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The Diabolic Serenades

Ancient Rites

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
1994
Catalog ID:
MID 004
Version desc.:
Limited edition
Label:
Midian Creations
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Limitation:
1300 copies
Reviews:
3 reviews (avg. 81%)
Side A
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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Side B
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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Original line-up
Band members
Gunther Theys Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2-12), Bass
Walter van Cortenberg Songwriting (tracks 2-12), Drums
Bart Vandereycken Songwriting (tracks 2-12), Guitars
Guest/Session
Louis Jans Songwriting (track 1), Lyrics (track 1), Keyboards
Miscellaneous staff
Louis Jans Engineering
Additional line-up
Miscellaneous staff
Kris Verwimp Cover art
Original line-up
Gunther Theys Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 2-12), Bass
Walter van Cortenberg Songwriting (tracks 2-12), Drums
Bart Vandereycken Songwriting (tracks 2-12), Guitars
Original line-up
Louis Jans Songwriting (track 1), Lyrics (track 1), Keyboards
Original line-up
Louis Jans Engineering
Additional line-up
Kris Verwimp Cover art
Read Intolerant 82% Felix 1666 August 22nd, 2015
Read goat worship pure 75% LeastWorstOption December 4th, 2014
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.

First press: marbled red vinyl with poster (300), black (700)
Second press: black (300)

Recording information:

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

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Added on: 2014-06-12 15:15:05 Last modified on: 2016-04-17 07:50:10