Rotting Christ were making what appeared to be their first appearance over at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, and this found them allied with Immolation, Belphegor and Averse Sefira as well. Truly this was a Dark Metal night that was second to none. We made sure to be present for all of the bands and those readers who want to learn more can keep scrolling past the logo to be brought to our article. Photos and comments on all are available for your indulgence.
Artist: Rotting Christ
Venue: B.B. King Blues Club (New York, NY)
Opener: Immolation, Averse Sefira, Belfegor
Label: Season Of Mist Records
Presenting the “Lucifer Over America” tour and what a befitting title it would be for an event that brought together two different continents worth of some of the heaviest and most interesting bands that currently are trampling over the fans of the Black Metal scene. The show was to be headlined by Athens’s Greece underground Metal icons Rotting Christ with direct support from New York’s own Immolation and kicking the whole affair off would be Belphegor and Averse Sefira. The amount of talent on this one made the room attendance be at a considerably high amount very early on so no one would miss the crushing levels of darkness that would be hitting them. I went into this one with very limited background on Rotting Christ outside of knowing they are somewhat legendary in the underground scene and are perhaps the first such a band to come out of their region of the world. It was only through samples that I had heard their songs and while listed as a Black Metal act felt they were something far different. Averse Sefira would be the first band up and here is what happened in case you missed it.
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