Hailing from Rouen (France), Fatum Elisum were formed in march 2007 with the intention of playing doom death metal with a dark mystical melancholic aura.

Inspired by the early death doom metal scene - no keyboards or female vocals - with a twisted sickening dark metal edge. Musical inspirations are reflected in admirations for bands such as My Dying Bride, Paradise Lost, Anathema, Cathedral, Saint Vitus, Mourning Beloveth, Evoken, Ataraxie, Indesinence, Deinonychus, Bethlehem, Esoteric,Shining, Silencer, Hellhammer and Celtic Frost; whilst literary inspiration comes from: Antonin Artaud, Cioran, William Blake, the Bible, Bardo Thodol, Charles Beaudelaire, Lautramont, Francois Villon, Joachim Du Bellay, Nietzche and Schopenhauer.

Original band members Hugo (lead guitar, ex Last Offender), Christophe (guitar), Sator (drums) and Asgeirr (bass guitar); were soon joined by Ende (ex Warkult and Area 51) joined the band as singer from where their oppressive suffocating compositions began to take form. In november 2008 Christophe joined the band, taking over drumming duties.

Fatum Elisum entered Post Ghost Recordings in June 2008 and tracks fro their debut album were laid down. On hearing these tracks label Aesthetic Death had no option but to sign Fatum Elisum for the release of their self titled debut CD - unleashed in September 2009.

Fatum Elisum played their first gig in November 2007 opening for Indesinence and Ataraxie. Since then Fatum Elisum have shared the stage with the likes of Esoteric, Mournful Congregation, Rising Dust, Yuck and Longing For Dawn.

More recently, Fatum Elisum have appeared at the Dutch Doom Day - with further European gigs lined up.
Fatum Elisum released "Homo Nihilis" CD via Aesthetic Death in 2011.
Sadly the band split a couple of years after the release of "Homo Nihilis".
Members of the band pursue different musical creations still...


  • Fatum Elisum - CD - Aesthetic Death - 2009
  • Homo Nihilis - CD - Aesthetic Death - 2011