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1998-


Biography

Zarathustra was formed in summer 1996 to celebrate pure traditional Black Metal.
The bandname goes back to F. Nietzsche, author of "Antichrist" & "Thus spake Zarathustra".
Past founder members were Alastor (vocals), Mersus (drums), Manox (lead guitar) and Disruptor (guitar).
F.T. joined the ranks on bass in autumn 1997.

Shortly after, the first demo "Black perverted aggression" was recorded.
Line-up:
Alastor (vocals)
Mersus (drums)
Manox (lead guitar)
Disruptor (guitar)
F.T. (bass)

In November 1998 the second demo "Heroic Zarathustrian Heresy" was unleashed.
Line-up:
Alastor (vocals)
Mersus (drums)
Manox (lead guitar)
Disruptor (guitar)
F.T. (bass)

In 1999 ZARATHUSTRA signed their first label contract on undercover-records.
Shortly befor, Manox left the band and KERBEROS joined the band on lead guitars.
In 2000 the first album "Dogma Antichrist" followed.
Line-up:
Alastor (vocals)
Mersus (drums)
Kerberos (lead-guitar)
Disruptor (guitar)
F.T. (bass)


The Rebound

After several line-up changes, in January 2003 Zarathustra was in the studio to record three new songs, whereof two were released on the 7" EP "Nihilistic Terror", which among other things contains a cover-song from the Australian legend Hobbs Angel of Death.

End of 2003 the second full-length album "Perpetual Black Force" was recorded and marked a new era for the band.

After F.T.'s discharge out of the band in the end of 2004, Desecrator joined the position on bass. Shortly after, beg. of 2005, 5 new songs (incl. a cover-version of German Black Metal veterans Poison) of dark, atmospheric and traditional Black Metal were perpetuated in the unholy chambers of Necromorbus Studio in Sweden for the latest release of the mini-album "Contempt" plus two additional tracks for an upcoming 7" EP.
The Pact

Since March 2006 Zarathustra made a pact with the devil in the form of Agonia Records for two albums. The third full-length album is going to be recorded in May 2006 in Necromorbus Studio.

Source: http://www.zarathustra-online.net/en/biography.php