1) Ellende is a two-member black metal band from Graz, Styria. Austria. The band consists of Lukas Gosch (also in Aphotic Excess) who does vocals and is also the main instrumentalist, and Anne who mainly contributes violin and viola. They have released one EP on Bandcamp named Rückzug in die innerlichkeit. 2) A lot has been said about Ellende: that they are a collection of people from around the world who communicate with each other and exchange music.