Dew-Scented at Metalcamp in 2007
|Genres||Thrash metal, death metal|
|Labels||Steamhammer, Nuclear Blast, Metal Blade, Prosthetic|
Joost van der Graaf
|Past members||Ralf Klein
Dew-Scented is a German thrash and death metal band. They have released eight studio albums and are currently signed to Metal Blade Records (Europe) and Prosthetic Records (USA/North America). Their name is inspired by the writings of Edgar Allan Poe. An interesting thing to note is that all of their studio albums begin with the letter "I."
Vocalist Leif Jensen entered the band in 1992, drummer Uwe Werning 1997 and guitarist Hendrik Bache in autumn 2001.
In winter 1992/1993, the north German band brought out their first demo "Symbolization", which was very well known in the underground scene and helped them to their record deal with SPV / Steamhammer.
In the spring of 1996 appeared "Immortelle", the debut album of the band. It proved to tour with Edge of Sanity, Lake Of Tears and Sadist, as fast, aggressive live band. Due to the increased band activity, there were some changes in the line-up. However, they did not allow this to bring out the concept and brought 1998 on the label Grind Syndicate Media / NBR their second album "Innoscent" on the market. In the same year they played for the first time at the Wacken Open Air.
The summer of 1999 was the release date for "Ill-Natured", a mixture of Death and Thrash Metal. Two years later, in the summer of 2001, took Dew-Scented on with Andy Classen Inwards and played at various festivals, such as the German thrash metal legends Kreator, Sodom and Destruction. For the first time they toured here in the United States of America.
The release of the 2003 album "Impact" and the double album "Ill-Natured & Innoscent" under the German label Nuclear Blast established the band as a completely solid thrash metal size and cannot pay for the first time comparisons to Slayer.
"Issue VI", the sixth album was released in June 2005. In the Limited Edition, even with the video for 'Turn To Ash' and 17 live songs, recorded between 2002 and 2005. On 30 March 2007 the new album "Incinerate" was released in Europe and on April 3rd in North America.
- Leif Jensen - vocals (1992 - present)
- Marvin Vriesde - guitar (2005, 2012- present)
- Rory Hansen - guitar (2012- present)
- Joost van der Graaf - bass (2012 - present)
- Koen Herfst - drums (2012- present)
- Ralf Klein - guitar (1996 - 1998)
- Hendrik Bache - guitar (2001 - 2008)
- Florian Müller - guitar (1998 - 2008)
- Jörg Szittnick - guitar (1992 - 1996)
- Patrick Heims - bass (1996 - 2003)
- Tarek Stinshoff - drums (1992 - 1996)
- Uwe Werning - drums (1997 - 2007)
- Alexander Pahl - bass (2003 - 2011)
- Martin Walczak - guitar (2008 - 2010)
- Michael Borchers - guitar (2008 - 2012)
- Marc-Andree Dieken - drums (2008 - 2012)
- Symbolization (1994 - demo)
- Immortelle (1996)
- Innoscent (1998)
- Ill-Natured (1999)
- Inwards (2002)
- Impact (2003)
- Issue VI (2005)
- Incinerate (2007)
- Invocation (2010)
- Icarus (2012)
- Insurgent (2013 - compilation)
- "Dew-Scented Posts New Album "Icarus" In-Studio Footage". Metal Underground.
- Dew-Scented - Announce Release Of Anniversary Album
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