Adorned in Ash
|Adorned in Ash|
Adorned in Ash performing live in 2014
(from left to right: Leon van Rensburg, Robyn Ferguson, Marinus Terblanche and Mark Ivey )
|Also known as||AiA|
|Origin||Pretoria, South Africa|
|Labels||None, Supreme Hatred, Sanctus Gladius|
|Associated acts||Rest For The Wicked, Forfeit Thee Untrue|
|Members||Mark Ivey, Robyn Ferguson, Marinus Terblanche and Leon van Rensburg|
|Past members||Christo Visser (d. 2009), Marius Visagie, Gideon Jones, Shane Minne, Ryhno von Hagen, Jacques du Toit|
- 1 History
- 2 Adorned in Ash in the media
- 3 Filmography
- 4 Discography
- 5 Band members
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Formation and background (2008–2009)
The death of Christo Visser (b. 20 February 1990, d. 5 October 2009) and member changes (2009–2012)
'The Dead Walk Among Us' (2011–2015)
Adorned in Ash in the media
Radio and television
Adorned in Ash has been active in the local (South African) and international metal scene since 2010 with interviews given on Total Biker FM with Angeless Tbfm WolfHunter Watkins-Gallar and on Mozambican television with Goro Fast whilst visiting Maputo for Goro Fest.
AiA have also had multiple air plays on:
- Tuksfm 107.2 http://www.tuksfm.co.za/ (South Africa)
- Mix FM http://www.mixfm.co.za/ (South Africa)
- Zone Radio http://www.zoneradio.co.za/ (South Africa)
- Power Praise Radio http://8ccc.com.au/power-praise/ by DJ Lindsay Mcmillan https://www.facebook.com/lindsay.mcmillan.16 (Australia)
- Total Biker FM http://www.tbfmonline.co.uk/ including an on-air interview with Robyn Ferguson - Angeless Tbfm WolfHunter Watkins-Gallar with multiple plays. (Britain)
AiA in other media
AiA has been featured in many publications including the following:
- Black Apple E-zine: June 2012 p. 24, August 2012 p. 22, November/December 2012 p. 16 
- Underground Press 20 November 2013 
- Fanbase Magazine, issue 34 p. 38 
- KZK101.com article 
- Brian O'Pines' (Zone Radio) Gig Review of Metal4Africa.com's SummerFest - 3 February 2014
- Brian O'Pines' (Zone Radio) Interview with Adorned in Ash after SummerFest 2014 – 5 February 2014
- Press Release to www.Metalunderground.com regarding streaming of 'Human Torch' - 21 May 2012
- Press Release to www.Musicreview.co.za regarding album launch tour - 7 March 2014
- Various gig photo's published to www.Pinterest.com
- Press Release to www.metal4africa.com - Debut Album Orders Open
- Metal 4 Africa Band Profile
- Bryn De Kocks Pictorial on Metal4Africa's SummerFest - 7 February 2014
- Adorned in Ash feature in Underground Press - 9 April 2014
- Adorned in Ash's Robyn Ferguson features in Forfeit Thee Untrue New Album featured in various print media- 9 April 2014
'The Dead Walk Among Us' album cover photo shoot (2013)
Award nominations and acclaim
Adorned in Ash were nominated for three awards in the inaugural South African Metal Music Awards held on 8 February 2014: including Best Live Act, Best Vocalist - Robyn Ferguson, and Best Black Metal Band - Even though the band themselves don't regard themselves as being a Black Metal band, but rather a hybrid of various subgenres.
Adorned in Ash were also nominated for awards in the 2015 South African Metal Music Awards including Best Death Metal Act and Best Music Video.
- Adorned in Ash were lauded by metal legends Agro as being among the cream of the crop of South African Metal.
- SA Alternative Ministries - A View At Ministering Outside The Conventional Church featuring a live performance of 'Rendered Innocuous' from AiA's album 'The Dead Walk Among Us'. This DVD video was released by SA Alternative Ministries in 2013 and was distributed worldwide.
- Broken Glass Reflection Official Music Video, produced by Art Of Breathing and Adorned in Ash, featuring Adorned in Ash and Cindy Pretorius from The Outsider Girls (TOG) (Released 30 January 2015).
- Dead Walk Among Us (Released 1 February 2014)
'The Dead Walk Among Us' album track listing
|4.||"Descent To Hell"||4:15|
|5.||"The Dead Walk Among Us"||6:13|
|6.||"To The Slaughter"||3:28|
|9.||"Blood Hunt Labyrinth"||4:15|
|11.||"Broken Glass Reflection"||5:25|
- Beasts Of The South Volume 1 (Released by Supreme Hatred records in 2013)
- Prophecy Foretold: A Brutal Christmas Compilation released by Sanctus Gladius Records 2014
Internet samplers / singles
- Evangelion pre-production version released by Adorned in Ash in 2011
- Broken Glass Reflection pre-production version released by Adorned in Ash in 2011
- Human Torch Final version released by Adorned in Ash in 2013
- Gloria In Excelsis Deo released by Adorned in Ash as a limited number Alliance Exclusive download in 2014
- Touring and session members
- Bassist Shane Minne played one show for Adorned in Ash during 2012 after the departure of Ryhno von Hagen.
- "GOROFEST - R0ck Ao Vivo / 2014-10-18". Facebook.com. 2014-10-18. Retrieved 2014-10-18.
- "Tonight in the best of 2013". Twitter.com. 2013-12-20. Retrieved 2013-12-20.
- "Black Apple Productions Interview with Adorned in Ash". ISSUU.com. 2012-06-18. Retrieved 2012-06-18.
- "Vlademirovka Photograpy Spends Some Time With Adorned In Ash & In Advertising". ISSUU.com. 2012-08-01. Retrieved 2012-08-01.
- "Adorned in Ash UNCOVERED!". ISSUU.com. 2012-11-15. Retrieved 2012-11-15.
- "Interview with Adorned in Ash". Underground Press.co.za. 2013-11-20. Retrieved 2013-11-20.
- "Heaven vs. Hell Gig Review". ISSUU.com. 2013-12-01. Retrieved 2013-12-01.
- "Band Introduction: Adorned in Ash". KZK101.com. 2012-08-01. Retrieved 2012-08-01.
- "GIG REVIEW: METAL4AFRICA.COM SUMMERFEST 2014 \M/". wordpress.com. 2014-02-03. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
- "PRO’FILE: ADORNED IN ASH". wordpress.com. 2014-02-05. Retrieved 2014-02-05.
- "Adorned In Ash Streaming "Human Torch"". Metalunderground.com. 2012-05-21. Retrieved 2012-05-21.
- "Adorned in Ash- Among Ashes Tour (Zeplins)". Musicreview.co.za. 2014-03-07. Retrieved 2014-03-07.
- "Adorned in Ash". pinterest.com. 2014-03-07. Retrieved 2014-03-07.
- "Adorned in Ash Debut Album Preorders Open". www.metal4africa.com. 2014-01-02. Retrieved 2014-01-02.
- "Adorned in Ash". www.metal4africa.com. 2014-01-02. Retrieved 2014-01-02.
- "Metal4Africa’s Summerfest 2014". www.wordpress.com. 2014-02-07. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
- "Adorned in Ash - Global invasion.". http://www.undergroundpress.co.za/. 2014-04-09. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
- "Christian Metal Band Records New CD". Benoni City Times. 2014-04-09. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
- "New And Greener Pastures For Forfeit Thee Untrue". Perdeby Student News (Tuks Newspaper). 2014-04-09. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
- "Here Are Your Top Nominees". facebook.com. 2013-12-09. Retrieved 2013-12-09.
- "Interview with Cliff Crabb - Agro, August 2012". www.powerofmetal.dk. 2012-08-12. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
- "Beasts Of The South". Reverbnation.com. 2012-11-01. Retrieved 2012-11-01.
- "Prophecy Foretold: A Brutal Christmas Compilation". http://sanctusgladius.com/. 2014-12-18. Retrieved 2014-12-18.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Adorned in Ash.|
- Official Band Page http://www.adornedinash.com
- Adorned in Ash on Bandcamp http://adornedinash.bandcamp.com/releases
- Adorned in Ash on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AdornedinAsh.AiA
- Adorned in Ash on Reverbnation: http://www.reverbnation.com/adornedinashaia
- Adorned in Ash on Metal4Africa: http://metal4africa.com/bands/adorned-in-ash
- Adorned in Ash on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adorned_in_Ash
- Adorned in Ash on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/adornedinash
- Adorned in Ash on Encyclopaedia Metallum http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Adorned_in_Ash/3540380363