Special clam-shell box limited to 500 numbered copies including: digipack CD of Untrodden Corridors of Hades, with an exclusive bonus CD, Alliances of Pure Evil, including the band's rare tracks from splits and rare vinyls; a woven gold logo patch and an A3 poster with the album's cover artwork. 2018 re-release by Agonia.
The Greek based band consists of Stefan Necroabyssious (vocals), Achilleas C (guitars), Sotiris (guitars), Stratos (bass) as well as Haris (drums) and has been active on the stage since 1989. The band's early albums are considered to be the cornerstones of the Hellenic black metal scene, alongside the releases of Necromantia and Rotting Christ, with whom the group shared members as well as similar fascination towards early style. VARATHRON's trademark are mid-paced riffs that have a classic, old-school feel strengthened by a progressive view, as well as epic atmosphere that only few can match. The band's discography includes black metal gems of the 90's such as "His Majesty at the Swamp" (1993) and "Walpurgisnacht" (1995).
"Untrodden Corridors of Hades" was recorded, mixed and engineered by Kostas Kalampokas at Infinite Loop Music Studio (https://www.facebook.com/InfiniteLoopStudio), Greece and mastered by Tom Kvålsvoll at Strype Audio (1349, Arcturus, Darkthrone, Emperor, Code, Ulver) in Norway.
The cover has been created by Mark Riddick (Arsis, Absu, Mystifier, Nun Slaughter, The Black Dahlia Murder).