Saltatio Mortis

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Saltatio Mortis
Saltatio Mortis, Juli 2009, Otterstadt.jpg
Saltatio Mortis (2009)
Background information
Origin Mannheim, Germany
Genres Medieval metal
Folk metal
Gothic metal
Folk rock
Folk punk
Punk rock
Neo-medieval music
Power metal
Neue Deutsche Härte
Years active 2000 - present
Labels Napalm Records
Website Official website
Members Alea der Bescheidene
Bruder Frank
El Silbador
Falk Irmenfried von Hasen-Mümmelstein
Lasterbalk der Lästerliche
Till Promill
Jean Méchant
Luzi das L
Past members Die Fackel
Dominor der Filigrane
Ungemach der Missgestimmte
Mik El Angelo
Thoron Trommelfeuer
Cordoban der Verspielte
Herr Samoel

Saltatio Mortis is a German medieval metal group. The Latin name means "dance of death".[1] It's an allusion to the Danse Macabre, and a motto of the band is: "He who dances does not die."

Luzi das L at Rockharz Open Air 2016

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Alea der Bescheidene - vocals, bagpipes, didgeridoo, guitar, shawms
  • Lasterbalk der Lästerliche - drums, davul and other percussion
  • Falk Irmenfried von Hasen-Mümmelstein - bagpipes, vocals, hurdy-gurdy, shawms
  • El Silbador (since 2006) - bagpipes, shawms, smallpipes, uillean pipes and other pipes
  • Bruder Frank (since 2006) - bass guitars, electric upright Chapman Stick, guitar
  • Till Promill (since 2012) - guitars
  • Jean Mechant der Tambour (since 2009) - drums, piano, guitar, vocals
  • Luzi das L (since 2011) - pipes, shawms

Past members[edit]

  • Dominor der Filigrane (2000 to 2009) - guitars, German bagpipes, shawms
  • Die Fackel (2000 to 2006) - bass guitars, mandola, harp, German bagpipes, shawms
  • Ungemach der Missgestimmte (2000 to 2006) - guitars, bagpipes, shawms, percussion, programming
  • Thoron Trommelfeuer (2000 to 2009) - orchestral percussion
  • Herr Schmitt (2004 to 2007) - drums and other percussion
  • Mik El Angelo (2006 to 2009) - guitars, lutes, citterns
  • Cordoban der Verspielte - shawms, bagpipes, vielle, whistles, vocals
  • Herr Samoel (2007 to 2012) - guitars, Irish bouzouki

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • 2003: "Falsche Freunde"
  • 2005: "Salz der Erde"
  • 2009: "Ebenbild"
  • 2011: "Hochzeitstanz"
  • 2013: "Früher War Alles Besser", Napalm Records
  • 12 July 2013: "Wachstum über alles", Napalm Records
  • 2015: "Wo Sind Die Clowns"

DVDs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, David. "AMG Saltatio Mortis". Allmusic.com. Retrieved April 2, 2008. 

External links[edit]