Sunday, January 11, 2015

Massacre Records signs Ancient Rites

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ANCIENT RITES sign with Massacre Records!

The quartet hailing from Belgium and the Netherlands was formed back in the 80's, being one of the first bands to play metal with occult and historically inspired lyrics when the metal scene back then was dominated by glam and alternative music.

During the band's history, ANCIENT RITES overcame several blows of fate, including band members passing away or bad experiences with promoters and labels. But all this didn't stop the band from continuing their journey!

The band's upcoming sixth studio album "Laguz" marks a new chapter in the band's history.

It's an invitation to enter long forgotten worlds through dark/historical lyrics and music that combines fierce metal with classical orchestrations.

ANCIENT RITES' new album is set to be released in late February 2015 via Massacre Records!

» Live Dates
• 30.05.2015 BE Genk - Rondpunt 26
• 14.-16.08.2015 FR Saint-Nolff - Motorcultor Festival

» Line-up
Gunther Theys - Vocals
Erik Sprooten - Guitars
Domingo Smets - Guitars
Walter Van Cortenberg - Drums

» Links
http://www.ancientrites.be
http://www.facebook.com/ancientrites
http://twitter.com/ancientrites
http://open.spotify.com/artist/0okB1HEJFLD98VkNzLtTBJ

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