Contact Us

Inquisition played Studio @ Webster w/ Disma & Agrath (pics); Rites of Darkness festival continues to crumble UPDATED

by BBG

Inquisition @ The Studio
Inquisition

Inquisition are on their way to the crumbling four-day Texas festival known as Rites of Darkness, where they’ll join-up with an ever decreasing number of bands. Since “finalizing” the lineup earlier this year, a staggering 20 of the 54 bands, most of them headliners and exclusives, have all fallen off of the lineup due to an issue with Paypal.

As the festival has grown closer, the list of casualties has increased. Some bands succumbed to the pleas of fans begging to stay on (like Zemial), and others tried but ultimately still had to drop off (like Pagan Altar). The festival issued a definitive statement on 11/30 which confirmed the lineup, but then six more bands cancelled. It has, to say the least, been a rollercoaster ride for Rites of Darkness ticketholders, who are now still awaiting confirmations from Zemial, Hell Militia and Nunslaughter. Regardless, I’ll see you there this weekend.

UPDATE: Both Hell Militia and Nunslaughter have cancelled. Nunslaughter’s official statement is here, while Hell Militia’s is here.

Meanwhile, Northwestern black metal duo Inquisition played The Studio at Webster Hall on Friday 12/2, joined by Disma and Agrath (after Mortuary Drape and Negative Plane dropped off of the show). NJ death metal crew Disma were also scheduled to play Rites of Darkness but cancelled their appearance alongside related bands Evoken and Funebrarum, so the NYC show was unfortunately their last of the year.

Drenched in fog (courtesy of the itchy trigger finger of Tooth from Natur) and red lighting, both Inquisition and Disma ripped at The Studio, playing favorites from their recent LP offerings Ominous Doctrines of the Perpetual Mystical Macrocosm and Towards the Megalith respectively. Agrath, which contains members of Negative Plane, opened the evening to a mostly packed house with their primitive blackened stomp.

More pictures from the NYC show are below.

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Agrath

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Disma

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Inquisition

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!