BEHEMOTH’S Nergal muses on how hard it has become to shock or provoke with art.

A crushing salvo of black metal majesty replete with hellish riffs, thundering drum cannonades and soaring liturgical choirs reminiscent of classic horror cinema, I Loved You At Your Darkest is the group’s most dynamic record yet: extreme and radical on one hand, but also more rock-oriented than any other BEHEMOTH release. In an album trailer released today, frontman Nergal muses on how hard it is to shock or provoke people with art nowadays.

Watch here:

 

 

Produced by the band themselves, with drum co-production by Daniel Bergstrand (Meshuggah, In Flames), mixing by Matt Hyde (Slayer, Children Of Bodom) mastering by Tom Baker (Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson), and a 17-piece Polish orchestra arranged by Jan Stoklosa, I Loved You At Your Darkest can be pre-ordered on a variety of formats below:

All formats: nblast.de/BehemothILYAYD
Limited edition coloured vinyl and box set from the Nuclear Blast UK store: nblast.de/BehemothILYAYDUK

All formats are also available bundled with a very limited number of tickets to an exclusive Album Launch Event being held in London on 5th October nblast.de/BehemothNBStore

 

1. Solve
2. Wolves ov Siberia
3. God = Dog
4. Ecclesia Diabolica Catholica
5. Bartzabel
6. If Crucifixion Was Not Enough…
7. Angelvs XIII
8. Sabbath Mater
9. Havohej Pantocrator
10. Rom 5:8
11. We Are the Next 1000 Years
12. Coagvla

 

 

BEHEMOTH will be in London for an in-store signing at 5.30pm on album release day, Friday 5th Octoberat HMV, 363 Oxford Street, W1. Further details are available at hmv.co/Behemoth

Watch the official video for ‘God=Dog’: 

 

 

This October/November, BEHEMOTH hit the road across the USA headlining the Ecclesia Diabolica America 2018 e.v. tour, featuring special guests, At the Gates and Wolves in the Throne Room. This must-see show makes its way to Europe in January/February 2019.

BEHEMOTH Ecclesia Diabolica Evropa 2019 e.v. UK tour dates;
w/ At the Gates, Wolves in the Throne Room
Feb. 6 – Bristol, UK – Motion
Feb. 7 – Birmingham, UK – O2 Institute
Feb. 8 – London, UK – O2 Forum Kentish Town
Feb. 9 – Manchester, UK – O2 Ritz
Feb. 10 – Dublin, Ireland – Vicar Street
Feb. 11 – Glasgow, UK – QM Union

Talking about returning to UK venues in February, Nergal comments; “Albion! It is with the utmost thrill we are announcing our triumphant return to your shores with the new music, new production and new strength! We hope to see our UK legions to join those libations and celebrate MAGICK and MUSICK with us! Hail Satan!”