Not-Satanic Greek metal band Rotting Christ plays Ybor City this weekend

Borknagar opens the show.

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Rotting Christ
The best Google result for “Rotting Christ band” answers the question of whether the Greek metal outfit is Satanic.

“We are not a ‘satanic-crusader’ type of band but rather one of the many bands that represent the dark side in nowadays Metal music," the band explained.

Rotting Christ—which plays Orpheum in Ybor City on Saturday, May 14—brings a new single “Holy Mountain” to a soon-to-relocate metal stronghold along with Norway’s Borknagar (whose drummer-keyboardist Lars Nedland lends vocals to “Holy Mountain”) and three rising stars of the genre: Stormruler, Abigail Williams and Ghost Bath.

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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