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Rotting Christ premiered the first track from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’

Rotting Christ premiered the first track from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’

The Greek metal veterans of Rotting Christ are now premiering the very first track taken from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’. The new offering is slated for release on February 15th, 2019 via Season of Mist. The song ”Fire, God and Fear” is now streaming in the form of a lyric video. Frontman Sakis Tolis comments on behalf of [...]

November 29, 2018 Elsa Marques News 0

Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

The first Friday of November (2.11.2018) brought the belated Halloween horror to one of Copenhagen venues, Pumpehuset. Together with Live Nation the club presented the black metal monsters, Watain, supported by two other extreme metal acts – Rotting Christ and Profanatica. The evening started quite early for the metal fans, with Profanatica hitting the stage [...]

November 8, 2018 Kasper Pasinski Concerts Comments Off on Report: Watain + Rotting Christ + Profanatica @ Pumpehuset, Copenhagen

Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

On the night of February 9th a portal between our world and many other unearthly and spiritual realms was opened by Ritos Nocturnos. Its location: Hard Club, Porto, at 21:00. This sold out night, was all about music, rituals, specters, frightening growls, mantras and evil spirits. The first moments of this night were immersed in [...]

February 14, 2018 Rita Limede Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Hard Club, Porto

Preview: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Portugal

Preview: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Portugal

This February will be extreme, dark and uncanny. Brought by the Promoter Ritos Nocturnos (or Nocturnal Rites, the perfect promoter to gift us with this tour), the black metal monsters Carach Angren (Netherlands) and Rotting Christ (Greece) will haunt the stages of Porto (Hard Club, February 9th) and Lisbon (RCA Club, February 10th). Albeit both [...]

January 23, 2018 Rita Limede Previews Comments Off on Preview: Rotting Christ + Carach Angren + Svart Crown @ Portugal

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

Due to the unique logistics of the WGT festival, where events are happening simultaneously in different parts of the city, an educated selection of certain event per day was made in order to make a complete report of that specific daily event. The events were chosen according to the spirit that moves this webzine. Day [...]

June 23, 2017 João Osório Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: Wave Gotik Treffen 2017

TOP 20 – 2016: The Staff’s Choices – Daniel Lemminkainen

TOP 20 – 2016: The Staff’s Choices – Daniel Lemminkainen

With 2016 coming to its end, its time to choose the best albums of the year. These are the choices of Daniel Lemminkainen: 1 – Avantasia – Ghostlights 2 – Moonsorrow – Jumalten Aika 3 – Finsterforst – #YOLO 4 – Amon Amarth – Jomsviking 5 – Asphyx – Incoming Death 6 – Rotting Christ [...]

December 27, 2016 Daniel Lemminkainen Tops Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2016: The Staff’s Choices – Daniel Lemminkainen

Report: SMSF – Santa Maria Sumer Fest 2016

Report: SMSF – Santa Maria Sumer Fest 2016

In the heart of Alentejo, arose in a new venue the 7th edition of SMSF – Santa Maria Summer Fest, in Beja. 3 days of extreme music, some other exotic and different events, but all with one thing in common: diversity and a long wish to triumph. Day 1 The band who had the honors [...]

June 25, 2016 Rita Limede Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Report: SMSF – Santa Maria Sumer Fest 2016

ROTTING CHRIST release new lyric video

ROTTING CHRIST release new lyric video

Greek black metal act ROTTING CHRIST have a unveiled a new lyric video for the track “Les Liatnies de Satan”, which is available bellow. This track is a part of their most recent album, “Rituals”, released earlier this year via Season of Mist. [...]

April 7, 2016 Rita Limede News Comments Off on ROTTING CHRIST release new lyric video

PREVIEW: Karmøygeddon 2016

PREVIEW: Karmøygeddon 2016

Karmøygeddon team organizes several club concerts and two festivals per year: Karmøygeddon (April) and Karmøygeddon Arctic (October) Karmøygeddon Metal Festival 2016 will be held on April 28-30 in Kopervik, Norway. With a pretty luxurious lineup, there is no surprise that organizers already announced that the tickets sales for the festival already surpassed the previous editions. [...]

March 29, 2016 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on PREVIEW: Karmøygeddon 2016

MELECHESH launches new lyric video

MELECHESH launches new lyric video

Pioneers of Sumerian thrashing black metal, Melechesh, have released the lyric video for the brand new song “Multiple Truths”. The song comes off the band’s upcoming album, Enki. The lyric video was produced by gifted artist and director Tommy Antonini. Melechesh recently revealed the names of the guest musicians that have contributed to the band’s [...]

December 23, 2014 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on MELECHESH launches new lyric video

ROTTING CHRIST confirm more european dates

ROTTING CHRIST confirm more european dates

The Greeks dark metal veterans ROTTING CHRIST will hit the road together with super group TWILIGHT OF THE GODS on October 16th, having bands like NEGURĂ BUNGET and other groups as support acts. The tour will travel through Europe to end on November 5th. The first announced gigs have already been confirmed. More tour dates will be announced soon. [...]

August 29, 2013 Lucifer News Comments Off on ROTTING CHRIST confirm more european dates

VAGOS Open Air announce new bands

VAGOS Open Air announce new bands

Vagos Open Air have announced 2 new bands to appear at this year’s edition. Well known Finnish Power Metal Sonata Arctica, and Portuguese Industrial Metal act Bizarra Locomotiva. The other bands already confirmed are the following: TESTAMENT | US | http://www.testamentlegions.com/ SAXON | UK | http://www.saxon747.com/ ICED EARTH | US | http://www.icedearth.com/ MOONSORROW | Fin | http://www.moonsorrow.com/ ROTTING CHRIST | Gre | http://www.rotting-christ.com/ LACUNA COIL | [...]

May 17, 2013 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on VAGOS Open Air announce new bands

VAGOS Open Air announces more bands

VAGOS Open Air announces more bands

Once more, the Vagos Open Air organizers have announced new additions to this year’s band line-up. The new bands are the Thrash metal legends Testament, Greek Rotting Christ, and the Portuguese oldschool Power/Thrash Metal band WEB. Already confirmed are the following acts: TESTAMENT | US | http://www.testamentlegions.com/ SAXON | UK | http://www.saxon747.com/ ICED EARTH | US | http://www.icedearth.com/ MOONSORROW | Fin | http://www.moonsorrow.com/ ROTTING [...]

April 5, 2013 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on VAGOS Open Air announces more bands