Today we bring you a premiere of the Beastcraft / Black Altar “Occult Ceremonial Rites” split album – one of the darkest and most unholy releases of the year. The release also mark the 21st anniversary of Black Altar.
The split album contains 12 hymns of total darkness and the track listing is as follows:
01. Black Altar – Intro
02. Black Altar – Tophet
03. Black Altar – Wings ov Deacy
04. Black Altar – Pentagram Sacrifice (Beastcraft cover)
05. Black Altar – Outro
06. Black Altar – Tophet (industralized by PreEmptive Strike 0.1)
07. Beastcraft – In the Hour of the Horns
08. Beastcraft – Deathcraft & Necromancy
09. Beastcraft – Blackwinged Messiah
10. Beastcraft – Burnt at His Altar (live)
11. Beastcraft – Ressurection Through Desecration and Churchfires
12. Beastcraft – …In Thy Glory
Some special guests took part in the recording of Black Altar’s “Tophet” : James Stewart from Vader, V. Priest from Acherontas, Acerbus from Ondskapt, Soroth Northgrove from Beastcraft and Nihil from Furia.
This infernal offering is unleashed today by Odium Records as a CD, gatefold LP and strictly limited (to 50 copies) wooden box with cd, red vinyl, 2 t-shirts, patch, pin, posters and loads of rarities concerning Black Altar.