Lord of the Lost band is a German dark rock band from Hamburg. The band was created by singer and frontman Chris Harms.
Lord of the Lost was founded in mid-2007 by Chris Harms as a solo project. While working on the initial songs and publishing them on MySpace, Harms received a lot of positive reception and realized that he would require a full band to play them live. He recruited other musicians from his friends in the Hamburg music scene to form the band and begin working on the
Harms originally called the project Lord, but changed the name of the band to Lord of the
Lost to avoid possible name disputes with Lordi and The Lords.
Before Lord of the Lost, Harms was a singer and guitarist of the rock band Philiae (1999-2004), a guitarist and second singer with the Glam-Metal-Band The Pleasures (2004-2007), as well as a musician on various projects like Big Boy or Unterart.
Lord of the Lost band timeline
- Chris "The Lord" Harms – vocals, guitar, cello
- Class Grenayde (Klaas Helmecke) (since 2008) – bass guitar
- Gared Dirge (Gerrit Heinemann) (since 2010) – piano, synthesizer, percussion, guitar, theremin
- π (Pi Stoffers) (since 2016) – guitar
- Niklas Kahl (since 2017) – drums
- Sensai (Stefan Ehrhardt) (2008–2010) – guitar
- Sebsta Lindström (2008–2011) – guitar
- Any Wayst (unknown) (2008–2011) – drums
- Bo Six (Borislav Crnogorac) (2009–2016) – guitar
- Disco (Christian Schellhorn) (2012–2014) – drums
- Tobias Mertens (2014–2017) – drums
genres: gothic metal, gothic rock, industrial metal, industrial rock, dark rock
The debut single and music video Dry The Rain was released in 2009.
The debut album Fears was released in 2010 with the independent label Out of Line.
studio album Fears:
To Die For; My Deepest Fear; Nothing words can say:
While recording the second album Antagony Lord of the Lost went on an extended tour through 2010 which included international shows and festivals such as the Wave-Gotik-Treffen, the Wacken Open Air and the M’era Luna Festival.
In spring 2011, the band released Sex on Legs as the first single from their second album, Antagony. The album, considered their first concept album, was released shortly thereafter. Lord of the Lost toured in support of the album with the band Mono Inc. on their Viva Hades tour.
Sex on Legs
studio album Antagony:
Fragmenting Facade; Epiphany; Seven Days Of Anavrin:
Sex on Legs; Prison:
In summer 2012, Lord of the Lost released their third album Die Tomorrow. Just before the release, the band began working on their fourth album From The Flame Into The Fire. In October 2012, Lord of the Lost opened for Letzte Instanz on their Ewig-Tour.
studio album Die Tomorrow:
Black Lolita; Blood For Blood; Heart For Sale:
Beside & Beyond
Dry The Rain (Acoustic Version); Love Is Not Enough (Piano Version); Sooner Or Later (Stage Version)
Black to the Roots
In October 2013, Lord Of The Lost appeared as part of the Gothic Meets Klassik at the Leipzig Gewandhaus with the Zielona Gòra Symphony Orchestra.
Live albums and compilations
We Give Our Hearts (Live auf St. Pauli)
See You Soon; Credo
In February 2014, drummer Christian Schellhorn left the band and was replaced by Tobias Mertens. In March 2014, the band played their first US tour, which was financed by crowdfunding. Within two months fans and sponsors raised $12,775, surpassing the original goal of $10,000.
Afterlife; La Bomba; Six Feet Underground
studio album From the Flame Into the Fire:
Go To Hell; Odium; My Own Shadow:
Afterlife; La Bomba; Six Feet Underground; Kingdom Come
In March 2015, Lord of the Lost released the pure acoustic album Swan Songs. The live performances for the album took place on the Out of Line Weekender in Berlin in the same month.
In 2015, Lord of the Lost released the EP Full Metal Whore. The tour for the album used the motto “Make Love Make War” and was supported by the bands Darkhaus, Eyes Shut Tight, Vlad In Tears, and Erdling. In December 2015 they released A Night To Remember – Live Acoustic In Hamburg, the DVD and live CD from the acoustic tour during the previous spring.
Live albums and compilations:
Swan Songs (Acoustic/Classical)
A Night to Remember – Live Acoustic in Hamburg:
Teaser 1; Teaser 2
Full Metal Whore
A Night to Remember – Live Acoustic in Hamburg
Lost in a Heartbeat; Full Metal Whore
The first single “The Love of God” from the album Empyrean was released in May 2016. This was followed by the band’s first major European tour Make Europe Great Again (M.E.G.A.) with Combichrist, Filter, and (at the German concerts) Rabia Sorda. Empyrean was published at the end of July 2016.
The band followed Empyrean with their open air concert premiere as The Lord Of The Lost Ensemble, an acoustic-classical band supported by classical musicians and the former drummer Christian “Disco” Schellhorn.
In December 2016, guitarist Bo Six announced that he would be leaving the band for professional and private reasons
The Love of God
studio album Empyrean
Miss Machine; Black Oxide (feat. Scarlet Dorn); The Interplay of Life and Death:
Eisheilige Nacht 2016
Drag Me to Hell; In Silence; The Love of God
In early January 2017, the band announced their new guitarist π (Pi).
In July 2017, Tobias Mertens announced that, for private and professional reasons, he would be taking a time-out from Lord Of The Lost. Niklas Kahl has stepped in as drummer for live performances.
Waiting for You to Die; Lighthouse; The Broken Ones
Live albums and compilations:
Swan Songs II
Lighthouse; Waiting For You To Die; My Better Me; Raining Stars; The Broken Ones:
On This Rock I Will Build My Church; Morgana
studio album Thornstar
In Our Hands; In Darkness, In Light; Voodoo Doll
Live albums and compilations:
Confession: Live at Christuskirche
2018: Ruins (5-Track EP exclusive for Sonic Seducer)
On This Rock I Will Build My Church; Morgana; Haythor; Black Halo
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