Absurd (band)

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Absurd
OriginSondershausen, Germany
GenresRAC,[1] black metal[1]
Years active1993–present
LabelsDarker Than Black
Websitehttp://www.hordeabsurd.com/
MembersRonald “Wolf”[2] Möbus
Sven “Unhold” Zimper
Past membersHendrik “Jarl Flagg Nidhögg” Möbus
Sebastian “Dark Mark Doom” Schauseil
Andreas “Chuck Daniels” Kirchner
Udo “Damien Thorn” H.
Tormentor

Absurd is a national socialistic black metal band from Germany. The band was formed in 1992. Frontman of this band is Neo Nazi and former Satanist Hendrik Möbus

The band became notable after its (original) members murdered the 15-year-old Sandro Beyer in 1993. These members are no longer in the band. It is believed that Beyer knew of a relationship between Schauseil's and a married woman. She had been spreading rumors about this and other things the band was doing.[3] On 29 April in Sondershausen, Möbus, Schauseil, and Kirchner met with Beyer. The strangled him there with an electrical cord. Kirchner was reported as saying: “Oh shit—now I’ve completely ruined my life.”[4] Schauseil said he heard voices in his head saying “Kuster Maier”. This made no sense but was interpreted by him as “töte Beyer” (‘kill Beyer’).[5]

Discography[change | change source]

Demos[change | change source]

  • Eternal Winter (1992)
  • God's Death (1992)
  • Death from the Forest (1993)
  • Sadness (1993)
  • Out of the Dungeon (1994)
  • Ubungsraum (1994)
  • Thuringian Pagan Madness (1995)
  • Sonnenritter (1999)

Albums[change | change source]

  • Facta Loquuntur (No Colours, 1996)
  • Werwolfthron (Nebelfee Klangwerke, 2001)
  • Totenlieder (Nebelfee Klangwerke, 2003)
  • Blutgericht (Nebelfee Klangwerke 2005)
  • Der Fünfzehnjährige Krieg (Darker Than Black / Nebelklang, 2008)
  • Das neue Blutgericht (2018)

EPs/splits[change | change source]

  • God's Death / Sadness (self-released, 1994)
  • Totenburg / Die Eiche split with Heldentum (Burznazg / Silencelike Death, 1997)
  • Asgardsrei EP (IG Farben, 1999)
  • Wolfskrieger/Galdur Vikodlaks split with Pantheon (Nebelfee Klangwerke, 2002)
  • Raubritter (EP) EP (Nebelfee Klangwerke, 2004)
  • Ein kleiner Vorgeschmack single (Nebelfee Klangwerke, 2005)
  • Grimmige Volksmusik EP (Nebelfee Klangwerke, 2005)
  • Raubritter / Grimmige Volksmusik (Darker Than Black, 2007)
  • Mein schwarzer schwuler Liebhaber EP (Pink triangle records, 2008)
  • Weltenfeind split with Grand Belial's Key and Sigrblot (WTC, 2008)

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Christian Dornbusch, Hans-Peter Killguss: Unheilige Allianzen. Black Metal zwischen Satanismus, Heidentum und Neonazismus, p. 52.
  2. "Interview by Sheol-Mag". Archived from the original on 2009-10-24.
  3. Michael Moynihan, Didrik Søderlind: Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground. Feral House 1998, p. 256f.
  4. Michael Moynihan, Didrik Søderlind: Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground. Feral House 1998, p. 246.
  5. Michael Moynihan, Didrik Søderlind: Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground. Feral House 1998, p. 247f.