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The Diabolic Serenades

Ancient Rites

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
November 1st, 1994
Catalog ID:
After Dark 001
Version desc.:
First press, no barcode
Label:
After Dark
Format:
CD
Reviews:
1 review (avg. 85%)
1. (Intro) Infant Sacrifices to Baalberith 01:16   instrumental
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2. Crucifixion Justified (Roman Supremacy) 03:55   Show lyrics
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3. Satanic Rejoice 03:56   Show lyrics
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4. Obscurity Reigns (Fields of Flanders) 02:29   Show lyrics
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5. Death Messiah 02:38   Show lyrics
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6. Land of Frost & Despair 04:45   Show lyrics
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7. Assyrian Empire 03:34   Show lyrics
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8. Longing for the Ancient Kingdom 03:46   Show lyrics
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9. Morbid Glory (Gilles de Rais 1404-1440) 03:36   Show lyrics
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10. Ritual Slayings (Goat Worship Pure) 03:53  
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11. Evil Prevails 04:28   Show lyrics
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12. Last Rites / Echoes of Melancholy (Outro) 00:33   instrumental
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Band members
Gunther Theys Bass, Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2-12)
Walter Van Cortenberg Drums
Bart Vandereycken Guitars
Guest/Session
Louis Jans Keyboards, Lyrics (track 1)
Miscellaneous staff
Louis Jans Engineering
Gunther Theys Bass, Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2-12)
Walter Van Cortenberg Drums
Bart Vandereycken Guitars
Louis Jans Keyboards, Lyrics (track 1)
Louis Jans Engineering
Read Blackened, syrup-gory... 85% Byrgan August 26th, 2010

All music by Walter Van Cortenberg and Bart Vandereycken, except track 1 by Louis Jans. All lyrics by Gunther Theys.

CD is printed on black and white, no red text. No barcode.



Pressing info

LP - Midian Creations - (1994 / MID 004)
Limited to 1000 copies (first 300 on marbled red vinyl and including a poster), bottom cover.
Second press LP limited to 300 copies.

Tape - Morbid Noizz Productions - (1994 / 012)

CD - Mascot Records - (1996 / M 7018 2)
Includes a bonus track:
13. From Beyond the Grave, Part 2 [4:20]
Recorded at Storm studio, Athens (Greece) and remastered at Tapeless studio, Amsterdam (Netherlands).

Recording information:

Recorded at Studio 20, Tienen.
Tracks 4, 8 and 11 are re-recordings of songs from the 1992 "Evil Prevails" EP.

Identifiers:

Matrix code: INTER SERVICE PRESS CD/AD 001 01$

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