Band Photo: Unholy Ritual (?)
From: Athens, Greece
Last Known Status: Active
Unholy Ritual is a Greek black metal band formed by Hyperion and Bertram in 1997. A year later, Aurin, Veron, Dracon and Gareth (Diabolical Principles, Stellar Darkness) joined the band and their lineup was complete.
By the new millenium, the band had performed a series of live shows for the local Battle of the Bands and came out on top in the metal category. Other highlights include headlining a black metal underground festival at the Woodstock Club in Athens and later supporting Mayhem for their show in Athens.
Over the summer of 2001, Unholy Ritual put out their first promo/demo CD, entitled "Denial From Heaven," showcasing their hauntingly atmospheric style of black metal, highly reminiscent of Cradle of Filth.