Discography

Main Releases:

“THE DISMAL CIRCLE”

Full-length
Label: FDA Records (FDA124)
Release-date: 10-20-2017
Format(s): CD, LP, digital
Frontcover: Evelyn Steinweg
Producer: Oliver Carell, Ophis
Recorded, mixed and mastered at Blastbeat Productions Studio

Tracklist:
Carne Noir
Engulfed In White Noise
Dysmelian
The Vermin Age
Ephemeral
Shrine of Humiliation

Line-Up:
Philipp – guitar, vocals
Simon – guitar
Olly – bass
Steffen – drums

Trivia:
LP-version was released as a limited edition in clear-yellow-smoke vinyl (100 copies) and standard edition black vinyl. LP is gatefold. The album won 5th place in the annual “best extreme Doom Metal album of the year” award in Metalstorm magazine and # 5 soundcheck in Legacy magazine.

“ABHORRENCE IN OPULENCE”

Full-length
Label: Cyclone Empire (CYC 146-2)
Release-date: 09-05-2014
Format(s): CD (Digipak), CD (Jewelcase), LP, digital
Frontcover: Leenke Zander
Producer: Oliver Carell, Ophis
Recorded, mixed and mastered at Blastbeat Productions Studio

Tracklist:
Disquisition of the Burning
Among the Falling Stones
A Waltz Perverse
Somnolent Despondency
Resurrectum

Line-Up:
Philipp – guitar, vocals
Martin – guitar
Olly – bass
Nils – drums

Trivia:
First 1000 copies (CD) were sold as digipak (now sold out). All following pressings of CD-version are jewelcase. LP is gatefold. Placed #9 in Legacy soundcheck.

“IMMERSED”

Split-EP w/ OFFICIUM TRISTE
Label: Memento Mori (MEMENTOXII)
Release-date: 07-01-2012
Format(s): CD
Frontcover: Simone Vinke
Producer: Oliver Carell, Greg Chandler, Ophis
Recorded and mixed at Blastbeat Productions Studio, mastered at Priory Studio

Tracklist (Ophis):
Storm of Shards
The Mirthless

Line-Up:
Philipp – guitar, vocals
Martin – guitar
Olly – bass
Nils – drums

Trivia:
Strictly limited to 500 copies. Is now pretty rare to find.

“WITHERED SHADES”

Full-length
Label: Solitude Productions (SP.035-10) / Frontcore Records
Release-date: 07-05-2010
Format(s): CD, LP
Frontcover: Dusan Belohlavek
Producer: Jens Ballaschke, Ophis
Recorded, mixed and mastered at 3rd A. Studio

Tracklist:
The Halls of Sorrow
Suffering Is A Virtue
Earth Expired
Necrotic Reflection
Halo of Worms

Line-Up:
Philipp – guitar, vocals
Jan – guitar
Olly – bass
Nils – drums

Trivia:
Still the best selling Ophis-album to date. Won 2nd place in Metalstorm “Best extreme Doom Metal album award 2010” and was included in Deaf Forever’s list 150 greatest Doom Metal albums of all time.
CD-version is out of print.

“STREAM OF MISERY”

Full-length
Label: Imperium Productions (IMP008-2) / Disharmonic Records (DIS004)
Release-date: 10-05-2007
Format(s): CD (left), LP (right)
Frontcover: Kevin Pointer
Producer: Jens Ballaschke, Ophis, Peter Harenberg
Recorded and mixed at 3rd A. Studio, mastered at .ham. studio

Tracklist:
Godforsaken
Beneath Sardonic Skies
Dead Inside
Pazuzu
Dolor Nil Finis
Black Wish
Thy Flesh Consumed

Line-Up:
Philipp – guitar, vocals
Jan – guitar
Olli S. – bass
Nils – drums

Trivia:
LP-version was released in standard black vinyl and a limited edition in clear-smokey vinyl. CD version is out of print and very rare currently.

“NOSTRAE MORTIS SIGNACULUM”

EP
Label: Cxxt Bxxcher Records (CBR-CD 002)
Release-date: 12-06-2004
Format(s): CD
Frontcover: Dusan Belohlavek
Producer: Jens Ballaschke

Tracklist:
Funeral
Kennel of Estrangement
Convert to Nihilism
Nostrae Mortis Signaculum

Line-Up:
Philipp – guitar, vocals
Jan – guitar
Olli S. – bass
Richard – drums

Trivia:
Strictly limited to 1000 copies. Out of print, but was re-released as part of “Effigies of Desolation” compilation.

 

MISC. RELEASES

“Effigies of Desolation”

Compilation / Re-Release
Label: Cyclone Empire (CYC124)
Release-date: 04-26-2013
Format(s): 2-CD
Frontcover: Martin Reibold Mühlbach

DISC 1: “Stream of Misery” album
DISC 2: “Nostrae Mortis Signaculum” EP
Bonustracks:
Pazuzu (live)
Convert To Nihilism (live)
The Halls of Sorrow (demo)
Suffering Is A Virtue (demo)
Caressing the Dead (rehearsal)

“EMPTY, SILENT AND COLD”

Demo
Label: –
Release-date: 12-12-2002
Format(s): CD-R, tape

Tracklist:
Bereavement I: In Praise of Demise
Sledgehammer Assfuck
Pazuzu
Bereavement II: Solitude
The Mirror Never Lies
Caressing the Dead
Bereavement III: Sepulture Raindrops
Empty, Silent and Cold
Foulmere