Greek band formed in 1987 by singer and guitarist Sakis Tolis (Necromayhem), his brother Themis Tolis (Necrosauron) on drums and Jim Patsouris (Mutilator) on bass. At first, the trio played a roaring mixture of Death Metal and Grind. Only one year later the band recorded their first split 7″ EP with Grindcore act SOUND POLLUTION. In 1989 their first official demo was unleashed upon an unsuspecting world. This notorious five-track under the name “Satanas Tedeum” witnessed Rotting Christ turning towards an incredibly dark and violent Black Metal sound.
In 1991 Rotting Christ had scored a local record deal and released their famous “Passage to Arcturo”. The EP featured NECROMANTIA’s Magus Wampyr Daoloth (as Morbid) on keyboards. Changing to an international label, Rotting Christ saw their debut album “Thy Mighty Contract” appearing in 1993. This classic work defined the so-called “Greek sound of Black Metal” and gained them worldwide attention.
Kata Ton Daimona Eaytoy is inspired by ancient cultures, myths, folklore from all around the world which is evident in songs like "Gilgameš" based on Sumerian verse epic or "Рус