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ROUGH SILK

Progressive Metal • Germany


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ROUGH SILK is a progressive power metal band originating from Germany. They were formed in 1989 by Ferdy Doernberg (keyboards, slide-guitars & vocals), Hilmer Staake (guitars), Jan Barnett (lead vocals, guitars), Ralf Schwertner (bass, vocals) and Herbert Hartmann (drums, vocals).

The first era of ROUGH SILK contained the EP "Rough Silk" and the full-length albums "Roots of Hate", "Walls of Never", "Circle of Pain", and "Mephisto". After these albums, Jan Barnett was replaced by singer Thomas Ludolphy. In this period the band recorded the albums "Beyond The Sundown" and "Symphony of Life".

In 2002 Thomas Ludolphy left the band due to personal issues, and on the band's 2003 effort "End of Infinity", the three members shared vocal duties. The band's most recent activity has been the 2009 album A New Beginning.

ROUGH SILK has toured with progressive power metal band SAVATAGE multiple times, and their sound is a good comparison. ROUGH SILK is highly recommended to fans of SAVATAGE, HELLOWEEN, BLIND GUARDIAN, and SYMPHONY X. I prefer their first era with Jan Barnett, but they have consistently released solid albums with or without him. Highly recommended!

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Circle of Pain: Or, The Secret Lies of TimekeepingCircle of Pain: Or, The Secret Lies of Timekeeping
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Massacre Records 1997
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MephistoMephisto
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Massacre Records 1997
Audio CD$9.09
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New BeginningNew Beginning
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Dockyard 2010
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Roots of HateRoots of Hate
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Massa 1997
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Walls Of NeverWalls Of Never
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Massacre
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Beyond The SundownBeyond The Sundown
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Symphony Of LifeSymphony Of Life
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3.67 | 3 ratings
Roots of Hate
1993
4.00 | 3 ratings
Walls of Never
1994
4.25 | 4 ratings
Circle of Pain... ...Or: The Secret Lies of Timekeeping
1996
4.50 | 4 ratings
Mephisto
1997
3.75 | 4 ratings
Beyond the Sundown
1998
3.67 | 3 ratings
Symphony of Life
2001
3.67 | 3 ratings
End of Infinity
2003
3.00 | 2 ratings
A New Beginning
2009

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Rough Silk
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