DOMINION III was formed in Mistelbach, Austria in 1998 by Tharen (Dargaard, Amestigon)
following the completion of DARGAARD's debut release.
At the time, Tharen's interests turned to the development of a new style of music.
As apparent in DOMINION III's 2000 debut CD,
"The Hand and the Sword", Tharen successfully created this
innovative sound dubbing it apocalyptic electronic music. Two years after DOMINION III's impressive debut,