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Dust times in tears Crematory

May 2 2006

In 1991, Felix and Mark formed a remarkable group Crematory, while just over a year took out the first and only demo tape. Tape received excellent press reviews and find my place on the shelves of listeners. Total out of print about 1500 copies of the records that the "Demo" is unique.

In November 1992 signed a contract with Massacre Records. Joyful Crematory began recording their debut album «Transmigration» with guest keyboards by Katrina. The plate was a great success - just a month after the album was lit in the main chat alternative country. At the end of 1993 Crematory went on tour with My Dying Bride. Just before the tour group had left and was replaced by Mark Harald.

Since the beginning of a new 1994-th, Crematory began recording «... just dreaming». EP was released in May of that year and raised the Crematory to a whole new level on par with the stars. Composition «Shadows of mine» with German-speaking chorus - has hit number 1 for the group, the times Tears of Time had not yet arrived! This album has brought them many new fans and a real success. To the composition «Shadows of mine» and «In my hands» was filmed clips of the band members in leading roles. Very soon the young chubby Felix roared on MTV and VIVA.

«... Just dreaming» great Doom / Death album, a sort of mix of Dream Theater with Paradise Lost »- shouted the leading journals. Rightly observe that a group from all other groups are distinguished precisely by the keys while the majority of Doom / Death bands emphasis was put on death metal sound, wheezing and plaintive bass. Flawless, almost "velvety" clear roar Felix, deeply philosophical lyrics and melodies from the finger keyboards Catherine is music Crematory.

In the next six months Crematory toured and played a few gigs with Tiamat and Atrocity.

Crematory started to work on their third album in the middle of 1995. By early September 1995, held a breakthrough in the list of grants Gothic-Doom-Death. C «Illusions» light saw composite «Tears of time». Song of all time, and the eternal hit themselves Crematory sounds at all, without exception, concerts. On this song was filmed elegant video was incorporated into the final charts MTV. Numerous reviews, interviews and getting into all sorts of charts, some concerts and major festivals.

In December 1995, in the studio to start recording a new album «Crematory». Launched in May of 1996, CD surprised everyone that has been released for the domestic market, its lyrics were entirely in German. The album hit the charts based on sales and stayed there four weeks, though, I must say the press tore him to shreds.

A huge tour across Germany and the Benelux countries in company with Moonspell and the Gathering was a great success. In the same year was released on limited Digibox Fur Die Ewigkeit included the: «Crematory», «Just Dreaming», and a cassette with all filmed at the moment video «Crematory Die Clips 1994-1996».

Prior to signing a deal with a new label «Nuclear Blast», the band managed to establish a CRC-Crematory's Record Company.

Awake was released in late August 1997 and re-conquered the charts in Germany. Ten unforgettable songs, put on brand keys. The lyrics were based on bitter experience the life of ups and downs of the musicians themselves. So Crematory created new standards in the style of Gothic-Doom metal. A major hit album was a cover of Sisters of Mercy - «Temple of love». Soon appeared on television and video «Temple of love». New tour throughout Europe with Therion, Lake Of Tears, Dark, Graveworm!

img hspace = "10" src = "/ img/13183.jpeg" align = "left" border = "1" /> 1998 group met without the Lote departed for personal reasons and was replaced by a talented singer and guitarist Matthias Heller. So the group began work on a completely new material «Act Seven». The album implement single «Fly» immediately became a club hit. Launched in March 1999, the first edition of the album was quickly sold out, we had to print additional.

Crematory created an album full of beautiful melodies, straightforward, and at the same time sensually rough album, which was destined for the great destiny of the second chapter of Crematory. In 1999, was released on digipak «Greatest Hits» as a 3-CD. The box contains both hits an early age, and the latest remixes made by DJ-s gothic scene.

One of the best records of the group «Believe» was recorded and released in the autumn of 2000. Continuing the line of the selected «Act Seven», with an increasing emphasis on keyboards losses. Album «Believe», for the most part consists of hits and masterpieces such as «The Fallen» and «Time For Tears» and is now heard in the clubs of Europe. Unforgettable music video «The Fallen» has been put in C-Rotation on VIVA 2.

Tour with Hypocrisy, Destruction, Raise Hell Kataklysm and was recorded on DVD and on it you can witness the Felix runtime part vocals with Kataklysm. In February 2001 the band celebrated 10 years of joint work.

Shocking for all the fans began to spring 2001 - Felix announced that the band Crematory cease to function. The last drive of the period becomes a concert "Remind", which included all the hits of over 10 years. The album was released in the form of a luxurious, two discs of music and a luxurious 60-page booklet, which included a lot of exclusive photos. At the same time out of VHS and DVD, which includes all videos and many shooting concerts on the tour.

In September 2001, a small farewell tour, and it seemed to all that one can only remember the good tolstyachka Felix! Fans humiliating of all was from Russia where the group has not come back in the 10 years of its existence.

And then two years later decided to be Crematory and signed a new contract with the «Nuclear Blast». Recording material for the album «Revolution» began in October 2003, it and the issue is scheduled for May of 2004, if not for one thing. In the spring of the album were stopped - at Katrina and the drummer Marcus finally came the long-awaited daughter. In the meantime, avoiding downtime, the group was recorded ip «Greed», of securities of chips included the cover of «One» - Metallica; and video for the title song «Greed» in high definition.

Recording the album was continued in the summer of 2004. To break the disc containing 12 tracks in the spirit of the last three of the group, as well as video, Revolution in black and white. Regrettably, the plate is not carried in itself is absolutely nothing new. More and more care of in the direction of the Gothic electronics and has not been adopted by many older fans of the group. Then there was the tour and sold-out performance in the walls of Moscow DK Gorbunova in the spring of 2005. The two-hour program though and had a 2 / 3 of the new work, still included the major hits Crematory: Fly, The Fallen, Ist Es Wahr, Temple Of Love, Shadows Of Mine and welcome Tears Of Time.

Here we conclude our narrative of the classics of Gothic-Doom-Death and offer you to plunge yourself in the unique atmosphere of Crematory.

Васильева Камилла

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