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Rotting Christ announce new album, premiere song

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 9:58 AM PT / 2,845 views

Official press release: Greek metal masters Rotting Christ have announced details surrounding their new full-length, Rituals. Rituals, the bands twelfth studio album, will be released by Season of Mist worldwide on Feb. 12. The album is available across several CD and LP formats, and pre-orders are available now at the Season of E-Shop. Rotting Christ are streaming the first new track from Rituals, titled "Elthes Kyrie" at Stereokiller. Regarding the new track, Rotting Christ founder Sakis Tolis comments: "Dear friends, we now present the first creation of our forthcoming album 'Rituals' to you. It is not an easy task to pick only one song to represent a whole album as diverse as this, but as this has to suffice for the time being, the choice fell on "Elthe Kyrie". "Elthe Kyrie" translates as 'Come Lord' and was influenced by the tragic ancient Greek poet Euripides and more specifically his creation 'Bakxais'. This pure bacchanalian play refers to the coming of the new god." Sakis continues: "The ritualistic atmosphere of this historical theater-drama influenced us lyrically as well as musically, and resulted in this song. There only remains one thing, which is us taking you on a mystical journey into ancient Greek bacchanalian occultism. The female guest vocals are courtesy of the fabulous Danai Katsameni, an actress of the National Hellenic Theater." The track list for Rituals can be found below. 01. In Nomine Dei Nostri 02. Ze Nigmar 03. Elthe Kyrie 04. Apage Satana 05. Les Litanies De Satan (Fleurs du mal) 06. For A Voice Like Thunder 07. Komx Om Pax 08. Devadevam 09. Thou Thanatou 10. The Four Horsemen

16 comments


anonymous 12/9/2015 10:06:51 AM

First


anonymous 12/9/2015 11:38:47 AM

didnt black dahlia name an album this?


anonymous 12/9/2015 4:24:03 PM

^^ who cares dickface


anonymous 12/9/2015 6:54:40 PM

yo the beginning of that song was annoying but the rest was cool, i'm excited for this. I'LL DARE TO SHOW POSITIVE EXCITEMENT ON LAMBGOAT. I AM THE 1%


anonymous 12/9/2015 7:47:57 PM

^^ Moderators - track his IP address and ban him. Scum.


BULLETHEAD 12/10/2015 12:00:43 AM

this rules so much


anonymous 12/10/2015 1:43:41 AM

Kratos approved


anonymous 12/10/2015 4:10:31 AM

Greek wraps with feta cheese


anonymous 12/10/2015 5:55:04 AM

Guys who live in their mother's basement and threaten to kill her pets are stoked.


anonymous 12/10/2015 10:11:29 AM

Black Dahlia Murder did it better. Suck it kvlt nerds!


anonymous 12/10/2015 12:53:43 PM

Dave Mustaine is not stoked!


anonymous 12/10/2015 3:47:33 PM

fck: BULLS HAWKS KNICKS PACERS MAGIC PISTONS RAPTORS HORNETS


anonymous 12/10/2015 8:55:42 PM

Post emo cry babies listen to black dahlia.


anonymous 12/10/2015 8:56:08 PM

This rips! I'm stoked.


anonymous 12/11/2015 7:17:25 AM

production is a joke


anonymous 12/12/2015 12:49:26 PM

dang it, I read it to fast, thought it said Rotting Out and I clicked it.





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