There are 2 artists under the same name:
1) The Cold was a popular New Orleans band, performing from 1979 to 1985. This was during the Punk Rock and New Wave craze and The Cold drew their share of fans from the genre.
2) A band from Frankfurt was founded in 1997 as a quartet, initially
featuring an unconventional interpretation of traditional New Wave music
from the early 80's.
With the first Demo CD, today's five-member line-up joined forces and
their repertoire was completely replaced by their own songs.
Bands like Joy Division, The Cure and Chameleons have an
important influence on the band.
From a very early start The
Cold were supported by a great number of Scene DJ's and fans.
The Cold signed a record deal with the prestigious independent label
Dark Dimensions in 2009.
The new album with the title “Last Embrace” has been released for the first time at the Gothic Pogo Festival on the
fly with the Wave-Gotik-Treffen in May 2009. (Unless we are facing
The Cold consequently continues with their musical enthusiasm with “Last
Embrace”. Wave, Pop, Post Rock compose into a blend that can not be
found often, nowadays. Melancholia and Anger, dance ability and gloom
lie close together in the new The Cold Album.
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