Behemoth will release its 12th studio album, "Opvs Contra Natvram," on Sept. 16, 2022, via Nuclear Blast. Pre-order or pre-save the album here. Watch the cinematic video for the first single, "Ov My Herculean Exile," directed by Zuzanna Plisz, below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=092uOnSTnyI The 10 chapters of fury that make up "Opvs Contra Natvram" were written and recorded over the course of a strange year... Continue Reading →
Trivium singer and guitarist Matthew Kiichi Heafy's Ibaraki project will release its debut album, "Rashomon," on May 6, 2022, via Nuclear Blast Records. The band also has shared the video for "Akumu" (Feat. Nergal). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLDpQ8EnglM "'Akumu' translates to 'nightmare' — and with this piece, I encourage the listener to work to find their interpretations of what they feel... Continue Reading →
This spring, Arch Enemy and Behemoth will return to the states to co-headline "The North American Siege 2022" tour. Set to kick off in April, the trek also will feature U.K. grindcore pioneers Napalm Death and heavy gothic rockers Unto Others as special guests. Behemoth frontman Nergal said: "To say that we are dying to return on the road would be an... Continue Reading →
Behemoth set the world on fire when these Polish masters of black metal took to an abandoned church in rural Poland to perform a worldwide streaming event in the heart of the pandemic lockdown. More than a year since the show's premiere, "In Absentia Dei" is returning in a range of deluxe formats for fans to relive the... Continue Reading →
Behemoth mastermind Adam “Nergal” Darski's dark folk/blues/Americana influenced solo project Me and That Man will release its third full-length studio album, "New Man, New Songs, Same Shit, Vol. 2," on Nov. 19, 2021, via Napalm Records. Guests on the album include Gary Holt (Slayer, Exodus), Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy), Mary Goore, Randy Blythe (Lamb of God), Myrkur, Devin Townsend, David Vincent, Doug Blair (W.A.S.P), Hank von Hell (Turbonegro) and Olve... Continue Reading →
Behemoth will release a vinyl reissue of its 2009 album, "Evangelion," on June 11, 2021, via Metal Blade Records. Pre-orders are live now at metalblade.com/behemoth, and the album will be available in the following versions: - white/gold melt vinyl- clear with black splatter vinyl** includes gatefold jacket, poster (17-by-24 inches), eight-page book Behemoth released its latest full-length, "I... Continue Reading →
On May 29, Behemoth will release a new EP, "A Forest," digitally worldwide (with additional physical copies available for purchase). For a preview of this four-track collection, a video for the title track--a cover version of The Cure's classic "A Forest," featuring guest vocals by Shining's Niklas Kvarforth--can be viewed below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYZdaYobCSU&feature=youtu.be Frontman Nergal said: "Covering music outside of metal is... Continue Reading →
With just about the entire world under a lockdown and events and tours halted, just what have our favorite metal bands and artists been up to during quarantine? Find out inside!