Taken Control

    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 […]

Drummers

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 […]

Ars Moriendi

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 […]

The third album: Threnody

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: Ernst van Ee and Menno Gootjes. It is now available on Spotify and iTunes!