Rites


BALROG – THE SHADOW AND THE FLAME

#CAT: RITE009

Artist: Balrog

Title: The Shadow and the Flame

Format: Cassette

Desc.: Limited to 100 copies

Release Date: August 28th, 2019

Status: Available
 
 
The Shadow and the Flame is a great achievement for the French artist, which managed to offer us one of his best work. An outstanding mixture of catchy melodies and ethereal soundscapes that totally drown the listener into the gloomy and magic world of Tolkien universe.

Limited to 100 copies and comes with a Bandcamp download code (packaged in the cassette).
 


ELFFOR – DRA SAD III (BENEATH THE UPLANDS OF DOOM)

#CAT: RITE008

Artist: Elffor

Title: Dra Sad III (Beneath the Uplands of Doom)

Format: Cassette

Desc.: Limited to 100 copies

Release Date: August 28th, 2019

Status: Available
 
 
The master continues his monumental journey started in 2017 with a new a chapter to the Dra Sad epic tale. Grandiose and heroic medieval dungeon synth!
 


ELFFOR – IMPIOUS BATTLEFILEDS

#CAT: RITE007
Artist: Elffor
Title: Impious Battlefields
Format: Cassette
Desc.: Limited to 100 copies
Release Date: August 28th, 2019
Status: Available
 
 
A new masterpiece! Eöl takes us, once again, to new lands where darkness, heroism and barbarism are conjured through a careful blend of atmospheric and aggressive black metal. The master reached a new level of epicness
 


IFERNACH – WASTOW: THE SORTILEGE OF WINTER


#CAT:
RITE006

Artist: Ifernach

Title: Wastow: The Sortilege of Winter

Format: A5 Digipack CD

Desc.: Limited to 250 copies

Release Date: February 2nd, 2019

Status: Available

 

Ifernach’s new album. 2 new tracks about ancestral mi’kmaq’s legends and mythological characters: Kesik, literally “Winter” & Kluscap, the creator and master of the wilderness. Ticking over 20 minutes, Wastow is the music of lore and frozen might, heroic and bone chilling.

This edition comes in a full colors A5 digipack, and contains the Ifernach’ side of the long sold-out Vestiges gaspésiens split cassette, and 2 unreleases tracks – including a Burzum cover sung in Mi’kmaq – as bonus.

 


ELFFOR – DRA SAD II

#CAT: RITE005

Artist: Elffor

Title: Dra Sad II

Format: Cassette

Desc.: Limited to 100 copies

Release Date: September 15th,2018

Status: Sold Out

 

For the very first time, Elffor is released in cassette format. For this occasion, in conjunction with the maestro himself, it has been decided to reissue his last two masterpieces. An exceptional heroic, epic and medieval Dungeon Synth / Ambient Black Metal album.

 


ELFFOR – DRA SAD

#CAT: RITE004

Artist: Elffor

Title: Dra Sad

Format: Cassette

Desc.: Limited to 100 copies

Release Date: September 15th, 2018

Status: Sold Out

 

For the very first time, Elffor is released in cassette format. For this occasion, in conjunction with the maestro himself, it has been decided to reissue his last two masterpieces. An exceptional heroic, epic and medieval Dungeon Synth / Ambient Black Metal album.

 


IFERNACH – GAQTAQAIAQ

#CAT: RITE003

Artist: Ifernach

Title: Gaqtaqaiaq

Format: CD

Desc.: Standard Jewel Case including a 12 pages booklet, colors

Release Date: March 28th, 2018

Status: Available

 

Ifernach has returned with its new album « Gaqtaqaiaq »! This Gaspesian (Quebec) savage metal band’s style is further defined with this new opus, oscillating between traditional black metal, melodic and epic parts, atmospheric passages and other more “instinct” and “punk” driven tracks. The native theme still has the spotlight here, with lyrics screamed in French with hints of Mi’kmaq. Original and deeply reclaiming what once was, MÉTAL SAUVAGE GASPÉSIEN.

 


IFERNACH – MAQTEWEK NAKUSET

#CAT: RITE002

Artist: Ifernach

Title: Maqtewek Nakuset

Format: Digipack CD

Desc.: 6 panels, colors

Release Date: October 8th, 2017

Status: Available

 

Newcomer in the Québec scene, Ifernach stands out with it’s themes, exploring mainly ancient native american tribe’s folklore, ancestral mysticism, nature, conflicts and betrayal. Musically rooted within traditionnal black metal with some hints of punk, Maqtewek Nakuset offers ravaging music, interspersed with ambient parts. A mixture of melancholy and aggression!

 


WENDIGO – HYMNES D’OUTRE-TOMBE

#CAT: RITE001

Artist: Wendigo

Title: Hymnes D’Outre-Tombe

Format: Cassette

Desc.: Limited to 100 copies

Release Date: October 8th, 2017

Status: Available

 

10 years after the release of their Ivresse demo, Wendigo spits, once again, their disgust toward the modern society. Compiling, both, a remastered version of their original demo, as well as 2 bonus tracks, Hymnes D’Outre-Tombe issues more than 20 minutes of a sordid black metal, strongly rooted in the 90s scene and, through which, the artist spills out his venom and his anger.