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Dark Millennium share a music video for the new version of »The Apocryphal Wisdom«

German progressive death/doom metal band Dark Millennium share a music video for their new digital single »The Apocryphal Wisdom (2021)«, out now via Massacre Records. The new version of »The Apocryphal Wisdom« also features guest vocals by Marc Grewe (ex-Morgoth, Insidious Disease), Alexander Krull (Atrocity, Leaves’ Eyes), Christian Müller (Night In Gales) and ex-Dark Millennium singer Torsten Hoeltge.

Video was shot and edited by Sebastian Luigs.

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Hilton Theissen at Wide Noise Studio, Arnsberg.

The band comments: “»The Apocryphal Wisdom (2021)« is out today! Celebrating the 30th anniversary of our first demo tape »The Apocryphal Wisdom« we release a brand new version of the title song, available on all streaming platforms!

We are honoured and pleased to have some great fellow artists involved. The song features guest vocals by Marc Grewe (ex-Morgoth, Insidious Disease), Alexander Krull (Atrocity, Leaves’ Eyes), Christian Müller (Night In Gales) and ex-Dark Millennium singer (2nd Demo) Torsten Hoeltge. Yannic Mertens, son of Christian also debuts with a guest guitar solo!”

Originally founded at the end of the 80s, Dark Millennium back then produced 2 demo tapes and 2 albums that were released by massacre records, played festivals and tours all over Europe together with acts like Tiamat, Samael, Unleashed, Morgoth, Coroner, Biohazard, Atrocity and many more. In 1994 the band members decided to separate and follow their own musical paths that finally lead together again in 2016.

In 2015 Century Media released remastered reissues of the first demos, summarized on »Out Of The Past« and both albums »Ashore The Celestial Burden« and »Diana Read Peace« (including previously unreleased bonus songs recorded in 1994), available on CD and vinyl.

On 14th of october 2016, Dark Millennium released their 3rd album »Midnight In The Void«.

In 2018 they returned to Massacre Records and released their 4th studio album »Where Oceans Collide«.

Dark Millennium is:
Christian Mertens – Vocals
Hilton Theissen – Guitar
Michael Burmann – Guitar
Gerold Kukulenz – Bass
Andre Schaltenberg – Drums


Photo by Kiki Lempa

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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