Finally, the wait is over! ‘Last Tribe Standing’ was released on January 23rd, 2015, both on CD and vinyl, through Belgian cult label Empire Records. ‘Last Tribe Standing’ is the first official Ostrogoth release since 1987 and contains 4 new studio recordings and 4 live tracks recorded in the summer of 2014.

Ostrogoth promo pic by Hans Van Hoof 2014

At first the idea was to release a 4-track EP with new material, just like we did back in 1983 with our ‘Full Moon’s Eyes’ debut. Not a full album, just an EP with four killer songs. But a few days before we entered the studio to record the new tracks, we were listening to the tapes of some summer festival shows we had recorded earlier that year, solely for our own archives. The recordings were raw and 100% live, but the tapes sounded so good, it would’ve been a shame not to use them. So grew the idea to release two EP’s, back to back. With the four new songs on the A-side of the vinyl version and on the B-side the four songs from the ‘Full Moon’s Eyes’ EP, in a 2014 live version, the way the current line-up plays these songs today. Old and new gathered in one.”

‘Last Tribe Standing’ was produced by guitarist Dario Frodo and mixing engineer Pete Mush and mastered by Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Epica, Amaranthe, Evergrey, Pretty Maids). The artwork for ‘Last Tribe Standing’ was created by the talented Velio Josto from Italy.
As a tribute to the early days the band decided to reuse the original logo that was only featured on the 1983 debut ‘Full Moon’s Eyes’.

Recording Line-up
Mario ‘Grizzly’ Pauwels – Drums
Rudy ‘Whiteshark’ Vercruysse – Guitars
Dario Frodo – Guitars & backing vocals
Josey Hindrix – Lead & backing vocals
Stripe – Bass & backing vocals


1. No Risk Taken (5.49)
2. Clouds (4.00)
3. Retun To The Heroes Museum (4.43)
4. Last Tribe Standing (6.25)
5. Heroes Museum (Live) (4.17)
6. Full Moon’s Eyes (Live) (4.41)
7. Paris By Night (Live) (6.12)
8. Rock Fever (Live) (4.30)

Total playing time: 40.40

Album credits
No Risk Taken (music: Frodo / lyrics: Frodo)
Clouds (music: Frodo, Vercruysse / lyrics: Hindrix)
Retun To The Heroes Museum (music: Frodo / lyrics: Frodo, Hindrix)
Last Tribe Standing (music: Frodo, Vercruysse, Pauwels / lyrics: Hindrix)
All studiotracks arranged by Pauwels/Vercruysse/Frodo/Hindrix

Recorded & mixed at Mushroom Studios, Belgium, September 2014
Live tracks recorded on the 2014 Summer Festival Tour
Engineered and mixed by Pete Mush
Produced by Pete Mush & Dario Frodo
Mastered by Jacob Hansen at Hansen Studios, Denmark, October 2014 ( / Artwork by Velio Josto  (


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