Atlantean Kodex: The Course Of Empire-2019.

Atlantean Kodex is a German heavy metal band from Vilseck in Bavaria. The band is under contract with Cruz del Sur Music/Ván Records and has so far released three studio albums.

Early years (2005 to 2010)

The band was founded in 2005 by Manuel Trummer (guitar) and Florian Kreuzer (bass). The further members Markus Becker (vocals), Michael Koch (guitar) and Mario White (drums) joined two years later.[1] In 2007, they released the demo The Pnakotic Demos, followed by the EPs A Prophet in the Forest and The Pnakotic Vinyls two years later. The band has performed at renowned underground festivals, including the 2009 Keep It True [de], the Hammer of Doom [de], the Up the Hammers in Athens, the Dublin Doom Day and the Doom Metal Inquisition in Bradford.

The Golden Bough and The White Goddess (since 2010)

Atlantean Kodex signed to the Italian label Cruz del Sur Music. In 2010, the debut album The Golden Bough was released. The title comes from the book The Golden Bough of the Scottish anthropologist James George Frazer, who believed that all European religions evolved from the magical thinking of the Stone Age people. He considered magic to be the root of religions.[2]

The album became album of the month in the magazine Rock Hard, as well as in the Heavy oder was? Magazine and in the Greek Metal Hammer. In the annual polls of the online communities of Sacred Metal and Rock Hard, The Golden Bough won in the category “Album of the Year”. In 2011, Atlantean Kodex played at the Rock Hard Festival, in 2012 they were confirmed for the Bang Your Head!!! festival, but had to cancel their performance; however, in 2014 they played the festival.

The second album The White Goddess was published on 4 October 2013 and received excellent reviews again in the press.[3][4][5] The album entered the German charts at #65.[6]

Discography:

The Hidden Folk / Two StonesSplit2007 
The Pnakotic DemosDemo2007
New Age of Iron Vol. 1 – Teutonic-Swedish AllianceSplit2007 
A Prophet in the ForestEP2008 
The Annihilation of KoenigshofenLive album2009 
The Golden BoughFull-length2010
The Annihilation of NürnbergLive album2010 
Goddess Rising DemoDemo2012 
The White GoddessFull-length2013
The Annihilation of BavariaLive album2017 
Secret EuropeDemo2018 
The Course of EmpireFull-length2019
Sensus FideiDemo2019 
The Annihilation of TyrolLive album2020 
The Annihilation of ViennaLive album2021 

Members:

Florian KreuzerBass (2005-present)
See also: ex-Ad Infernum, ex-Nascitus
Manuel TrummerGuitars (2005-present)
See also: ex-Ad Infernum, ex-Lucifugus
Mario WeissDrums (2007-present)
Markus BeckerVocals (2007-present)
See also: Septagon, ex-Seldom Refuse
Coralie BaierGuitars (2019-present)
See also: Antipeewee

Past Members:

Jim QuinnDrums
See also: ex-Upwards of Endtime
Jan RaddatzDrums
See also: MajestyMidnight Symphony, ex-Forsaken, ex-Metalforce
Phil SwansonVocals
See also: B.C:A.D.Briton RitesLords of TriumphSeamountVestal Claret, ex-Earthlord, ex-Upwards of Endtime, ex-Lepus, ex-Hour of Thirteen, ex-Nightbitch, ex-Sumerlands, ex-Blastmat, ex-Damnation (USA), ex-KYD, ex-Loathe, ex-Sanity Assassins (live)
Michael KochGuitars (2007-2019)
See also: ex-At Daggers Drawn, ex-Deliah’s Prophecy, ex-Mortum, ex-Ash Inheritance, ex-Hedgehog

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