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Latest news: Wed, Jul 25 2018, ROTTING CHRIST

Latest release: "AEALO"

Release date: Mon, Feb 15 2010

MP3 - ROTTING CHRIST - AEALO - Noctis Era

In celebration of the re-release of the album 'AEALO', Greek metallers ROTTING CHRIST have unveiled a brand new lyric video for the track "Pir Threontai". Watch the video below.

Check out the lyric video at the official Season of Mist Youtube channel here

The cover artwork and album details of ‘AEALO’ can be viewed below

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  1. Aealo
  2. Eon Aenaos
  3. Demonon Vrosis
  4. Noctis Era
  5. dub-sag-ta-ke
  6. Fire Death and Fear
  7. Nekron Iahes...
  8. ...Pir Threontai
  9. Thou Art Lord
  10. Santa Muerte
  11. Orders from the Dead

‘AEALO’ is available in the Season of Mist shop in various formats.

Join ROTTING CHRIST on their official Facebook page.

Biography

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ROTTING CHRIST have reached another peak in their long career that now spans over more than three decades. The Greeks have literally stood the test of time. With a steady core line-up and their well-honed live delivery, ROTTING CHRIST are filling concert halls and reap enthusiastic crowd reactions wherever they go. This demonstration of love from their followers is not just driven by nostalgia as the band has managed to evolve and grow, while staying relevant beyond the classics with their highly acclaimed latest albums such as 'Aealo' (2010), 'Κατά τον δαίμονα εαυτού’ (2013), and 'Rituals' (2016).

With more than 30 years, 12 studio albums, a dozen EPs, singles and split releases, as well as more than 1.250 shows under their belt, it is about high time to take a retrospective look at this band's fascinating musical development by picking a select choice of key tracks covering the many facets of ROTTING CHRIST that have sparkled over the years. With such a massive catalogue such an undertaking will always lead to controversy about certain additions as well as omissions from the final list, but the involvement of frontman Sakis Tolis in this extremely difficult task ensures that the result is at least relevant.

ROTTING CHRIST were founded by Sakis Tolis and his brother Themis in the year 1987. Starting out on a basis of death and grind, the Greeks had already embarked on a darker musical journey by the time their debut full-length ‘Thy Mighty Contract’ (1993) was revealed. On the following seven albums covering a ten-year period from 'Non Serviam' (1994) to 'Sanctus Diavolos' (2004), ROTTING CHRIST steadily defined their own distinct style by experimenting with elements from death, heavy, and gothic metal without betraying their black roots. At the same time, the band went from underground heroes to headliner status. With the highly acclaimed ninth album, 'Theogonia' (2007), the Greek stalwarts added an unmistakable native element to their sound, which has remained with them as a signature trademark ever since. Exploring the mythical legacy of cultures around the globe let to ROTTING CHRIST's massively successful latest release, 'Rituals'. With 'Their Greatest Spells', the Greek metal icons musically revisit their exciting legacy and even contribute a brand new track entitled "I Will Not Serve" to connect their past with the present.

Line-up

Name Instrument
Sakis Tolis vocals, guitar
Themis Tolis drums
Vangelis Karzis bass
George Emmanuel guitar

Releases Season of Mist

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Their Greatest Spells

General information
: Fri, Mar 23 2018
: Fri, Mar 23 2018
: Dark Metal
: SOM453
: available

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Rituals

General information
: Fri, Feb 12 2016
: Fri, Feb 12 2016
: Dark Metal
: SOM374
: available

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Lucifer Over Athens

General information
: Fri, Aug 21 2015
: Fri, Aug 21 2015
: Dark Metal
: SOM353
: available

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KATA TON DAIMONA EAYTOY (Do What Thou Wilt)

General information
: Fri, Mar 01 2013
: Tue, Mar 05 2013
: Dark Metal
: SOM282
: available

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AEALO

General information
: Mon, Feb 15 2010
: Melodic Black Metal
: SOM214
: available

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Non Serviam – A 20 Year Apocryphal Story

General information
: Mon, Feb 23 2009
: Dark Metal
: SOM195
: available

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Theogonia

General information
: Mon, Jan 22 2007
: Melodic Black Metal
: SOM143
: available

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Passage to Arcturo + Non Serviam

General information
: Mon, Jan 23 2006
: Black Metal
: SOM124
: available

Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Fri, Nov 02 2018 DK Copenhagen Byhaven Pumpehuset + Watain + Profanatica
Sat, Nov 03 2018 DE Leipzig Hellraiser + Watain + Profanatica
Sun, Nov 04 2018 PL Warsaw Progresja + Watain + Profanatica
Tue, Nov 06 2018 CZ Prague MeetFactory + Watain + Profanatica
Wed, Nov 07 2018 HU Budapest Barba Negra Music Club + Watain + Profanatica
Fri, Nov 09 2018 DE Munich Backstage + Watain + Profanatica
Sat, Nov 10 2018 CH Zug Chollerhalle + Watain + Profanatica
Sun, Nov 11 2018 IT Trezzo sull 'Adda Live Club + Watain + Profanatica
Mon, Nov 12 2018 DE Colmar Le Grillen + Watain + Profanatica
Wed, Nov 14 2018 ES Barcelona Razzmatazz 2 + Watain + Profanatica
Thu, Nov 15 2018 ES Madrid Chango + Watain + Profanatica
Fri, Nov 16 2018 FR Limoges Centre Culturel John Lennon + Watain + Profanatica
Sat, Nov 17 2018 FR Paris La Trabendo + Watain + Profanatica
Sun, Nov 18 2018 RO Bucharest Metal Gates
Tue, Nov 20 2018 DE Saarbrücken Garage + Watain + Profanatica
Wed, Nov 21 2018 DE Mannheim MS Connexion Complex + Watain + Profanatica
Thu, Nov 22 2018 DE Berlin Astra Kulturhaus + Watain + Profanatica
Fri, Nov 23 2018 BE Antwerpen TRIX + Watain + Profanatica
Sat, Nov 24 2018 DE Bochum Matrix + Watain + Profanatica
Sun, Nov 25 2018 NL Nijmegen Doornroosje + Watain + Profanatica
Sat, May 11 2019 AT Vienna Vienna Metal Meeting
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