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Rotting Christ - Announce Co-Headline Tour With Carach Angren

Two European black metal bands and label mates, Rotting Christ and Carach Angren, will join forces for an extensive co-headlining European tour that will happen in early 2018. The Greek veterans and Dutch masters of horror metal will be joined by French blackened death outfit Svart Crown. A full list of confirmed shows can be found below.

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Source: season-of-mist.com
Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 31.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Rotting Christ - To Release 7" EP With Necromantia

The year 2016 carried its own symbolism for Black Vomit Records, marking its 10th anniversary. Starting as a tape label back in 2006, Black Vomit Records enters its new decade with the opening of pre-orders for a special edition split 7" EP called Primordial Evil, between Greece's leading black metal acts, Necromantia and Rotting Christ.

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Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 07.06.2017 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Rotting Christ - Release Animated Video For 'Threnody'

Greek black metal pioneers Rotting Christ are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their iconic album, Theogonia, and have revealed an animated video for the song "Threnody" that closes the record. The brand new video was created by two good friends of the band, John Kaimakamis and Jon Toussas. You can enjoy it below.

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Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 02.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (5)


Rotting Christ - Early Works To Be Re-Released On Vinyl

Greek black metal pioneers Rotting Christ are approaching their 30th anniversary and Peaceville Records is set to release their early classic works on vinyl. The band's 1993 full-length debut, Thy Mighty Contract, will hit the stores on April 21st this year and it will later be followed by Non Serviam and the Passage To Arcturo EP. By the end of 2017, Peaceville Records also plan to release a compilation of demos and other rare goodies of the band's classic stuff from the late 80's and the early 90's era.

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Source: peaceville.com
Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 16.03.2017 by nikarg | Comments (3)


Rotting Christ - Streaming New Lyric Video

Rotting Christ are now streaming a new lyric video for the song "Devadevam" from their latest album, Rituals. They already did one for the track "For A Voice Like Thunder" which can still be watched over here. The track "Devadevam" features Kathir (Rudra) on vocals.

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Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 07.06.2016 by Netzach | Comments (1)


Rotting Christ - Announce Tour With Marduk, Carach Angren

North America is about to witness a fierce blackened tour this September. The Greeks Rotting Christ are joining forces with Marduk for their Frontschwein 2016. Marduk is headlining and Necronomicon (CAN) and Carach Angren are also accompanying them. Rotting Christ will be showcasing their new album, Rituals released this year.

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Band profile: Rotting Christ
Event: Marduk: North American Tour 2016
Posted: 08.05.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Inquisition - To Co-Headline European Tour With Rotting Christ

Colombian black metal duo Inquisition will team up with Rotting Christ for a co-headlining European tour this coming October/November. Together with Mystifier and Schammasch as support acts, Bloodshed Rituals European tour will encompass 27 shows in 16 territories. All confirmed dates can be seen down under.

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Band profile: Inquisition
Posted: 11.04.2016 by Abattoir | Comments (4)


Rotting Christ - Share New Lyric Video

The Greek metallers Rotting Christ continue to promote their newest creation, Rituals. Today, they have released their first official lyric video for the track "For A Voice Like Thunder". Interestingly, the animation was created by Manster Design and the video also features a special guest recitation by Nick Holmes (Paradise Lost). The song lyrics are based in English poet William Blake's "Poetical Sketches - Prologue, intended for a Dramatic Piece of King Edward the Fourth."

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Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 21.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Moonsorrow - Release Bonus Track, Rotting Christ Cover

When Pagans from the North pay tribute to Hellenic heathens! Moonsorrow have decided to share one bonus track from their upcoming album, Jumalten Aika, with their fans. It's actually a Rotting Christ cover of their classic track "Non Serviam". Check out their take on this anthem below.

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Posted: 16.03.2016 by HaaskAksaaH | Comments (7)


Rotting Christ - To Change Name For South Africa Shows

Rotting Christ will be changing their name temporarily for their shows in South Africa in July to appease religious protestors, it has just been revealed. According to Witchdoctor Productions, who were behind the country's Witchfest event which last year was also the target of protests, the name is changed on the digital poster, Facebook event and mass marketing, but they will use their normal backdrop and the tickets are still labelled as Rotting Christ. There is no word about what name the band will take for the South Africa dates as of yet. Hopefully, it will be something creative.

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Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 10.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (27)


Rotting Christ - Streaming Whole New Album

The ever-prolific Greeks in Rotting Christ have decided to stream their upcoming album, Rituals, in full before its official release. The album from the melodic black metallers was recently uploaded on Season of Mist's YouTube channel. Listen to the ten tracks on this playlist or below in its entirety.

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Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 03.02.2016 by Netzach | Comments (14)


Rotting Christ - Reveal Third New Song

Rotting Christ continue to reveal songs from their upcoming album Rituals. This is the third and last preview of a new song, and it is called "זה נגמר (Ze Nigmar)." The song is written in Aramaic which is the language that Jesus spoke in his time. It translates to "It Is Done" and refers to his last spoken words as he died on the cross.

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Posted: 19.01.2016 by Netzach | Comments (6)


Rotting Christ - Premiere New Track

A new Rotting Christ track has just premiered online. Eager fans can listen to the second track revealed from the album, called "In Nomine Dei Nostri" which also opens the record. Rituals will drop on the 12th of February this year via Season of Mist. The Greek black metallers will finally release the follow-up to Kata Ton Daimona Eaytoy. How is the new song? Give it a spin or more over here below. The distinctive track also features the contribution of Necromantia's Magus Wampyr Daoloth.

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Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 11.01.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Rotting Christ - Stream New Song, Cover Revealed

Rotting Christ recently announced that they are releasing their new album, Rituals, on the 12th of February next year. Today, they are sharing the tracklist, cover as well as one of the new songs, "Ἐλθὲ Κύριε (Elthe Kyrie)." It translates to "Come Lord" and is based on a theatrical work from ancient Greece. The track can be streamed on a number of official Season of Mist partner sites, for example here or over here.

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Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 09.12.2015 by Netzach | Comments (18)


Rotting Christ - Share New Album Title, Release Date

After releasing their first ever live album, Lucifer Over Athens, Greek melodic black metallers Rotting Christ have released a bit of information about their upcoming 2016 release. The album is to be titled Rituals and is due for a February 12th release. More information is expected soon according to the band's Facebook page. For now, the record is being described as their "darkest esoteric release ever."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Rotting Christ
Posted: 15.10.2015 by Netzach | Comments (5)