October 11, 2023

Symphonic metal powerhouse SERENITY unleash their new studio album, Nemesis AD! The successor to their previous full length, The Last Knight (2020), which landed #25 on the German album charts, is out on October 27, 2023 via Napalm Records and is the first record with Marco Pastorino (Temperance) as additional guitarist and backing vocalist. Known for their thematic albums inspired by historic characters and stories of the past, on Nemesis ADSERENITY draw inspiration from the life and highly influential art of painter Albrecht Dürer of the German renaissance. 

Photo: Matthias Schwaighofer

Grandiose intro track Memoriae Alberti Dureri sets the scene for the album, before legendary singer Roy Khan (Conception, ex-Kamelot) lends his impressive vocals on the mighty The Fall of ManRitter, Tod und Teufel (Knightfall) (named after Dürer’s famous artwork) features lyrics sung partially in German, for the first time in the band’s history spanning over more than two decades. The powerful track showcases SERENITY’s signature blend of orchestral arrangements, heavy guitar riffs, and soaring vocals. Heart-wrenchingly emotional yet empowering Reflections (of AD) mesmerizes the listener with its awe-inspiring instrumentation, multifaceted vocals and brilliant changes throughout the gripping eight-minute track. Theatrical Sun of Justice leads the listener to a faraway fantasy world while the vocal performance of skilled singer Georg Neuhauser ultimately unlocks the track’s hit potential. The End of Babylon represents one of the darker, heavier tracks on Nemesis AD – climactic arrangements carry the dramatic storyline. Monumental orchestral version of The Fall of Man closes the album on a thrilling note that is sure to send a chill up your spine. 

With Nemesis ADSERENITY add yet another bombastic symphonic metal masterpiece to their notable discography – there is no doubt that the talented unit’s standing in the scene is well deserved. 

Nemesis A.D.

  1. Memoriae Alberti Dureri
  2. The Fall of Man
  3. Ritter, Tod und Teufel (Knightfall)
  4. Soldiers Under the Cross
  5. Reflections (of AD)
  6. Sun of Justice
  7. Nemesis
  8. The End of Babylon
  9. Crowned by an Angel
  10. The Sky is our Limit
  11. The Fall of Man

Catch SERENITY live on tour: 

25.10.2023 AT – Wörgl/ Komma
27.10.2023 AT – Vienna / Aera
31.10.2023 DE – Dusseldorf / Mitsubishi Electric Halle* 
02.11.2023 DE – Ravensburg / Oberschwabenhalle*
03.11.2023 DE – Bamberg / Brose Arena*
04.11.2023 NL – Alpendoorn / Brainstorm Festival
05.11.2023 DE – Leipzig / Quaterback Immobilien Arena*

*Supporting Powerwolf

Georg Neuhauser – Vocals
Christian Hermsdörfer – Guitars & Backing Vocals
Marco Pastorino – Guitars & Backing Vocals
Fabio D’Amore – Bass & Backing Vocals
Andreas Schipflinger – Drums & Backing Vocals

SERENITY online:

Official Website

Napalm Records