Conceived in 2013, Stahlsarg immediately took to the road to travel through the UK and Europe sharing their black metal sound. Air time includes Bloodstock Radio, Total Rock Radio, ICR, BRFM and Top Rock Radio amongst others. They’ve also featured in UK and European music magazines.
2014 saw such milestones as supporting pioneers of Norwegian black metal, Mayhem, on their sole UK date in London, storming Belgium with Italian black metallers Handful of Hate and joining black metal band Excruciate 666 in France. Stahlsarg were also honoured to grace the Sophie Lancaster stage at Bloodstock 2014, warming up the crowd for Satan. No strangers to the festival scene, Stahlsarg also enjoyed Beermageddon Festival in Birmingham and Belgium’s No Compromise Metal Festival alongside headliner Crystal Viper.
Early 2015 Stahlsarg proudly created Stahlsarg Beer – handcrafted in association with The Dove Brewery, Ipswich and this was followed by a headline show in Camden, London. The band played a roaring set in Germany at Wonnemond Festival in May, sharing the stage with the German black metal legends Endstille. Stahlsarg attracted the attention of Randall amplification and are now proud to be a part of their artist roster.
Stahlsarg’s debut album, “Comrades In Death”, is available internationally via the Danish label Mighty Music. Recorded with Danny B. Takoma (Criminal, Lockup) of HVR studios,Powerplay Magazine called it “a multi-dimensional piece of work”. The band were honoured to be invited on a short tour through the UK, once again supporting Endstille, coinciding with the album’s release on Halloween. The band finished 2015 with another headline show, this time in Birmingham.
2016, saw the band play the legendary festival Inferno in Oslo in Norway alongside Marduk, Mayhem, Nile & many more, the band played Belgium’s Grimm Extreme Fest, a headline show in Amsterdam, Holland, Germany’s Kings of black metal Festival alongside Primordial, Taake and many more and numerous dates through out the UK.
2017 started off in HVR studios in Suffolk recording the second album titled ‘Mechanisms Of Misanthropy’. It was produced by Danny B Takoma and later released by Non Serviam Records in October. The album was supported by a number of UK dates across the country. The band played London’s Incineration Festival alongside Sodom & 1349, played Beermageddon 2017 alongside the German black metal band Unlight and toured throughout the UK extensively. Stahlsarg played London’s Incineration Festival alongside Sodom & 1349, played Beermageddon Festival 2017 alongside the German black metal band Unlight and toured throughout the UK extensively.
In early 2018 Stahlsarg signed to the agency Go Loud Agency to handle all their festivals and upcoming shows. The band supported Inquisition and Septic Flesh in London back in January. They returned to play in Belgium in April, were main support to the Norwegian black metal band Sarkom on a UK tour in May. Stahlsarg will be playing for the first time in Bucharest at Rites of the Black Mass alongside Marduk, Candlemass & more and in Italy in Naples at Cult of Parthenope Black metal Fest 2018. Finally finishing the year, playing Ragnarok Festival in Norwich in November. Stahlsarg are continuing to organise more upcoming shows in the UK and Europe and are writing new material for a third album to be released in 2019.
Stahlsarg are :
Vocals & Guitars – Eissturm
Guitars – Krieg
Bass – Destruction
Drums – Eisenfaust