Ellende was founded in the year 2011 by L.G. as a soloproject and turned into a live-band with session musicians in 2012.
Their first release was Rückzug in Die Innerlichkeit as an independend and self-released digipack limited to 100 pieces in 2012. The self-titled debut album Ellende was released by Talheim Records as an 8-panel digipack in 2013 as well as the limited Gatefold vinyl of Weltennacht in 2014. In 2016 Ellende released their second full length with the name Todbringer as a 18-panel "flower digipack" and ended their contract with Talheim Records in early 2018.