ROTTING CHRIST Frontman Featured In New Video Interview - "The New Album Might Be Our Darkest Album Ever"
January 1, 2013, 2 years ago
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ROTTING CHRIST frontman Sakis Tolis is featured in a new interview with Asif Salam at SoundShock.com, conducted on December 19th in London, England. Check it out below:
Rotting Christ will release their new album, Kata Ton Daimona Eaytoy, on March 1st in Europe and the 5th in North America via Season of Mist. The title means means Do What Thou Wilt and according to the infamous English occultist Aleister Crowley (1875–1947) this "shall be the whole of the law" of the coming Æon of Horus.
Fans can download a full song from the album for free right now! All you need to do is go to Season-of-mist.com, enter your email address in the widget and follow the guidelines. You will receive an email with a link to download 'In Yumen – Xibalba', the opening track from Kata Ton Daimona Eaytoy.
The track is streaming below:
According to a press release, "the principle of Do What Thou Wilt is the threat leading through this amazing album, which is inspired by ancient cultures around the globe. Rotting Christ employ poetry from the Sumerians and Incas as well as a Romanian folk song, the tale of an undead Russian water spirit, Voodoo, Zoroastrianism and other sources."
The album, mixed by Jens Borgen (AMON AMARTH, PARADISE LOST, KATATONIA, OPETH), features the following tracks:
'P'unchaw kachun- Tuta kachun'
'Grandis Spiritus Diavolos'
'Kata Ton Daimona Eaytoy'
'Cine iubeste si lasa'
'Ahura Mazd?-A?ra Mainiuu
Welcome To Hel' (bonus track vinyl and box; see photo above)
About the album, leader Sakis Tolis told Greece's Rock Overdose: "It's definitely something refreshed. We have proved all these years that the reason we release an album is because we have to say something new to the world. Otherwise our discography would be over long time ago. So we are dealing with a Rotting Christ album that will bring the band at least one step forward in terms of composition and always faithfully within the limits of Rotting Christ."
Rotting Christ line-up
Sakis Tolis: vocals, guitars, bass
Themis Tolis: drums
Read the entire interview here.
(Sakis Tolis live photo on Barge To Hell by Charlene Tupper)