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Der Weg Einer Freiheit (Black Metal)

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Latest news: Fri, Mar 29 2019, DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT

Latest release: "Live in Berlin"

Release date: Fri, Mar 01 2019, US Fri, Mar 01 2019

DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT have kicked off their 10th anniversary tour through Europe with CELESTE, AU-DESSUS and THE DEVIL'S TRADE. See the full list of tour dates below.

2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the band's debut album and on this special occasion, DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT will perform their self titled debut album in its entirety.

The tour started in Paris on March 28 and continues through Germany, Spain, Switzerland and more, before the final curtain in Wiesbaden (DE) on April 13.

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DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT tour with AU-DESSUS and CELESTE and THE DEVIL'S TRADE
29 Mar 19 Rouen (FR) Le 106 Club *
30 Mar 19 Toulouse (FR) Le Metronum *
31 Mar 19 Barcelona (ES) Bóveda *
01 Apr 19 Lyon (FR) Rock n Eat *
02 Apr 19 Esch/Alzette (LU) Kulturfabrik *
03 Apr 19 Cologne (DE) Luxor *
04 Apr 19 Tilburg (NL) Little Devil *
05 Apr 19 Dresden (DE) Beatclub *
06 Apr 19 Hamburg (DE) Knust *
07 Apr 19 Nuremburg (DE) Hirsch **
08 Apr 19 Prague (CZ) Futurum **
09 Apr 19 Vienna (AT) Arena **
10 Apr 19 Munich (DE) Backstage **
11 Apr 19 Stuttgart (DE) Universum **
12 Apr 19 Berlin (DE) Lido **
13 Apr 19 Wiesbaden (DE) Schlachthof **
AU-DESSUS (28.3. - 6.4.) *
CELESTE (7. - 12.4.) **
THE DEVIL'S TRADE (all dates)

DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT festivals
20 Apr 19 Oslo (NO) Inferno Metal Festival

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Biography

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The musical puzzle that adds up to become DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT turns into something more complex – yet also clearer defined on the band's fourth studio album, 'Finisterre'. The original pieces are still in play: the aggressive German directness akin to ENDSTILLE and a penchant for brooding melancholy as embodied by IMPERIUM DEKADENZ. Spiralling psychedelic moments comparable to DEAFHEAVEN and WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM also find their place – as well as a knack for majestic melodies that shows parallels in Swedish black metal spearheaded by MARDUK and DARK FUNERAL.

Yet while DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT are clearly progressing along the lines laid out by their previous acclaimed effort, 'Stellar', the band has found a way to make these pieces fit more seamlessly. 'Finisterre' flows together into a coherent picture that stresses the Germans’ unique approach and sound. This album marks the point where DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT turn their various influences into a work entirely of their own expression despite never trying to cover up their roots. This impressive maturity has been reached through several stages.

Founded in 2009 by guitarist Nikita Kamprad and vocalist Tobias Jaschinsky, DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT garnered early attention with their self-released debut 'Der Weg einer Freiheit' (2009), which quickly sold out and was re-issued with new drum tracks a year later. Following the 'Agonie' EP (2011), their second album 'Unstille' (2012) already cored international acclaim. In the aftermath of this record, co-founding member Tobias left and main songwriter Nikita Kamprad took over his vocal duties.

The frontman was first heard on third full-length 'Stellar' (2015), which saw DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT gaining traction across the pond as well as expanding their European base. Having performed along such diverse acts as WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM, NEAERA, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, AMENRA, CRIPPLED BLACK PHOENIX, and DOWNFALL OF GAIA as well as playing prestigious festivals such as Graspop, Hellfest, Resurrection, Roadburn, Summer Breeze, and Wacken has honed the band’s songwriting skills to razor-sharp precision.

'Finisterre' clearly stands at the apex (for now) of the steep climb that the DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT have taken. This German star is finally shining in full black.

Line-up

Name Instrument
Nikita Kamprad Guitars, vocals
Tobias Schuler Drums
Sascha Rissling Guitars
Nico Ziska Bass

Releases Season of Mist

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Live in Berlin

General information
: Fri, Mar 01 2019
: Fri, Mar 01 2019
: Black Metal
: SOM1011DE
: available

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Finisterre

General information
: Fri, Aug 25 2017
: Fri, Aug 25 2017
: Black Metal
: SOM422
: available

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Stellar

General information
: Mon, Mar 23 2015
: Tue, Mar 24 2015
: Black Metal
: SOM349
: available

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