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Der Weg Einer Freiheit (Black Metal)

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Latest news: Tue, Feb 12 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 are streaming the second track from their upcoming live album 'Live In Berlin'. The song "Repulsion", taken from the band's full length 'Stellar', is streaming via the site of Metal Hammer (UK). Listen to the song below.

Furthermore, the magazine published an in-depth interview with DWEF vocalist Nikita Kamprad, which can be found at this location .

'Live in Berlin' has been recorded in the venue Lido, Berlin (DE) on October 14, 2017. The live album will be released on March 1st, digitally and limited vinyl copies are available in the Season of Mist shop here.

The cover artwork and tracklist of 'Live in Berlin' have previously been unveiled and can be found below.

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  1. Einkehr - Live in Berlin
  2. Der stille Fluss ‐ Live in Berlin
  3. Repulsion ‐ Live in Berlin
  4. Skepsis Part I ‐ Live in Berlin
  5. Skepsis Part II ‐ Live in Berlin
  6. Ewigkeit ‐ Live in Berlin
  7. Zeichen ‐ Live in Berlin
  8. Aufbruch ‐ Live in Berlin
  9. Lichtmensch ‐ Live in Berlin
  10. Ruhe ‐ Live in Berlin

The vinyl version of 'Live In Berlin' can pre-ordered in the Season of Mist shop.

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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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Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Thu, Mar 28 2019 FR Paris Le Petit Bain + Au-Dessus + The Devil's Trade
Fri, Mar 29 2019 FR Rouen Le 106 Club + Au-Dessus + The Devil's Trade
Sat, Mar 30 2019 FR Toulouse Le Metronum + Au-Dessus + The Devil's Trade
Sun, Mar 31 2019 ES Barcelona Bóveda + Au-Dessus + The Devil's Trade
Mon, Apr 01 2019 FR Lyon Rock n Eat + Au-Dessus + The Devil's Trade
Tue, Apr 02 2019 LU Esch/Alzette Kulturfabrik + Au-Dessus + The Devil's Trade
Wed, Apr 03 2019 DE Cologne Luxor + Au-Dessus + The Devil's Trade
Thu, Apr 04 2019 NL Tilburg Little Devil + Au-Dessus + The Devil's Trade
Fri, Apr 05 2019 DE Dresden Beatclub + Au-Dessus + The Devil's Trade
Sat, Apr 06 2019 DE Hamburg Knust + Au-Dessus + The Devil's Trade
Sun, Apr 07 2019 DE Nuremburg Hirsch + Celeste + The Devil's Trade
Mon, Apr 08 2019 CZ Prague Futurum + Celeste + The Devil's Trade
Tue, Apr 09 2019 AT Vienna Arena + Celeste + The Devil's Trade
Wed, Apr 10 2019 DE Munich Backstage + Celeste + The Devil's Trade
Thu, Apr 11 2019 DE Stuttgart Universum + Celeste + The Devil's Trade
Fri, Apr 12 2019 DE Berlin Lido + Celeste + The Devil's Trade
Sat, Apr 13 2019 DE Wiesbaden Schlachthof + Celeste + The Devil's Trade
Sat, Apr 20 2019 NO Oslo Inferno Metal Festival
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