Top Ancient Rites Albums
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Laguz
Laguz
[2015]
Rvbicon
Rvbicon
[2006]
And the Hordes Stood as One
And the Hordes Stood as One
[2003]
Dim Carcosa
Dim Carcosa
[2001]
The First Decade 1989 - 1999
The First Decade 1989 - 1999
[1999]
Fatherland
Fatherland
[1998]
Blasfemia Eternal
Blasfemia Eternal
[1996]
The Diabolic Serenades (Bonus Track Version)
The Diabolic Serenades (Bonus Track Version)
[1994]
Related Information for Ancient Rites
Ancient Rites is a Belgian black metal (old) / folk metal (recent) band formed in 1988. Initially, the line- up consisted of guitar players Johan and Phillip, drummer Stefan, and Gunther Theys on bass and vocals. In 1990 the Dark Ritual demo was released in the underground scene, getting worldwide attention just as black metal was gaining importance in the metal scene. Soon after the release of this demo Phillip died in a car crash and not long after, Stefan committed suicide. However painful this episode was to the band, they decided to continue and Stefan's position was taken by his drum roadie Walter Van Cortenberg.As Johan then decided to leave the music scene, the band found replacements for both him and Phillip in guitar p... read more