ASP is a German Gothic Novel Rock band from Frankfurt am Main formed in 1999. The name is basically identical with the pseudonym of the Band’s leader Asp Spreng and to be pronounced as one word.
ASP were formed in 1999 by Alexander ‘Asp’ Spreng and Matthias ‘Matze’ Ambré, producing their first 3-track demo CD later that year. The following year saw a record deal with Trisol, who released the bands debut album Hast Du mich vermisst? (Der Schwarze Schmetterling Teil I), as well as the bands first live performance, at the Gothicworld festival (having added a bassist, drummer and a choir section to the line-up).
The following three years