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BEHEMOTH Frontman Stepping Out With Polish Pop Star

Several Polish tabloids are reporting that Adam "Nergal" Darski, the 31-year-old guitarist/vocalist of extreme metallers BEHEMOTH, has been photographed stepping out with 25-year-old Polish pop singer Doda (real name: Dorota Rabczewska). In 2000, at the age of 16, Rabczewska became the vocalist of the Polish rock band VIRGIN. She posed nude for the Polish edition ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH will release their ninth full-length studio album, "Evangelion", on August 7 in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records and August 11 in North America through Metal Blade. The CD was mixed at Miloco Studios in London, England by Colin Richardson, who has previously worked with MACHINE HEAD, SLIPKNOT, NAPALM DEATH and BULLET ...

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BEHEMOTH To Play Tel Aviv In August

Poland's BEHEMOTH, who are said to be "the most popular extreme metal band in Israel," will perform at Barby Club in Tel Aviv on August 28. Tickets go on sale next week at www.ravenmetal.com. Check out a poster for the concert below. BEHEMOTH recently finished recording its ninth full-length studio album, "Evangelion", due ...

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BEHEMOTH Completes Recording New Album

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have finished recording their ninth full-length studio album, "Evangelion", due out this summer via Metal Blade (USA) and Nuclear Blast (Europe). Mainman Adam "Nergal" Darski will fly to the U.K. on May 12 to join producer Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, SLIPKNOT, NAPALM DEATH, CARCASS), who is currently mixing the record at ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Album Title Announced

Polish extreme metalers BEHEMOTH have set "Evangelion" as the title of their ninth full-length studio album, due out this summer via Metal Blade (USA) and Nuclear Blast (Europe). Commented frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski: "I've had this title in my head for almost a year now and it grew on me. It sounds nothing but powerful ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Video Footage, Photos From The Studio Posted Online

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have posted the third in a series of webisodes (see below) documenting the making of their new, as-yet-untitled album. The band is currently working in the "B room" of Radio Gdansk, recording guitar solos and vocals, with Jan Bryt behind the mixing board. BEHEMOTH bassist Orion has issued a following update: ...

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BEHEMOTH: NERGAL ESP Signature Guitar Unveiled

Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH has worked with ESP to develop his first-ever signature guitar. "V" shaped HEX-7 signature model will be available in LTD version, with pickups, hardware and design according to Nergal's specs. Comments Nergal: "When ESP approached me about building my signature model, I was stoked! I've always been ...

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BEHEMOTH Taps COLIN RICHARDSON For New Album Mix

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have tapped Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, SLIPKNOT, NAPALM DEATH, CARCASS) to mix their as-yet-untitled album, due out late summer via Metal Blade (USA) and Nuclear Blast (Europe). The CD is now being recorded in Radio Gdansk in Poland with BEHEMOTH, Daniel Bergstrand, and Woytek and Slawek Wieslawscy as producers. Commented BEHEMOTH ...

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BEHEMOTH Issues Studio Update

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH are tracking guitars for their as-yet-untitled new album with Woytek and Slawek Wieslawscy from Studio Hertz. Commented Woytek: "Works are in progress, everything is going just smooth. We get along real fine and I believe we found a killer tone for each guitar." Added Woytek's brother Slawek: "It's been five days ...

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BEHEMOTH Mainman Auctioning His Firs-Ever Seven-String Guitar

Guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH is auctioning a seven-string Ibanez guitar (pictured below) via eBay. He says, "This guitar is an integral part of BEHEMOTH's history. My first-ever seven-string axe that I bought right before we entered the studio to record 'Zos Kia Cultus'. It's a great-playing instrument that sounds just ...

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BEHEMOTH: Footage From The Studio Posted Online

On Monday, February 16, Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH entered Radio Gdansk studio in Poland to begin work on the follow-up to their highly acclaimed 2007 album, "The Apostasy". Daniel Bergstrand from Sweden's Dugout Productions (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, DARK FUNERAL) has joined the band in the studio to produce the drums on the record. Commented Bergstrand: ...

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BEHEMOTH Begins Recording New Album; Photos Available

On Monday, February 16, Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH entered Radio Gdansk studio in Poland to begin work on the follow-up to their highly acclaimed 2007 album, "The Apostasy". Daniel Bergstrand from Sweden's Dugout Productions (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, DARK FUNERAL) has joined the band in the studio to produce the drums on the record. Commented Bergstrand: ...

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BEHEMOTH To Support SLAYER On Pre-ROCKSTAR ENERGY Dates

In addition to being confirmed for this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour alongside SLAYER, MARILYN MANSON, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, TRIVIUM, CANNIBAL CORPSE, GOD FORBID, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and JOB FOR A COWBOY, Polish extreme metal veterans BEHEMOTH will support SLAYER on a three-week pre-Mayhem festival trek that will include dates in ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Bassist Talks Censorship

Censorship and extreme music have clashed on many occasions, and more than once death metal's CANNIBAL CORPSE has been the catalyst for conflict. Speaking in the new issue of the U.K.'s Zero Tolerance magazine, CORPSE bassist and founding member Alex Webster reflects upon his band's run-ins with censors over the years. "There's a lot of ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Album Webisode #1 Posted Online

Polish death/black metallers BEHEMOTH are in the final stages of the songwriting process for their as-yet-untitled new album. The record is tentatively expected sometime in the fall via Metal Blade (USA) and Nuclear Blast (Europe). BEHEMOTH mainman Adam "Nergal" Darski and his bandmates are planning to enter the studio in the middle of February. The ...

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BEHEMOTH Dominates TERRORIZER Magazine's 2008 Readers' Poll

Polish extreme metal veterans BEHEMOTH were honored in three categories in Terrorizer magazine's 2008 readers' poll: "Best Live Band", "Best Vocalist" (Nergal) and "Best Drummer" (Inferno). Nergal also took second place in the "Personality Of The Year" category and BEHEMOTH was named the third "Best Band" of 2008. Nergal commented: "What the fuck!? I'm sitting ...

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BEHEMOTH Preparing To Enter Studio

Polish extreme metal veterans BEHEMOTH are in the final stages of the songwriting process for their upcoming, as-yet-untitled album. The record is tentatively expected sometime in the fall via Metal Blade (USA) and Nuclear Blast (Europe). BEHEMOTH mainman Adam "Nergal" Darski and his bandmates are planning to enter the studio in the middle of February. ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Issues Asian Tour Recap

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have just completed their first-ever Asian tour. The band's frontman, Adam "Nergal" Darski, has checked in with the following report: "I'm writing this while sitting and waiting for our flight back to Poland from Amsterdam. I'm slowly 'digesting' this experience from past few days, and even though it was quite a ...

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BEHEMOTH: Video Interview With NERGAL Available

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of the Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH when the band played Montreal, Quebec, Canada this past April. Watch the 10-minute chat below. "Ezkaton", the new EP from BEHEMOTH, sold around 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Song Posted Online

A new BEHEMOTH track entitled "Quadosh" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The song comes off the Polish extreme metal band's new EP, "Ezkaton", which is scheduled for release in North America on November 11 through Metal Blade Records. The EP will feature seven tracks, one brand new song (the ...

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BEHEMOTH: 'Inner Sanctum' Video Available

"Inner Sanctum", the new video from Polish extreme metal veterans BEHEMOTH, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Mateusz "Mania" Winkiel. Commented BEHEMOTH mainman Adam "Nergal" Darski: "Here we finally come with our brand new video…surprised? I fuckin' hope so. I'm still blown away by the effect myself. Why? 'Coz it looks like ...

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BEHEMOTH: 'Asian Apostasy' Tour Dates Announced

Polish extreme metal veterans BEHEMOTH will embark on their first-ever tour of Asia in late October/early November. Commented frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski: "It's historical and we're totally psyched! We've pushed for this tour to happen for years. In fact, it was pretty frustrating seeing all those bands playing in Japan, one of the most exotic ...

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BEHEMOTH: Live Album Details Revealed

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH will release their first live album, "At the Arena ov Aion – Live Apostasy", in October 2008 via Regain Records. The CD will be available as digibook (15 tracks) and metalbox (including a patch, a guitar pic and bonus songs). "At the Arena ov Aion – Live Apostasy" (see cover artwork ...

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