Ancient Rites

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Dark Ritual (demo) (1990)
Dark Ritual (demo) 1. Intro (Dark Ritual) 1:07
2. Eternal Blasphemy 3:06
3. Fallen Angel 4:03
4. From Beyond The Grave 4:29
5. Not Anymore 2:57
6. Tribute To Insanity (Outro) 0:31
total time16:13


7.8 / 10 (6 votes)

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Evil Prevails (ep) (1992)
Evil Prevails (ep) 1. Götterdämmerung 1:55
2. Longing for the Ancient Kingdom 3:19
3. Obscurity Reigns - Fields of Flanders 2:16
4. Evil Prevails 4:03
5. Black Plague 3:07
total time15 min


8.3 / 10 (6 votes)

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Split with Renaissance (ep) (1992)
Split with Renaissance (ep) 1. Longing for the Ancient Kingdom II 3:37Ancient Rites
2. Windows 7:36Renaissance - Counterparts
total time11:13


10.0 / 10 (1 vote)

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Split with Uncanny (ep) (1992)
Split with Uncanny (ep) 1. Ceased from Reality 3:34Uncanny
2. Determination to Win 3:06
3. Profligacy of Power 3:50
4. Soul Incest 3:46
5. Why My Intestines? 4:47
6. Brain Access 3:36
7. Götterdämmerung (Intro) 1:57Ancient Rites - Evil Prevails
8. Longing for the Ancient Kingdom 3:25
9. Obscurity Reigns (Fields of Flanders) 2:13
10. Evil Prevails 4:09
11. Black Plague 3:12
total time37:35


10.0 / 10 (1 vote)

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Promo (demo) (1992)
Promo (demo) 1. From Beyond the Grave 4:23
2. Evil Prevails 4:18
3. Obscurity Reigns (Fields of Flanders) 2:16
total time10:57


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Split with Thou Art Lord (ep) (1993)
Split with Thou Art Lord (ep) 1. From Beyond the Grave II 4:11Ancient Rites
2. In Blood We Trust 3:50Thou Art Lord
total time8:01


9.5 / 10 (2 votes)

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Split with Enthroned (ep) (1994)
Split with Enthroned (ep) 1. Longing for the ancient kingdom II 3:54Ancient Rites
2. Scared by darkwinds 6:01Enthroned
total time9:55

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10.0 / 10 (2 votes)

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The Diabolic Serenades (1994)
The Diabolic Serenades 1. (Intro) infant sacrifices to baalberith 1:17
2. Crucifixion justified (roman supremacy) 3:55
3. Satanic rejoice 3:55
4. Obscurity reigns (fields of flanders) 2:28
5. Death messiah 2:38
6. Land of frost & despair 4:44
7. Ussyrian empire 3:32
8. Longing for the ancient kingdom 3:44
9. Morbid glory (gilles de rais 1404-1440) 3:38
10. Ritual slayings (goat worship pure) 3:53
11. Evil prevails 4:26
12. Last rites / echoes of melancholy (outro) 0:34
13. From Beyond the Grave II 4:20bonus
total time43:00

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7.2 / 10 (41 votes)

2 reviews
Blasfemia Eternal (1996)
Blasfemia Eternal 1. Blasfemia eternal 0:30
2. Total misanthropia 4:19
3. Garden of delights (eva) 4:03
4. Quest for blood (le vampire) 3:47
5. Blood of christ (mohammed wept) 3:59
6. Epebos aionia 3:51
7. (Het verdronken land van) saeftinge 4:49
8. Shades of eternal battlefields (our empire fell) 4:12
9. Vae victis 4:06
10. Fallen angel 2:23
total time36 min

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8.4 / 10 (51 votes)

2 reviews
Fatherland (1998)
Fatherland 1. Avondland 1:25
2. Mother europe 4:39
3. Aris 5:31
4. Fatherland 7:08
5. Season's change (solstice) 5:35
6. 13th of october 1307 3:20
7. Dying in a moment of splendour 7:17
8. Rise and fall (anno satana) 4:58
9. The seducer 3:57
10. Cain 2:09
11. Fallen angel 4:00japanese bonus
12. From Beyond the grave 4:27japanese bonus
total time45:59Japanese 54:26

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8.8 / 10 (75 votes)

6 reviews
The First Decade 1989-1999 (1999)
The First Decade 1989-1999 1. From Beyond The Gave ('90 demo) 4:26
2. Infant Sacrifices To Baalberith ('94) 1:19
3. Death Messiah ('94) 2:37
4. Longing For The Ancient Kingdom ('94) 3:45
5. Land Of Frost And Despair ('94) 4:43
6. Evil Prevails ('94) 4:26
7. Last Rites / Echoes Of Melancholy ('94) 0:34
8. Total Misanthropia ('96) 4:21
9. Blood Of Christ (Mohammed Wept) (96) 4:01
10. Fallen Angel (Outro) ('96) 2:16
11. (Het Verdronken Land Van) Saeftinge ('96) 4:50
12. Quest For Blood (Le Vampire) ('96) 3:47
13. Avondland ('98) 1:25
14. Mother Europe ('98) 4:39
15. Aris ('98) 5:31
16. Season's Change ('98) 5:35
17. Fatherland ('98) 7:07
18. Cain ('98) 2:08
total time67:30

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8.8 / 10 (12 votes)

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Dim Carcosa (2001)
Dim Carcosa 1. The return 3:04
2. Exile (Les Litanies de Satan) 3:43
3. Victory or Valhalla (Last man Standing) 4:17
4. ...And The Horns Called For War 4:14
5. North Sea 6:29
6. GötterDämmerung (Twilight of the Gods) 4:30
7. (Ode to Ancient) Europe 4:14
8. Remembrance 1:58
9. Lindisfarne (Anno 793) 5:00
10. On Golden Fields (De Leeuwen Dansen) 5:36
11. Dim Carcosa 3:14
total time46:19

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8.9 / 10 (85 votes)

6 reviews
And The Hordes Stood As One (2003)
And The Hordes Stood As One 1. The return 3:12Live `Club Biebob` Vosselaar, Belgium; 14.06.2002
2. Exile (les litanies de Satan) 3:49
3. Victory or Valhalla (last man standing) 4:16
4. Total misanthropia 4:36
5. Aris 5:50
6. And the horns called for war 4:20
7. North sea 6:28
8. Blood of christ 4:02
9. Longing for the ancient kingdom 3:40
10. Götterdämmerung (twilight of the gods) 2:03
11. Ode to ancient Europa 9:27
12. (het verdronken land van) Saeftinge 4:55
13. On golden fields (de leeuwen dansen) 9:48
14. Mother Europe 5:25
15. Evil prevails 2:48
16. Fatherland 8:13
total time82:52

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9.4 / 10 (16 votes)

1 review
Rvbicon (2006)
Rvbicon 1. Crvsade 1:44
2. Templar 5:34
3. Mithras 4:12
4. Thermopylae 4:31
5. Rvbicon 4:56
6. Invictvs 4:55
7. Ypres 6:05
8. Galilean 4:02
9. Chervscan 4:01
10. Brabantia 5:51
total time45:51

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8.9 / 10 (19 votes)

1 review
Laguz (2015)
Laguz 1. Golden Path To Samarkand 1:47
2. Carthago Delenda Est 5:29
3. Under The Sign Of Lagoz 5:17
4. Von Gott Entfernt (Bij Nacht En Ontij) 4:57
5. Apostata (Imperator Fidelis) 6:07
6. Legio V Alaudae (Fifth Larks Legion) 5:06
7. Mind Unconquered 4:13
8. Umbra Sumus (We Are Shadows) 5:59
9. Frankenland 4:15
10. Fatum (Ill Fate/Noodlot) 2:44
total time45:54

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7.0 / 10 (2 votes)

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Compilations
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A Sangre Y Fuego #1
A Sangre Y Fuego #1

A Sangre Y Fuego #11
A Sangre Y Fuego #11

Black Legions Compilation
Black Legions Compilation

Ceremonial Hymns
Ceremonial Hymns

Internal Dislocation III
Internal Dislocation III

Teach Your Soul With Fire
Teach Your Soul With Fire

1993

Whispering Violence
Whispering Violence

1996

Extreme Rock 'n' Roll Series Vol. 1
Extreme Rock 'n' Roll Series Vol. 1

1998

Feuersturm Volume II: The Ultimate Storm
Feuersturm Volume II: The Ultimate Storm

Hard Rock Extreme N°5
Hard Rock Extreme N°5

1999

Blackend IV
Blackend IV

Rock Sound SP - Especial Black Metal
Rock Sound SP - Especial Black Metal

2001

Goimusic - Sampler I
Goimusic - Sampler I

Ablaze Jun-Jul 2001 (nr 37)
Ablaze Jun-Jul 2001 (nr 37)

Soundcheck #46
Soundcheck #46

Hard Rock #52
Hard Rock #52

Mystic Art Vol. 15
Mystic Art Vol. 15

Dynamit Vol. 27
Dynamit Vol. 27

2015

Legacy #95
Legacy #95

Rock Tribune 142
Rock Tribune 142



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> Formed in 1989 in Diest, Belgium
> Members are:
Gunther Theys - vocals (since 1989) - also in Danse Macabre and Lion's Pride
Eric Sprooten - guitars (since 1997) - was in Inquisitor
Walter van Cortenberg - drums (since 1990)
Davy Wouters - keyboards (since 2001) - also in Danse Macabre and Oblivion
Bart Vandereycken - guitars (1990-1996, since 2003)
> Previous members:
Jan "Örkki" Yrlund - guitars (1997-2003) - now in Danse Macabre, was in Prestige and Two Witches
Domingo Smets - keyboards (-2001) - now in Agathocles and Renaissance
Pascal - guitars (1990)
Stefan - drums (1989-1990)
Philip - guitars (1989-1990)
Wattie - Bass (1989)
Johan - guitars (1989-1990)
> Session musicians:
Ciara - vocals on "Dim Carcosa" - also plays in Danse Macabre
Luis Jans - keyboards
Oliver Phillips - keyboards on "Fatherland" and "Dim Carosa" - plays in Danse Macabre and Everon
Mika Luttinen - vocals on "Fatherland" - plays in Impaled Nazarene, Diabolos Rising / Raism, Hypnos and The Crown
Ellen van Wauwe - flute on "Blasfemia Eternal" and "Fatherland"
Chris - live guitars (1996) - plays in Absu and Bloodstorm
Raphael - live guitars (1996) - plays in Crucifire
Mike - live guitars (1996) - plays in Inquisitor
Blakkheim - live guitars (1996) - plays in Diabolical Masquerade and Katatonia
> Ex-guitarist Philip died in a car accident, ex-drummer Stefan commited suicide
> Coverart of "The Diabolic Serenades" done by Kris Verwimp
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