The German gothic/darkwave group began in the late 80s as the
side-project of singer/songwriter Adrian Hates, who at the time
was a member of the similarly-minded band GARDEN OF DELIGHT.
Hates collaborated with guitarist Alistair Kane on DIARY OF
DREAMS' first album, 1994's "Cholymelan". Two years later, the
duo returned with "End of Flowers", which was the first album to
be released on Hates' own Accession label.
1997 saw the release of "Bird Without Wings" and increasing
popularity for the group; by 1998 they had released another
album "Psychoma?" and added two band members, Olaf Schaning and
Christian Berghoff. A best-of collection, "Moments of Bloom",
arrived the following year and became DIARY OF DREAMS' first
domestically released album in the US; "One of 18 Angels"
followed in early 2000 and the have been a number of other,
highly successful albums since. In seventeen years of existance,
DIARY OF DREAMS' popularity has been rising album by album and
the best selling albums in the band's discography are already
classics, such as "Nigredo", "Freak Perfume" and "Nekrolog