Greek Black Metal Band Rotting Christ Releases New Album and Lyric Video

By:  Addie Hayes, Editor/Lead Writer, Regional Music Journal


Rotting Christ are set to release their thirteenth full length studio album, The Heretics, on February 15, 2019.  The album was recorded at Rotting Christ guitarist George Emmanuel’s studio Pentagram and mixed by Jens Borgen, who has worked with Amon Amarth, At The Gates and Arch Enemy to name a few.  Fans can pre-order the album at Season of Mist’s website.

The Heretics by Rotting Christ is scheduled for release on 2/15/19

The album’s track list includes:

Track list:

  1. In The Name of God
  2. Vetry Zlye (Ветры злые)
  3. Heaven and Hell and Fire (click to stream, listen on Spotify)
  4. Hallowed Be Thy Name
  5. Dies Irae
  6. I Believe (ΠΙΣΤΕΥΩ)
  7. Fire God And Fear (click to stream, listen on Spotify)
  8. The Voice of the Universe
  9. The New Messiah
  10. The Raven
  11. The Sons of Hell*

*deluxe edition only

The band recently released a lyric video for the third single from the album, a track titled “The Raven”.  In a recent press release, frontman Sakis Tolis said, “We proudly present to you ‘The Raven’; the third song from our upcoming new album The Heretics. It is the epilogue of the album, and one of our most atmospheric and melodic creations. It’s a tribute to one of America’s most (in)famous writers – Edgar Allan Poe – and more specifically to his influential poem of the same name. Enjoy ‘The Raven’ and see you soon on our heretical path!”

Rotting Christ will be hitting the road in mid-February, with several dates scheduled throughout Europe.

2019 Tour Dates:

02/16/19 – Midwinter Meltdown Festival – Randers, Denmark

03/01/19 – House of Metal Festival – Umea, Sweden

03/09/19 – Bandbar – Chishinau, Moldova

03/10/19 – Undergound – Iasi, Romania

03/15/19 – Patra – Greece

03/16/19 – Stage – Ioannena, Greece

03/29/19 – Nicosia – Diahroniki, Cyprus

04/09/19 – Lord of The Land Festival – Glasgow, Scotland

04/13/19 – Stage – Larissa, Greece

04/27/19 – Stockholm Slaughter – Stockholm, Sweden

05/11/19 – Vienna Metal Meeting – Wienna, Austria

06/21/19 – Road Patrol Bikers Festival – Timisoara, Romania

06/23/19 – Kilkim Zaibu – Varniai, Lithuania

07/06/19 – Chania Rock Fest – Chania, Greece

07/27/19 – Uwolnić Muzykę Festival – Środa Śląska, Poland

08/08/19 – Bloodstock Open Air – Derbyshire, Czech Republic

08/10/19 – Brutal Assault Festival, Jaromer, Czech Republic

08/11/19 – Alcatraz Metal Fest – Kortrijk, Belgium


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