Sol Invictus

Sol Invictus

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After playing in British punk band Crisis (2), post punk act Death In June and his own personal project Above The Ruins, Tony Wakeford founded Sol Invictus in 1987, involving Ian Read and shortly later Karl Blake of Lemon Kittens and Shock Headed Peters. The music of Sol Invictus on the first recordings was a mixture of acoustic and electronic sounds, creating some epic and dramatic songs which stand against the "decadence" of the West and of modern society. This sound characterizes the first three albums, "Against The Modern World" (1988), "In The Jaws Of The Serpent" (1989) and "Lex Talionis" (1990). In 1991 Ian Read left the band to form Fire + Ice, and Wakeford took the sound of Sol Invictus progressively more towards a dark folk approach with changing line-up, such as violinist Matt Howden and singer and instrumentist Sally Doherty. Wakeford's recent lyrics tended away from anti-modernism towards more personal themes. Sol Invictus' own self-produced label was S.V.L. Records, then called Cerne and finally Tursa.
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Sol Invictus Discography

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LAY 24 Sol Invictus Against The Modern World (MiniAlbum) L.A.Y.L.A.H. Antirecords LAY 24 Belgium 1988 Sell This Version
SVL 009 Sol Invictus In The Jaws Of The Serpent (Album) S.V.L. Records SVL 009 UK 1989 Sell This Version
TURSA 002 CD Sol Invictus Trees In Winter (Album) Tursa TURSA 002 CD UK 1990 Sell This Version
Cerne K0123 Current 93 / Sol Invictus / Nurse With Wound Current 93 / Sol Invictus / Nurse With Wound - Horse / Lex Talionis / Lumbs Sister Cerne Cerne K0123 UK 1990 Sell This Version
TURSA 003 CD Sol Invictus The Killing Tide (Album) Tursa TURSA 003 CD UK 1991 Sell This Version
TURSA 006CD Sol Invictus King & Queen (Album) Tursa TURSA 006CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
TURSA 005 CD Sol Invictus Let Us Prey (Album) Tursa TURSA 005 CD UK 1992 Sell This Version
WSCDL 001 Current 93 / Death In June / Sol Invictus Current 93 / Death In June / Sol Invictus - Frankfurt Sound Depot 24-03-1991 (Album) World Serpent WSCDL 001 UK 1992 Sell This Version
TURSA 001 CD Sol Invictus Lex Talionis (Album) Tursa TURSA 001 CD UK 1993 Sell This Version
WSCDL 002 Sol Invictus Black Europe (Album) World Serpent WSCDL 002 UK 1994 Sell This Version
TURSA 008 CD Sol Invictus Death Of The West (Album) Tursa TURSA 008 CD UK 1994 Sell This Version
TURSA 010CD Sol Invictus In The Rain (Album) Tursa TURSA 010CD UK 1995 Sell This Version
TURSA 014 CD Sol Invictus The Blade (Album) Tursa TURSA 014 CD UK 1997 Sell This Version
TURSA 016 CD Sol Invictus In Europa (Album) Tursa TURSA 016 CD UK 1998 Sell This Version
TURSA 021CD Sol Invictus In A Garden Green (Album) Tursa TURSA 021CD UK 1999 Sell This Version
TURSA 028 Sol Invictus The Hill Of Crosses (Album) Tursa TURSA 028 UK 2000 Sell This Version
TURSA 024 Sol Invictus Trieste(CD, Album) Tursa TURSA 024 UK 2000 Sell This Version
BRAG 001 Sol Invictus / :Of The Wand & The Moon: / Matt Howden / Unveiled Sol Invictus / :Of The Wand & The Moon: / Matt Howden / Unveiled - Bringing Light And Darkness(LP, Ltd) Bragagild BRAG 001 Denmark 2001 Sell This Version
TURSA ARCHIVE 001 Sol Invictus Brugge(CD, Album, Ltd) Tursa TURSA ARCHIVE 001 UK 2001 Sell This Version
TURSA 029 Sol Invictus Thrones (Album) Tursa TURSA 029 UK 2002 Sell This Version
DV 50, TURSA T2 Sol Invictus The Devil's Steed (Album) Dark Vinyl Records, Tursa DV 50, TURSA T2 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
CSR75CD Sol Invictus / Rose Rovine E Amanti / Andrew King Sol Invictus / Rose Rovine E Amanti / Andrew King - A Mythological Prospect Of The Citie Of Londinium(CD) Cold Spring CSR75CD UK 2006 Sell This Version
AB 041 Sol Invictus La Croix(CD, Album, Ltd, RE) Auerbach Tonträger AB 041 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
AB031 Sol Invictus The Cruellest Month(CD, Album) Auerbach Tonträger AB031 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
AB 044 Sol Invictus Cupid & Death(CD, Album, Ltd, RE) Auerbach Tonträger AB 044 Germany 2012 Sell This Version