Rotting Christ – The Heretics (2019) – Review

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I just checked the YouTube echo chamber. It had to do with The Heretics of Rotting Christ, their latest 2019 full-length epic.

In the midst of the fawning by the usual fanboys and girls at work, I found one guy. And he or she depicted a small file tree, where all of those tracks on this new record got classified as ‘bad songs’.

Woe, someone had the courage to enter a negative remark into the usual virulent strings of YouTube commenting prowess. Something that we do not see too often, but smartly done with a picture.

Yet still, that

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Rotting Christ – Rituals (2016) – Review

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The Greek act Rotting Christ is one of the outfits most rooted in the Black and Extreme Metal genres. Their ascent to unholy glory really took off with the renowned Triarchy of the Lost Lovers back in 1996. 

Now, before you start throwing eggs at me, there will undoubtedly always be those who will argue that Non-Serviam came first. But I was never overly impressed by this specific record.

And yes, there are other players in the black magick universe from that epoch, too. Especially the more gritty ones from the North that took a liking to burn churches and such. Apart from killing … [...] Click to raid more!

Rotting Christ – Triarchy of The Lost Lovers (1996) – Review

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The new year is still fresh, so what better moment than this one to reflect on some old metal for a change.

Old? The ’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 got us a fresh look at things and delivered powerfully well.

In essence, 1996 was a

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