Saltatio Mortis

One winter’s night in the year 2000 a group of musicians came together unified by a love of Folk music at a medieval fair. Despite their various musical backgrounds, ranging from Metal to Folk, they joined forces to conquer the stages with mere pipes and drums. The band chose the name Saltatio Mortis – a reference to the portrayal of death in medieval art. With the intention to play louder and better than Death itself, the gleemen used their instruments against the Grim Reaper and chose to live by their motto, ”He who dances, does not die”. (…)
Saltatio Mortis now returns with their brand-new studio album ”Das Schwarze IXI”. It’s defiant and angry revolutionary undertones suggest an anti-authoritarian approach to life, in which chance should not be left to fate. Down-to-earth metal and rock sounds combined with melodic bagpipe arrangements result in danceable appealing tracks that quickly reach their dramatic climax: the entire range of human emotions from the gleeman’s perspective.

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