Saturnus is a Danish doom metal band from Copenhagen.
The group is initially formed in 1991 under the name of Assesino. He renamed himself Saturnus in 1993 and released his first album, Paradise Belongs to You , in 1997, followed by EP For the Loveless Lonely Night in 1998. Although subject to many training changes, their second album Martyrdom is realized in spring 1999, and is marketed at the beginning of 2000.
In 2006 comes out of Veronika Decides to Die , inspired by Paulo Coelho's novel of the same name. In December 2007, they announced on MySpace the departure of their bassist Lennart Jacobsen with whom they recorded "in"> Veronika Decides to Die and shot in the United States, in Russia and Europe>.
The band starts working on new songs in April 2010>. In December 2011, Saturnus signed to the Cyclone Empire label for the release of a fourth album during spring 2012>. In October 2012, the band announces the details of its new album, "Saturn in Ascension" ; it will be published on November 30th the same year via Cyclone Empire>. The album is produced by Flemming Rasmussen (Metallica, Morbid Angel, Blind Guardian) and the cover is directed by Frode Sylthe of Friction.com (At the Gates, Napalm Death). A bonus song, Limbs of Crystal Clear (a demo recorded in 1994 and remastered), is included in the first copies in digipack and double-vinyl edition limited>. In 2013, the arrival of Mika Filborne on keyboards is announced>.