Music / Saltatio Mortis

"Wild und frei"
one of the band's mottos

Saltatio Mortis (latin for dance of death) is a German medieval metal band. They frequently play on medieval festivals, most notably the Mittelalterlich Phantasie Spectaculum.

The band was founded in 2000 and currently consists of
  • Alea der Bescheidene - vocals, bagpipes, didgeridoo, guitar, shawms
  • Lasterbalk der Lästerliche - drums, davul and other percussion
  • Falk Irmenfried von Hasen-Mümmelstein - bagpipes, vocals, hurdy-gurdy, shawms
  • El Silbador - bagpipes, shawms, smallpipes, uillean pipes and other pipes
  • Bruder Frank - bass guitars, electric upright Chapman Stick, guitar
  • Till Promill - guitars
  • Jean Méchant der Tambour - drums, piano, guitar, vocals
  • Luzi das L - pipes, shawms

Studio albums

  • 2001: Tavernakel ("Tavernacle")
  • 2002: Das zweite Gesicht ("The Second Face")
  • 2003: Heptessenz ("Seventh Essence")
  • 2004: Erwachen ("Awakening")
  • 2005: Des Königs Henker ("The King's Hangman")
  • 2007: Aus der Asche ("From the Ashes")
  • 2009: Wer Wind sät ("Who Sows the Wind")
  • 2011: Sturm aufs Paradies ("Rush on Paradise")
  • 2013: Das Schwarze Einmaleins ("The Black 101")
  • 2015: Zirkus Zeitgeist ("Circus Zeitgeist") and Zirkus Zeitgeist - Ohne Strom und Stecker (unplugged version of Zirkus Zeitgeist)

Live albums

  • 2005: Manufactum
  • 2010: Manufactum II
  • 2011: 10 Jahre Wild und Frei ("10 Years Wild and Free")
  • 2013: Manufactum III
  • 2016: Zirkus Zeitgeist - Live aus der Großen Freiheit

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