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Origin Germany
Genres dark wave
Years active 1992–present
Labels Apollyon
Website Official website
Members Silke Hofmann
Janusz Zaremba
Mark Hofmann

Engelsstaub (German for "Angel dust") is a German dark wave band, founded in 1992 by Mark Hofmann as a follow-up to his previous band Les Fleurs du Mal.


Engelsstaub's music leans toward the neofolk/neo-medieval end of the gothic spectrum, with stylistic similarities to bands like Ataraxia, The Dreamside and Faith and the Muse.


Hofmann began the band in 1992 as a solo project, but after releasing the 7" single Unholy was joined by his sister Silke Hofmann and Polish musician Janusz Zaremba, with whom he also co-founded the independent record label Apollyon.


  • Unholy (single) (1992)
  • Malleus Maleficarum (1993)
  • Ignis Fatuus: Irlichter (1994)
  • In Amoris Mortisque (1995) (split CD with Italian neomediaeval band Ataraxia)
  • Unholy (EP) (1997)
  • Anderswelt (1999)
  • Akashic Recordings (2002)
  • Anderswelt (dts-CD) (2004)
  • Nachtwärts (2011)
  • The 4 Horsemen Of The Apocalypse (2015)

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