A collector's dream come true, Traditional Doom Cult contains two rare and unreleased tracks from Darkthrone's Fenriz under the Isengard banner, the iconic solo project of Darkthrone's Fenriz, which was active from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s. Tracks include The Light - an early song recorded in 1989 - and The Fright from the early 1990s. Both tracks bring to mind the doom-laden grooves (draped in darkness!) present on Isengard's debut release, Vinterskugge. The recordings were made at the legendary Necrohell studios with Fenriz responsible for all instruments and vocals.
The eventual schism that resulted in the formation of Luca Turilli's Rhapsody and the termination of his former solo projects and association with his mainstay brand Rhapsody Of Fire could be seen as inevitable, insofar that with the conclusion of the second stream of episodes of the original Emerald Sword saga that some changing of the guard was in the works, especially considering the monumental feat of putting out 14 albums in less than 20 years…
Most notably the 90s, when Ministry of Sound was born and owned the club sound of that decade. As anyone from the 90’s will testify, the nights were longer, the fashion was cooler and the music was even better. With this in mind, it will come as no surprise that Ministry and bringing back the nostalgia with one of our most popular compilation series to date.
Limited Edition, made available only on The End Tour 2016. All songs previously unreleased. Tracks 1-4 recorded during the "13" album sessions.