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The Diabolic Serenades

Ancient Rites

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
November 1st, 1994
Label:
After Dark
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)
Magus Wampyr Daoloth Keyboards, Organ (Track 13)
Miscellaneous staff
Kris Verwimp Cover art (LP version)
Louis Jans Engineering
Gunther Theys Bass, Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2-12)
Walter Van Cortenberg Drums
Bart Vandereycken Guitars
Louis Jans Keyboards, Lyrics (track 1)
Magus Wampyr Daoloth Keyboards, Organ (Track 13)
Kris Verwimp Cover art (LP version)
Louis Jans Engineering
Read Blackened, syrup-gory... 85% Byrgan August 26th, 2010
Recorded at Studio 20, Tienen.
Tracks 4, 8 and 11 are re-recordings of songs from the 1992 "Evil Prevails" EP.

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


Pressing info

CD - After Dark - (1994 / After Dark.001)

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).
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