Cadaverous Condition

Austria's Cadaverous Condition formed in the early '90s and promptly threw its lot into the then-booming doom/death metal movement. Featuring vocalist Wolfgang Weiss, guitarist Rene Kramer, bassist Peter Droneberger, and his drummer sibling, Paul Droneberger, the band's aptly named first album, In Melancholy, was released in 1993, and was soon followed by 1995's equally depressive "For Love" I Said. Also in 1995, the band decided to follow a popular trend among Germanic metal bands of the day by recording a cover version of a German new wave hit from the 80s, in this case, "Eisbaer" by the new romantic group Groovezone. Bassist Peter quit the band around this time and a new guitarist named