The new year is still fresh, so what better moment than this one to reflect on some old metal for a change. Old? ’90s are old? Well, yeah, if you look at the rapid-fire development all things metal took since then. We sure show a totally different landscape today, if compared to all these years ago. And for sure again if you look at the style changes Rotting Christ took over the years to the present day. Triarchy of the Lost Lovers really took a fresh look at things and delivered powerfully well.
In essence, 1996 was a year of turning points of sorts!
This was the year where the mad cow hit the UK. Osama was still very active and a felt gazillion of black churches were burnt in the South of the US. 1996 was also the year that gave new direction to the Greek outfit Rotting Christ from thrashing malevolence to a more accessible doomish, kind of dreamy, but still grand Melodic Black Metal style. [...]