The melodic "Dies Ater" is an atmospheric black metal band, founded by Nuntius Tristis (vocals & guitar) in autumn ‘94. Hfound Impurus (drums), who was playing in a small Death-Band before, and Obskur (bass). But the band was not complete and they searched for another guitar player, and Torgrim (lead guitar) did the job.Dies Ater stands for "a black/fatal day". They recorded the Demo called 'Rabenflug' in 1996."Dies Ater" finally signed at the english label Mordgrimm Records. Ole C. (keyboard) joined the band to help them develop their style.