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June 10, 2024


the upcoming ANCIENT CEREMONIES acoustic concerts will be as gripping as dreamful - within particularly dense atmosphere.

The share of tickets still available for the concerts melts away quickly. Apart from Kassel and Graz even in Wörgl more than 50% of the tickets are sold by now, which delights us and hopefully reminds some of you to become active before it's too late...

As we frequently get asked about possible concerts in Switzerland: there are no concerts in Switzerland in the planning stage at the moment, so regarding spatial proximity we would like to draw the attention of our loyal Swiss audience to our concert in Freiburg on the 5th of October. It will be our first concert in Freiburg ever.

While we create the setlist for the tour here right now we look forward to the concerts. To meet many of you again in person will be an invigorating experience!

Yet there are tickets left: --> Tickets

20.09. AT - Graz / Explosiv
21.09. AT - Wörgl / Komma
04.10. DE - Kassel / Goldgrube
05.10. DE - Freiburg / Slow Club
11.10. DE - Pfaffenhofen / Spitalkirche
12.10. DE - Heilbronn / Nikolaikirche


Picture: Carsten Brand


Arcane Ceremonies 2024

» Tickets & Infos


  • Mein Flügelschlag (Demo-MC), 1997
  • Nicht um zu sterben (CD), 1997
  • Bitter ist's dem Tod zu dienen (CD), 1999
  • Her von welken Nächten (CD), 2001
  • Hexenwind (CD), 2005
  • Durch den Traum (CD), 2006
  • In Luft geritzt (CD), 2008
  • Nachtreisen (DVD), 2009
  • Flammentriebe (CD), 2011
  • Freiheit (CD), 2014
  • Du wilde Liebe sei (CD), 2021

Prophecy Productions, 2021

Audio recordings, mix and mastering:

Markus Stock, Eviga and Inve @ Wallbach-Studio, Song-Werkstatt and Klangschmiede E (2019-2020)


Eviga: voices, guitars, percussion
Inve: violin, keyboards

Nadja Daniel: additional voices ("In tiefem Schweigen")

Lyrics (PDF):

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  • So ruf' sie wach das Sehnen
  • In Strömen aus Verwandlung ein flackerloses Licht
  • Dein knöchern' Kosen
  • Liebes dunkle Nacht
  • Der Freiheit Verlangen nach goldenen Ketten
  • Sie machen Mangel zum Geschenk
  • Das Geheimnis des Quellkosters
  • Das Sehnen von Mond und Sonne
  • Dem Kühnen in der Stille
  • Freiheit erlösen

CD2: (ltd. hardcover book edition)

  • In tiefem Schweigen (bonus track)
  • Audiokommentar und inszenierte Lesung (ca. 54 min)


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DORNENREICH - intense - mystic - timeless

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Founded in 1996, Dornenreich have proved a recipe for uniquely intense music, expressive German lyrics, and a charismatic presence on stage for more than 25 years now.

After years of extensive production phases in the studio, after years filled with concerts and tours, after chart positions and an Impala Silver Award for over 20,000 copies of their third album sold all over Europe, Dornenreich took a break in 2014 — with the release of their eight studio record "Freiheit" in the eighteenth year of their history, they deliberately withdrew in order to renew their perspectives in the light of more sophisticated constellations and to continue on their very own path.

While that didn’t mean the Austrians didn’t give a lot of celebrated concerts across Europe after 2014, it took them more than seven years to come forth with a new studio album.

The year 2021 — which also marked the 20th anniversary of "Her von welken Nächten," the record that put Dornenreich on the map as one of the most defining and unconventional acts amongst German-language metal and folk bands — saw Dornenreich return with their ninth studio album, "Du wilde Liebe sei". With this genre-defying record released in their 25th year of existence (official German charts #31), they have impressively proven that they feel obliged to the nature of life and a radical understanding of art exclusively.

With their inimitable emotional force, their momentum and unpredictability, Dornenreich embody the paragon of an exciting and independent-minded band, and with their symbolist as well as confrontative criticism of self and civilisation, they harbour within them a depth and an explosiveness that have no rivals.


If you would like to add your interview to this archive, please feel free to send them via e-mail to webmaster@flammentriebe.com (with proper credit info).






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September 20, 2024
AT - Graz / Explosiv

September 21, 2024
AT - Wörgl / Komma

October 4, 2024
DE - Kassel / Goldgrube

October 5, 2024
DE - Freiburg / Slow Club

October 11, 2024
DE - Pfaffenhofen / Spitalkirche

October 12, 2024
DE - Heilbronn / Nikolaikirche


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