October 2005 Threnody released the fourth album “Control”. It took them long enough! Almost 8 years after the release of their third album “Threnody” finally an album was released. It wasn’t that the guys didn’t do anything in that long period. It was a long test of endurance to finally write the album […]
Threnody was never very successful to stick to the same drummer. Starting with demo “Ode to the Lamented” (1990) Marc van Bel was first, soon to be followed by John Mutters on both the demo “Profanation” (1992) and the debut album “As the heavens fall” (1993). Marcel Gootjes was the drummer on the 1994 European tour followed by […]
Threnody always had a temptation for themes related to death, religion, moral justice and faith. Hence a fascination for Ars Moriendi: The Art of Dying was not coincidental: A chapter outlines the five temptations that beset a dying man, and how to avoid them. These are lack of faith, despair, impatience, spiritual pride and avarice. Symbolic was […]
In February 1997 the third self-titled album “Threnody” was released. It was recorded in Germany with producer Gerhard Magin in September and December 1996. Two new band-members played on this album: Menno Gootjes and Ernst van Ee. This album was released worldwide but Japan had a special edition. All lyrics and the added biography in the […]
Check out this unreleased raw Threnody video footage of the band playing “Fin de Siecle”. It was recorded live in 1995. The concert was at Simplon in the north of Holland. Next to Rene and Henry the line-up at the time was : Erik van de Belt on guitar and Richard van Leeuwen on drums. […]
It is with pride that we are introducing the new Threnody website! Our goal is to consolidate our presence online and interact with our ever faithful fans, and also to present a new generation with our legacy. We hope you have fun!!!