The Skinny: Black metal masters Rottign Christ have debuted the title track off of their forthcoming album, Κata Τon Daimona Εaytoy (“Do What Thou Wilt”). “Kata Ton Daimona Eaftou” is streaming now via SoundCloud – check out the player below! Κata Τon Daimona Εaytoy (“Do What Thou Wilt”) is set for a North American release on March 5th.
Κata Τon Daimona Εaytoy (“Do What Thou Wilt”) personifies the legendary Greek band’s profound and majestic metal, which honors both their Greek heritage as well as ancient cultures worldwide. On Κata Τon Daimona Εaytoy (“Do What Thou Wilt”) Rotting Christ embellish their signature dark metal with Sumerian and Incan poetry and as well as flourishes from Romanian folk song, and lyrics inspired by tales of undead Russian water spirits, Voodoo, Zoroastrianism and other sources.
Founder, guitarist, and fontman Sakis Tolis revealed in an interview with Soundshock.com: “I’m very satisfied with this new album. I find It is very important for me to have a unique sound, (Rotting Christ) doesn’t want to sound like anyone else. You are going to read a lot of different lyrics in different languages-strange and ancient languages; it’s something different…”