Saline Grace

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Saline Grace

Saline Grace – ‘Fog Mountain’ Photo Session 2012

Background information

Also known as
Nobility Of Salt

Berlin, Germany


Years active
1994 (1994)–present



Ricardo Hoffmann
Ines Hoffmann

Saline Grace is a Germany-based alternative band that emerged from the German avantgarde band Nobility Of Salt and was founded by Ricardo Hoffmann and Ines Hoffmann (née Pollok) in 2005.


1 History

1.1 1994 – 2004
1.2 2005 – 2009
1.3 2010 – 2012
1.4 2013

2 Musical style
3 Band’s name
4 Discography

4.1 Studio Albums
4.2 Appearances
4.3 As Nobility Of Salt

5 References
6 External links

1994 – 2004[edit]
Ricardo Hoffmann, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of Saline Grace, was born in the eastern border town of Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, on 21 January 1975. In 1994 he founded his first band project, becoming two years later, in 1996, the avantgarde band Nobility Of Salt. At that time the band consisted of René Hoffmann (vocal), Ricardo Hoffmann as Nobility Of Salt’s songwriter (guitar, keyboards and percussion), Ines Pollok (guitar) and Stephan Weidner (bass).[1] In 1997 the band released a first demo tape, The Evening Prayer, and moved to London, where soon afterwards Stephan Weidner left Nobility Of Salt, making room for Ines Pollok, who has assumed his role on bass until nowadays.[1] Numerous UK gigs left appropriate traces on a further demo-tape, Through Clouds And Thoughtful Years, in 1998 and even the now defunct British music magazine Melody Maker took notice of Nobility Of Salt in its issue of 20 March 1999.[2] “At the beginning of 2000 and after three years’ residence in Britain, the band worked on their first album in Berlin, Germany, releasing The Tremulous Sea a few months later. After r