Not that they ever truly left – Sabine and Lanvall had an acoustic thing going on – but.
Yes you could probably say that they haven’t been doing anything markedly new for the last ten+ years, but.
They’re one of the few surviving “sympho/gothic” bands of that generation. And they have always stood on their own, even though their sonic evolution might have mirrored that of NW’s in a way.
If anything, there is literally no other singer in metal who sounds just like Sabine Edelsbacher.
Ten years ago in China…