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BEHEMOTH Begin Work On New Material

BEHEMOTH frontman Nergal has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "[The second leg of Polish 'Demigod' tour] was simply a blast. Touring with such a company and playing in front of packed venues was a perfect ending for this never-ending tour. I loved the fact that we also finally played a ...

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BEHEMOTH Prepare For Polish Tour; Demos/Rarities Release

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have returned from their triumphant tour in America and are ready to hit the road in their homeland. The trek, consisting of 10 dates in the biggest markets in Poland, starts on May 13 in Elblag and ends on May 22 in Gdynia. Commented BEHEMOTH mainman Nergal: "The tour we've just ...

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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL Checks In From MORBID ANGEL Tour

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have made their triumphant return to North America as part of the MORBID ANGEL-headlined "The Masters of Chaos" tour (also featuring KRISIUN and DESPISED ICON) and currently are in the middle of their fourth U.S. trek. The band had just gotten off stage in Cleveland, Ohio when frontman Nergal issued the ...

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Slaves Shall Serve - BEHEMOTH

Some might view these limited edition releases as nothing more than a cash-grab to capitalize on the success of a band's most recent album, in this case BEHEMOTH's godly "Demigod". My attitude toward it is that these releases can also be an affordable way to get some cool material from your favorite band that you ...

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BEHEMOTH Mainman Comments On Australian Tour

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have just returned home from their first-ever trip to Australia. Organized by Aussie company Soundworks, this tour wraped up the 16-month touring cycle with 225 shows done in support of BEHEMOTH's last record, "Demigod". Commented mainman Nergal: "This tour was simply unreal! From day one we felt surprisingly comfortable… (I guess ...

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BEHEMOTH Return Home After 11 Weeks On The Road

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have finally returned home after completing an 11-week North American trek consisting of 54 shows in both the U.S. (as part of Blackest of the Black tour) and Canada (where they headlined). This tour marked the longest the band had ever been away from their homes. Commented BEHEMOTH mainman Nergal: "We ...

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IN FLAMES, SEPULTURA, MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY Members Reveal Their Favorite Albums Of 2005

In the December/January issue of the Swedish magazine Close-Up, a number of heavy metal/hard rock musicians list their favorite albums of 2005. Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA): BIOHAZARD – "Means to an End" CLAUSTROPHOBIA – "Fulminant" EXODUS – "Shovel Headed Kill Machine" Anders Fridén (IN FLAMES): NINE INCH NAILS - "With teeth" 10 YEARS – "The Autumn ...

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BEHEMOTH Embark On Headlining Canadian Tour; New Video Posted Online

Polish extreme metal titans BEHEMOTH once again conquered North America on the highly-acclaimed Blackest of the Black tour, composed of an all-star cast that included DANZIG, CHIMAIRA, HIMSA, MORTIIS and THE AGONY SCENE. This was the group's third U.S. tour in support of their most recent, critically-acclaimed record, "Demigod". BEHEMOTH immediately embarked on a lengthy ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Checks In From BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Tour

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH are currently in the middle of their most prestigious U.S. tour with DANZIG, CHIMAIRA, HIMSA, MORTIIS and THE AGONY SCENE. The band have just hit the East Cost. Mainman Nergal checks in from the road with the following statement: "This tour has been great success for us. Every night we play ...

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BEHEMOTH Mainman Checks In From 'Blackest Of The Black' Tour

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have finally made their much anticipated return to U.S. The band kicked off the "Blackest of the Black" tour — also featuring DANZIG (joined by former MISFITS member Doyle Von Frankenstein for a special 30-minute set of MISFITS classics), CHIMAIRA, HIMSA, and THE AGONY SCENE — on September 30 in San ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Comments On HARVEST FESTIVALS Tour

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have just returned from their tour across Europe. The band were part of the 13-date Harvest Festivals package along with NILE, UNLEASHED, PUNGENT STENCH, BELPHEGOR and INCANTATION. Commented BEHEMOTH mainman Nergal: "All the tours that we’ve done to our latest record 'Demigod' and all the bands we've shared the stage were ...

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Riot Detonator - MINDGRINDER

The scream of "Warrrhhheeeeaaaaddddd!" (No, not the VENOM tune) to begin the second album from Norway's MINDGRINDER was my first clue that "Riot Detonator" would not be the industrial-edged, programmed death metal of 2004's "Mindtech". The previous release had its moments, but felt like a band that was unsure of what it wanted to be. ...

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BEHEMOTH Complete Work On 'Slaves Shall Serve' Video

Polish death/black metallers BEHEMOTH have once again joined forces with Joanna Rechnio, one of the leading video producers in Poland (who also directed BEHEMOTH's "Conquer All" clip), to shoot a video for the song "Slaves Shall Serve" from their latest album, "Demigod". Due to controversial scenes in the clip, MTV has reportedly requested a "soft" ...

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BEHEMOTH Re-Launch Official Web Site

Polish death/black metallers BEHEMOTH have just completed work on a new design of their official web site, www.behemoth.pl. The new web site was is the result of a collaboration between BEHEMOTH's graphic designer, Graal, BEHEMOTH's webmaster, Manticore, and the band's vocalist and guitarist Nergal, who was in charge of the site's artistic direction. ...

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BEHEMOTH Comment On BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Tour

Polish death/black metallers BEHEMOTH have confirmed their participation in the "Blackest of the Black" U.S. tour beginning in late September. BEHEMOTH will join headliners DANZIG alongside CHIMAIRA, HIMSA, MORTIIS and THE AGONY SCENE for what will be the group's third U.S. tour in support of their latest album, "Demigod". The tour will kick off in ...

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BEHEMOTH Forced To Cancel SUMMER BLAST Festival Appearance

Polish death/black metallers BEHEMOTH were forced to cancel their scheduled appearance at the Summer Blast Fest in Germany Friday (June 17) after getting into a car accident on the way to the German border. Commented mainman Nergal: "We took off Thursday night for Germany, but on the way to the border we all fell asleep…including ...

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BEHEMOTH Open For IRON MAIDEN At Poland's MYSTIC FESTIVAL

Polish death/black metallers BEHEMOTH have just kicked off the festival season with a recent performance at Mystic Festival in Poland. This biggest metal event in their home country took place on May 29 and was headlined by IRON MAIDEN. Commented mainman Nergal: "It was a real challenge. Both ideologically and stylistically, we were so different ...

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BEHEMOTH: Tour Update

Polish death/black metallers BEHEMOTH have completed nearly 100 shows in support to their latest album, "Demigod", and are still hungry for more. Frontman Nergal checked in with the following message before crossing the Russian border: "This is insane. I know. But we can do nothing bout the fact that we love what we do and ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Checks In From U.S. Tour

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH are halfway through the West Coast leg of their U.S. "Demigod" tour. Commented frontman Nergal: "We have done 13 shows so far and I must say that's the best U.S. tour so far. Things are going very smoothly… All the Arizona shows went good, as usual. But California was nothing but ...

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BEHEMOTH: 'Conquer All' Video Posted Online

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have uploaded the video for the track "Conquer All", off their latest CD, "Demigod", at this location. The "Conquer All" clip was directed by Joanna Rechnio and "the whole filming session took us about 11 hours," BEHEMOTH frontman Nergal said in a statement. "I believe we did a great ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Comments On European Tour

Polish death metallers BEHEMOTH have just completed a 33-date European tour in support to their recent album, "Demigod". Frontman Nergal commented: "This tour was a blast. I could go on and talk for hours how good it was but I have to keep it brief...This was so far the best European tour we've done on ...

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