Ancient Rites - The Diabolic Serenades

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Release date: 1994
Style: Viking black metal


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01. Infant Sacrifices To Baalberith
02. Crucifixion Justified (Roman Supremach)
03. Satanic Rejoice
04. Obscurity Reigns (Fields Of Flanders)
05. Death Messiah
06. Land Of Frost And Despair
07. Assyrian Empire
08. Longing For The Ancient Kingdom
09. Morbid Glory (Gilles De Rais 1404-1440)
10. Ritual Slayings (Goat Worship Pure)
11. Evil Prevails
12. Last Rites
13. Echoes Of Meloncholy (Outro)
14. From Beyond The Grave (Part 2) [1996 re-release bonus]

Gunther Theys - bass, vocals
Walter Van Cortenberg - drums
Bart Vandereycken - guitars
Louis Jans - keyboards

Additional info
Format: CD, LP, Tape
Label: After Dark Records (Belgium)
Re-released 1996 - Mascot Records (Holland)
Recorded at Studio 20 - Tienen, Belgium.
Produced by Ancient Rites.
Engineered by Louis Jans.

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The Diabolic Serenades is the first studio album for Ancient Rites from Belgium (pardon... Flanders) that basically sums up all the underground period of the band, the more occult and black (to be considered as NOT the Scandinavian style). This album was released in 1994 although it contains songs from the Evil Prevails EP (1992).

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