ELISABETHA

Please, tell us something about your band (history, members, recordings/releases, livegigs, label?

ELISABETHA?s Dark World……

?I was frightened, rooted to the spot and a cold shiver ran down my spine so that I almost got paralysed. Still at the same time when the moon lightened the grave the storm begun once again to break off like he would run into his old track.
Driven by great curiosity I came closer to the grave to find out what it was all about why it?s deserted on such a spot.
I stepped around it and read over the Dorian pole in German language:
Count Alexander Zu Sankt Magdalena
Looked for and found dead
1869
At the top of the grave stuck an iron pole which was obviously driven through the marble.
Something so phantastic and scary laid over the whole thing. Through mysterious circumstances I finally found after 131 years the Mentor for the project
ELISABETHA?
Through the project ELISABETHA there was a own corner of the occult radio play built with a 4-track-recorder. An attempt to adapt ? with taking into account Black-Metallic elements ? The phantastic literature of the 19th century for the nowadays musical theatre?

Gha`agsheblah

Our Releases so far:
1 ? ?Durst Nach Unsterblichkeit? ? Demonstrations-Cassette: (In english: ?Thirst For Everlasting Life?). It was the first part of Vampyre radio plays, recorded in the year 2000 to go on the bloody heritage of Lord Byron and Bram Stoker. The story tells about the bloody and weird adventures Jonathan Harker lived to see in Siebenb?rgen. The cassette was strictly limited to 100 items and is sold out now?

2 ? The Song ?Isten Szek- Gottes Sitz?(Denn Die Toten reiten Schnell): We put the song of our first demo in a edited version at the Lithuanian compilation CD ?ATLANTIDA Volume 8? released in the beginning of the year 2001.

3 ? The Song ?Tanz Der Vampire?: (In English: ?Dance Of The Vampyres?) We put this song at the Lithuanien compilation CD ?ATLANTIDA Volume 11?, released in the end of the year 2001.

4 ? ?Bluthochzeit? 7?EP: The songs included here are not a continuation of Bram Stokers novel; at the Blood Side you can hear the song ?Bluthochzeit?, at the Ritual Side you will find the track ?Oratorium Draculae In Gloriam (Luziferges?nge)? ? The EP is strictly limited to 100 items?

5 ? ?Sterbeges?nge?MCM: There are songs included on this MC which have been never released before this is a limited edition of 1000 professional copies released by the Portuguese Label ?HALLUZINATION ZINE?, 10 (+1 hidden track) in a total running time of almost 63 minutes?

6 ? ?Renfield?CD: The Bram Stoker story continues ? released in the beginning of the year 2002 at the German Label ?SCHWARZDORN Productions? limited to 100 copies in its first edition. Here you can hear 2 tracks (?Besessenheit In Agonie-Renfield Ein Panoptikum Des Grauens? and ? Renfield ? Hedoniker In Demut Das Ethische Prinzip Der Sinnenlust?) in a total running time of more than 45 minutes…

7 ? ?Erszebet Bathori (Eine Ode in Blut) Kapitel 1? 7? EP: Released as a split EP with the Austrian Viking Metal band VALHALLA limited to 100 copies…
Here you can hear the first chapter of the Countess Bathory
trilogy ? a story about blood and everlasting life ? the ELISABETHA mean story so to say?

Next Releases:
a) ?Erszebet Bathory (eine M?r Aus Fleisch) Kapitel II? 7? EP: The second part of the Countess Bathory trilogy…
b) ?Huren Dracula?s? CD: The Bram Stoker story continues?(BLODMORFOGH Prod.)
c) ?Nachtm?rfahrten?LP The pure horror soundtrack (BLODMORFOGH Productions)
d) ?Isten Szek!?CDR: Split release with OCTOBER from U.K. (ODIUM Records)
e) ?Vampyr? 7?EP: Vampyric Avantgarde (?)

The Investigators of the bizarre:
– Blutgraf Gha ?agsheblah : Song ? Concept, Bass, Vocals, Layout, Samples, Etc.
– Graf Alexander Zu Sankt Magdalena : Guitars, Synthesizers, Vocals, Samples, Programming, Bass,?

ELISABETHA?s address: C/o Gha ?agsheblah, Uwe Backer, Am Eulenhof 3, 95326 Kulmbach, Germany

Info at: www.brutalism.com

Label address ?Renfield CD?: SCHWARZDORN Production, C/o Patrick Kuntz, Moselstr. 12, 61440 Oberursel, Germany
e-mail: patrick@schwarzdorn.de
Homepage: www.schwarzdorn.de

Label address ?Sterbeges?nge MC + Vampyr EP?: HALLUZINATION`s Zine, C/o Fernando Roberto, Apartado 40, 2330 Entroncarmento, PORTUGAL
e-mail: fernando.roberto@clix.pt

Label address ?Nachtm?rfahrten LP + Huren Draculas CD?: BLODMORFOGH Productions, Benjamin Feddern, Friedastr. 7, 24937 Flensburg, Germany
e-mail: blodmorfogh@gmx.de
Homepage: http://www.blodmorfogh.de

Label address ?Elisabetha / October ? Isten Szek! CDR?: ODIUM Records, Philip Knight, LLwynderw, Conwyl Elfed, Carmarthenshire, SA33 6TL, United Kingdom
e-mail: odiumrecords@hotmail.com

How would you describe your position in the wide-world metal scene? What do you think about the underground movement?

ELISABETHA is the darkest side of the underground!
Through the www the underground becomes much stronger, so Im not sure what is underground and withch band not

Which 3 CDs would you take with you to a lonely island?

a) LAIBACH – Opus Dei
b) SCHWARZE STILLE – Licht und Schatten
c) SOPHIA – Herbstwerk

If you had enough money to shoot a video, how would the clip look like?

The video would be in the vain of an old Vampire movie, like the Hammer films with Christopher Lee…..

If you’ve the chance to change one day of your life. Which will it be and why?

The day of my birth into the day of my death

Which song shall be played on your burial?

LAIBACH – Life Is Life

If you had the chance to kill someone and to bring back one person in the same way, which would it be and why?

I like to kill Hugh Grant – I hat his movies sooooooo much!
Hopefully Vlad Dracul comes back

What means metal to you?

What a question ?- the best part of my life!

What is your opinion on political lyrics?

ELISABETHA stands for Vampyric Avantgarde – this is not compatible with politics…..

What can we expect from your band in the future?

In march 2003 comes the LP called “Nachtm?rfahrten”, in the same time ODIUM Rex in the U.K. will release a split CDR with OCTOBER, and in the end of 2003 will come the CD “Huren Draculas” at BLODMORFOGH Prod.

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