Hortus Animae

Discography

An Abode for Spirit and Flesh (demo tape, 1998)

Abode 1998Recorded, mixed and mastered by Gabriele Ravaglia and Riccardo Pasini at Fear Studio (Ravenna, Italy) in the year 1998. Music by Hortus Animae / Lyrics by Martyr Lucifer, unless noted.

01.Introduction: An Abode for Spirit and Flesh
02.Welcome the Godless
03.In Adoration of the Weeping Skies (Music by Lorenzo Bartolini & Hortus Animae)
04.Souls of the Cold Wind
05.Outro: Hоrtus Animae

 

The Melting Idols (self produced, 2000)

TMI 2000Recorded, mixed and mastered by Gabriele Ravaglia and Riccardo Pasini at Fear Studio (Ravenna, Italy) in the year 2000. Music by Hortus Animae / Lyrics by Martyr Lucifer, unless noted

01.Luciferian Twilight
02.The Blеss of Eternal Bleeding
03.Cruciatus Tacitus (Lyrics by Thomas & Martyr Lucifer)
04.Spell & Devotion (Impromptu Op. I)
05.The Melting Idols
06.Even Death is Useless

 

Waltzing Mephisto (Black Lotus Records, 2003)

Mephisto 2003Recorded by Gabriele Ravaglia and Riccardo Pasini at Fear Studio (Ravenna, Italy), mixed and mastered by Alex Azzali at Alpha-Omega Studio (Como, Italy) in the year 2002. Music by Hortus Animae / Lyrics by Martyr Lucifer, unless noted.

 

 

 

01.
02.Enter
03.A Lifetime Obscurity Pt. I
04.A Lifetime Obscurity Pt. II
05.Springtime Deaths
06.Souls of the Cold Wind
07.Welcome the Godless
08.Freezing Moon (Mayhem) including Terzo Incontro (G. Leone / Il Balletto di Bronzo) and Tubular Bells (M. Oldfield)
09.A Feeble Light of Hope

 

Tribute To Dead Can Dance / The Lotus Eaters (VVAA – Black Lotus Records, 2004 / Season of Mist, 2007)

04 Dead Can Dance 2004

Disc One:

01.Arcana – In The Wake Of Adversity
02. Persephone – Spirit
03. Danny Lilker – Cantara
04. Ataraxia – Bylar
05. Faith And The Muse – Mesmerism
06. Trail Of Tears – The Arcane
07. Hortus Animae feat. Liv Kristine Espenæs Krull – Windfall introducing Summoning Of The Muse
08. Amber Asylum – Cardinal Sin
09. Grido – Rakim
10. Anathema – How Fortunate Is The Man With None
11. Imperia – The Lotus Eaters
12. Ephemeral Sun – Avatar
13. Sarah Jezebel Deva – The Wind That Shakes The Barley

Disc Two:

01.Black Tape For A Blue Girl – Fortune Present Gifts Not According To The Book
02. Jarboe – American Dreaming
03. Antimatter – Black Sun
04. The Gathering – In Power We Entrust The Love Advocated
05. Nightfall – The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove
06. Darkwell – Anywhere Out Of The World
07. Green Carnation – Cantara
08. Ulver – In The Kingdom Of The Blind The One-Eyed Are Kings
09. Akrabu – Desert Song
10. Noekk – How Fortunate Is The Man With None
11. Imperial Black – Enigma Of The Absolute
12. Secrets Of The Moon & Nostalgia – The Protagonist
13. Monumentum – Windfall
14. Subterranean Masquerade – Summoning Of The Muse (Deconstructed)

The Blow of Furious Winds (Sleaszy Rider Records, 2005)

1229890662_hortus-animaeRecorded, mixed and mastered by Alex Azzali at Alpha-Omega Studio (Como, Italy) in the year 2004. Music by Hortus Animae / Lyrics by Martyr Lucifer, unless noted.

 

 

 

01.Furious Winds / Locusts
02.The Mud and the Blood / Funeral Nation (Lyrics by Martyr Lucifer & Jacek Moszynski )
03.The Heartfelt Murder
04.The Virgin Whore
05.In Adoration of the Weeping Skies (Music by Lorenzo Bartolini & Hortus Animae)
06.Across the Sea of Pain (Music by Lorenzo Bartolini & Hortus Animae, Lyrics by Thomas Ghirardelli, Martyr Lucifer & Grom)
07.Bible Black
08.A Gothic Ghost / The Death of All Beauty
09.Garden of Fairies
10.The Fairy Feller’s Master-Stroke / Nevermore (Freddie Mercury)
11.Windfall introducing Summoning of the Muse (Brendan Perry & Lisa Gerrard)

The Ultimate Collection (VVAA – Sleaszy Rider Records, 2006)

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01. Ricky Warwick – Anybody Wanna Waste Some Time?
02. Fragile Vastness – Love and Loss
03. The Lust – Days In Black
04. Dreamlike Horror – La Vendetta
05. Funeral Revolt – Fear Formula
06. Nocta – Inner Struggle
07. Ancient – Sweet Leaf
08. Wastefall – Empty Haven
09. Hortus Animae – The Heartfelt Murder
10. Phantom Lord – Timeline
11. Fahrenheit – Sleeping With You
12. Snowblind – Lord of My Fate
13. Sister Sin – Dance of the Wicked
14. W.E.B. – Cockroach
15. Sound Of Silence – Fake
16. Soulskinner – Rule by the Bullet

Funeral Nation / 10 Years of Hortus Animae (Sleaszy Rider Records, boxset, 2008)

07 Funeral Nation 2008

Disc One: The Blow of Furious Winds (see credits above)
Disc Two: Waltzing Mephisto – The Demos
DVD: The Making of The Blow of Furious Winds
plus mug, t-shirt, photo and pin

Funeral Nation MMXII (Thrash Corner Records, 2012)

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Disc One: The Blow of Furious Winds (see credits above)
Disc Two: The Melting Idols + Waltzing Mephisto (see credits above)

SECULAR MUSIC (FLICKNIFE RECORDS, 2014)

Secular Music FrontDrums recorded by Steven Leavitt at Leavittation Studio (Canyon Country, California, USA). Keyboards recorded by Michele Tani at You Cannot Pass Studio (Rimini, Italy). Bass, guitars and vocals recorded by Simone Mularoni at Domination Studio. Mixed and mastered by Simone Mularoni at Domination Studio in the year 2013. Music by Hortus Animae / Lyrics by Martyr Lucifer, unless noted.
 
 

01. God and His Disgusting Children
02. Blood of the Earth / The Truth Against the World (Lyrics by Grom)
03. Dystopian Apocalypse
04. At the End of Doomsday
05. The Poison of the Naga
06. Impromptu Op. II / Pain Relieved
07. Chamber of Endless Nightmares
08. Aqualung (I. Anderson, J. Anderson)

GODLESS YEARS (SATANICA PRODUCTIONS, 2014)

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Secular Music Outtakes – Previously unreleased (2013-2014)
01. Ungrateful Fate
02. Melting Waters
Dead Can Dance promo single (2004)
03. Windfall introducing Summoning of the Muse (feat. Liv Kristine)
04. Windfall introducing Summoning of the Muse (rough instrumental version)
Waltzing Mephisto – The Demos (2002)
05.
06. Enter
07. A Lifetime Obscurity Pt. 1
08. A Lifetime Obscurity Pt. 2
09. Springtime Deaths
10. Souls of the Cold Wind
11. Welcome the Godless
12. Freezing Moon including Terzo Incontro and Tubular Bells
13. A Feeble Light of Hope

Disc Two:

Live at the Brunch (2002)
01. The Bless of Eternal Bleeding
02. A Lifetime Obscurity Pt. 2
03. Freezing Moon
04. Welcome the Godless
05. Enter
06. Luciferian Twilight
An Abode for Spirit and Flesh – Demo tape (1998)
07. Introduction – An Abode for Spirit and Flesh
08. Welcome the Godless
09. In Adoration of the Weeping Skies
10. Souls of the Cold Wind
11. Outro – Hortus Animae

THERE’S NO SANCTUARY (AZERMEDOTH RECORDS / BLACKHEAVENS MUSIC, 2016)

Hortus Animae EP 2016 - coverTracks 1, 6, 7 Drums recorded by Steven Leavitt at Leavittation Studio (Canyon Country, California, USA). Keyboards recorded by Michele Tani at You Cannot Pass Studio (Rimini, Italy). Violin and Martyr Lucifer’s vocals recorded by Simone Mularoni at Domination Studio. Liv Kristine’s vocals recorded by Alex Krull at Mastersound Studio.
Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5 Drums, guitars, vocals recorded by Michele Tani at You Cannot Pass Studio (Rimini, Italy). Mixed and mastered by Simone Mularoni at Domination Studio (RSM).
 
 
01. There’s No Sanctuary (with Liv Kristine)
02. Blashyrkh (Mighty Ravendark)
03. Dunkelheit
04. Inno a Satana
05. Pure Fucking Armageddon
06. There’s No Sanctuary (martyr sway mix)
07. There’s No Sanctuary (with Liv Kristine / edit)

PIOVE SANGUE / LIVE IN BANSKÁ BYSTRICA (BLACKHEAVENS MUSIC / AESTHETIC DEATH / AZERMEDOTH RECORDS / METAL SCRAP RECORDS / MASD RECORDS, 2018)

Hortus Animae - Piove Sangue front (small)HORTUS ANIMAE:
MARTYR LUCIFER lead vocals
HYPNOS guitar, backup vocals
BLESS keyboards, backup vocals
MG DESMADRE guitar, backup vocals
ADAMANT bass
GROM drums ****
All songs – Music by Hortus Animae / Lyrics by Martyr Lucifer, except:
* Music by Lorenzo Bartolini & Hortus Animae / Lyrics by Martyr Lucifer
** Music by Hortus Animae / Lyrics by Thomas Ghirardelli
*** Music & Lyrics by Jeff Hanneman & Kerry King, published by Death’s Head Music (ASCAP)
**** session live drums for the Total Metal Over Europe Tour (Pt. 2) by GL Ghöre
Guest vocals on Raining Blood by Volker “Freddy” Fredrich of Necronomicon

Recorded live by Miroslav Spevák at Tartaros Rock Club (Banská Bystrica, Slovakia) on October the 9th, 2016
Mixed and mastered by Simone Mularoni at Domination Studio (RSM) in October 2017

Frontcover artwork by Yan Sek / yansek.net
Booklet photos by Igor Pyc, Marek Maciejewski, Olexandr Kondyuk & Hortus Animae

 
01. Furious Winds / Locusts
02. Chamber of Endless Nightmares
03. Doomsday
04. Medley:
I) In Adoration of the Weeping Skies *
II) Cruciatus Tacitus **
III) Souls of the Cold Wind *
05. There’s No Sanctuary
06. Raining Blood ***

LIVE AT VELVET – APRIL THE 14TH, 2001 (BLACKHEAVENS MUSIC, 2018)

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Martyr Lucifer – vocals, bass
Hypnos – guitar
Bless – keyboards, backup vocals
Thomas – drums
Iarsa – guitar

Official Bootleg – Soundboard recording taken at Velvet Club (Rimini, Italy) in April 2001 and restored by Simone Mularoni at Domination Studio in March 2018.

01. The Melting Idols
02. Across the Sea of Pain
03. A Lifetime Obscurity
04. Luciferian Twilight