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Haggard is a symphonic metal band founded in 1991 in Germany. Haggard combines folk, classical, renaissance and medieval music with modern metal.
The band started out playing death metal. They changed their style after their first demo tape Introduction in 1992, became a symphonic metal band and produced two albums dealing with the seer Michel de Notredame in the dark days of The Black Plague in Europe. The album And Thou Shalt Trust... The Seer marked their breakthrough in 1997. After their second album Awaking the Centuries, they toured through Mexico twice. They are quite famous and well known in South America, almost more so than in Germany. In 2004 they released their third album Eppur Si Muove; the theme of which is about the life of the famous Italian scholar Galileo Galilei.
Just before their album Awaking the Centuries the band had its highest number of musicians at 21. Currently the band consists of 16 musicians. All their songs are written by vocalist and guitarist Asis Nasseri.
Asis Nasseri - Guitars / Vocals
Luz Marsen - Drums
Claudio Quarta - Guitar
Michael Stapf - Violino
Susanne - Soprano
Steffi Hertz - Viola
Veronika Kramheller - Soprano
Hans Wolf (or Ingrid) - Piano / Keyboards
Ivica - Violone
Fiffi Fuhrmann - Tenore / Flauto / Fire
Florian - Oboe / Englischhorn
Judith - Violino
Johannes Schleiermacher - Violoncello
Mark - Clarinetto
Michael - Timpani / Percussion
Doro - Violino
Therion Almora Estatic Fear The Sins of Thy Beloved Epica