio_

    I want something new... I expect something new of Mortemia instead of Sirenia

    16 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Frozen_Dust

    Strange, I seem to be on the wrong page. I thought I clicked on "mortemia", not "sirenia", "tristania" or "click here to bitch about a dude".

    13 May 2012 Reply
  • dark_wisdom

    Forgettable. Looks like Morten Veland got tired of making good music to start creating this laughable crap, how could someone say this is better than Tristania? Are you fucking kidding me??

    4 May 2012 Reply
  • Jezberg

    The old Tristania albums haven't magically disappeared from the world, you can still listen to them & Vibeke as much as you like but that doesn't change the fact that many of us would like to see a new Mortemia album. Although I admit it would be cool if Veland got Vibeke to do some guest vocals on it. Though then it might just be too similar to Sirenia...

    28 Mar 2012 Reply
  • jappieter

    Better than Sirenia and Tristania together!

    13 Feb 2012 Reply
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