INFERNO (1995)


Inferno (German Hell, Hades) — the fourth studio album by Swiss gothic metal band Lacrimosa.  The album is a turning point in the band’s history as it fixed genre transition from darkwave to gothic metal. Sometimes the musical style of album is described as doom metal.

“Inferno” is the first full-length studio album by Lacrimosa where Anne Nurmi was involved in recording .

Also “Copycat” is the first song by Tilo Wolff  which was written in English.

“Inferno” stayed in the German charts for several weeks, its peak position was 81.




01. Intro 2:12
02. Kabinett der Sinne 9:18
03. Versiegelt glanzumströmt 7:28
04. No blind eyes can see 9:17
05. Schakal 10:13
06. Vermächtnis der Sonne 4:09
07. Copycat 4:56
08. Der Kelch des Lebens 14:03

Band members

Tilo Wolff – vocals, keyboards, piano
Anne Nurmi – vocals, keyboards
Jan Yrlund – guitar, acoustic guitar
Jan P. Genkel – bass guitar
AC – drums
Charlotte Kracht – cello
Ulrich Kaon – cello

In recording also participated Barmbeker Symphony Orchestra with Gottfried Koch as a conductor

Credits and personnel

Music and lyrics by Tilo Wolff, except “No Blind Eyes Can See” (lyrics by Anne Nurmi, music by Anne Nurmi & Tilo Wolff).
Recorded and mixed by Gottfried Koch and Jan P. Genkel at Impuls Studio, Hamburg, Germany.
Mastering – Bemmo Hofer at Ton-Art Studio.
Arranged and produced by Tilo Wolff.
Programming – Tilo Wolff
Photoraphy – Felix Flaucher
Cover and booklet:

  • Designed by Tilo Wolff
  • Painted by Stelio Diamantopoulos
  • Layout by Felix Flaucher
Official videos
Other editions
Format Year Label
! 2 LP (vinyl edition) 1995 Hall of Sermon
! Promo CD 1995 Hall of Sermon
! CD 1995 Hall of Sermon
CD 2001 Sail Productions (Korea)
CD 2002 Scarecrow (Mexico)
2 CD digipack (with “Schakal EP”) 2002 Irond (Russia)
CD 2005 Icarus (Argentina)
! 2 CD 15th Anniversary Edition 2006 Scarecrow (Mexico)
CD 2006 Magnum Music (Taiwan)
CD 2009 Rock Empire (China)
MC (music cassette) 1995 Wizard Ltd. (Balgaria)
MC (music cassette) 1996 Morbid Noizz Productions (Poland)
MC (music cassette) 2001 Irond (Russia)
MC (music cassette) (with “Schakal EP”) 2002 Mystic Production (Poland)
MC (music cassette) 2003 Moon Records (Ukraine)

! – editions with the highest collector value.



– Music videos were made for “Schakal” and”Copycat”.

– Original vinyl edition of 1995 year was released in two discs.

– Russian edition was released with “Schakal” single in double digipack format.

– Argentine edition includes “Seele In Not (Metus Mix)” as a bonus track.

– Mexican (2002) and Korean editions include a bonus track “Schakal (Piano Version)”.

– Anniversary Mexican edition of 2006 year  was released in double digipack format, it includes a poster and  “Alles Luge” single as a bonus track.

– Polish edition (2002) on cassete was released with “Schakal” single.


INFERNO (1995)
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