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Ancient Rites

Country of origin:
Belgium
Location:
Diest, Flemish Brabant
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1988
Genre:
Black/Thrash Metal, Folk/Viking Metal
Themes:
Satanism (early); Paganism, European history/heritage (later)
Current label:
Massacre Records
Years active:
1988-present
Contact: [email protected]

Ancient Rites formed in 1988. A drummer joined that same year; however, his name is forgotten/unknown.

Compilation appearances:
- "From Beyond the Grave" on Morbid Noise - International Thrash Death Metal Compilation: Abomination 3‎ (label unknown, 1989)
- "From Beyond the Grave" on Deadly Hate (Hate Productions, early '90s, cassette)
- "Fallen Angel" on ...
Current
Gunther Theys Bass (1988-2004, 2014-present), Vocals (1988-present)
See also: ex-Lion's Pride, ex-Iron Clad, ex-Danse Macabre, ex-Addix, ex-Capital Scum, ex-Necrophilia, ex-No Survivors, ex-Nuclear Domination, ex-Subversion
Erik Sprooten Guitars (1996-present)
See also: ex-Inquisitor
Jory Hogeveen Guitars (2019-present)
See also: Deathisfaction, Gizåh, Hordearii, Shinigami, ex-Tribal Spirits
Patrick Bass (2022-present)
See also: Deathisfaction
John Berry Drums (2022-present)
See also: Burial Ground, Nocturnal, Slaughter Messiah, ex-Gae Bolga, ex-Sacrilegious Rite, ex-Powerstone, ex-Goat Torment (live)
Past
Guido (R.I.P.) Guitars
Wattie Bass (1988-1989)
Philip Bollengier (R.I.P. 1990) Guitars (1988-1990)
Stefan Bernar (R.I.P.) Drums (1989-1990)
Johan Vrancken Guitars (1989-1990)
Walter van Cortenberg (R.I.P. 2021) Drums (1991-2021)
Bart Vandereycken Guitars (1991-1996, 2003-2007)
Franky Guitars (1991)
Pascal Guitars (1991-1993)
Raf Jansen Guitars (1996-1997, 2005-2006)
See also: Ahráyeph, Trans World Tribe
Jan "Örkki" Yrlund Guitars (1997-2003)
See also: Imperia, Prestige, Satyrian, ex-Danse Macabre, ex-Angel, ex-BoobyTrap, ex-Claymore, ex-Lacrimosa, ex-Sinmasters, ex-Two Witches
Domingo Smets Keyboards (1999-2001), Bass (2005-2007), Guitars (2007-2015)
See also: Elusion, Persephone's Blade, ex-Gracefallen, ex-Lion's Pride, Red Nucleus, ex-Agathocles, ex-Renaissance
Davy Wouters Keyboards (2001-2009, 2011-?)
See also: ex-Oblivion, ex-Danse Macabre
Thomas Cochrane Guitars (2015-2019)
See also: Dystopia, Vetrar Draugurinn, Hologram Earth, Transient State, ex-Airborne Kid
Current (Live)
John Berry Drums (2022-present)
See also: Burial Ground, Nocturnal, Slaughter Messiah, ex-Gae Bolga, ex-Sacrilegious Rite, ex-Powerstone, ex-Goat Torment (live)
Past (Live)
Raf Corten Keyboards
See also: ex-Danse Macabre
Mike Verhoeven Guitars (1996)
See also: Pentacle
Chris Gamble Unknown (1996)
See also: Blood Storm, ex-Goreaphobia, ex-Absu (live)
Gunther Theys Bass (1988-2004, 2014-present), Vocals (1988-present)
See also: ex-Lion's Pride, ex-Iron Clad, ex-Danse Macabre, ex-Addix, ex-Capital Scum, ex-Necrophilia, ex-No Survivors, ex-Nuclear Domination, ex-Subversion
Erik Sprooten Guitars (1996-present)
See also: ex-Inquisitor
Jory Hogeveen Guitars (2019-present)
See also: Deathisfaction, Gizåh, Hordearii, Shinigami, ex-Tribal Spirits
Patrick Bass (2022-present)
See also: Deathisfaction
John Berry Drums (2022-present)
See also: Burial Ground, Nocturnal, Slaughter Messiah, ex-Gae Bolga, ex-Sacrilegious Rite, ex-Powerstone, ex-Goat Torment (live)
Guido (R.I.P.) Guitars
Wattie Bass (1988-1989)
Philip Bollengier (R.I.P. 1990) Guitars (1988-1990)
Stefan Bernar (R.I.P.) Drums (1989-1990)
Johan Vrancken Guitars (1989-1990)
Walter van Cortenberg (R.I.P. 2021) Drums (1991-2021)
Bart Vandereycken Guitars (1991-1996, 2003-2007)
Franky Guitars (1991)
Pascal Guitars (1991-1993)
Raf Jansen Guitars (1996-1997, 2005-2006)
See also: Ahráyeph, Trans World Tribe
Jan "Örkki" Yrlund Guitars (1997-2003)
See also: Imperia, Prestige, Satyrian, ex-Danse Macabre, ex-Angel, ex-BoobyTrap, ex-Claymore, ex-Lacrimosa, ex-Sinmasters, ex-Two Witches
Domingo Smets Keyboards (1999-2001), Bass (2005-2007), Guitars (2007-2015)
See also: Elusion, Persephone's Blade, ex-Gracefallen, ex-Lion's Pride, Red Nucleus, ex-Agathocles, ex-Renaissance
Davy Wouters Keyboards (2001-2009, 2011-?)
See also: ex-Oblivion, ex-Danse Macabre
Thomas Cochrane Guitars (2015-2019)
See also: Dystopia, Vetrar Draugurinn, Hologram Earth, Transient State, ex-Airborne Kid
Current
John Berry Drums (2022-present)
See also: Burial Ground, Nocturnal, Slaughter Messiah, ex-Gae Bolga, ex-Sacrilegious Rite, ex-Powerstone, ex-Goat Torment (live)
Past
Raf Corten Keyboards
See also: ex-Danse Macabre
Mike Verhoeven Guitars (1996)
See also: Pentacle
Chris Gamble Unknown (1996)
See also: Blood Storm, ex-Goreaphobia, ex-Absu (live)
Added by: Esoteric Modified by: VladimirCokorilo
Added on: 2002-07-11 22:09:24 Last modified on: 2023-06-09 15:04:54