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Before unleashing their eagerly awaited new album, I Loved You At Your Darkest this Friday, BEHEMOTH have released a video for new track, Bartzabel over on their YouTube channel which we are streaming below;

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We’re not gonna lie, this is one of the most highly anticipated metal releases of the year, hands down!

Behemoth have set the bar pretty high with their previous studio release ‘The Satanist‘ and now all eyes are turning towards ‘I Loved You At Your Darkest‘ which gets a global release on Friday, October 5th.

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BEHEMOTH mastermind Nergal comments: “Bartzabel is a song that came in the midst of a BEHEMOTH rehearsal… We had no structure, no vision – but piece by piece it came to be and we were extremely excited by the result.

Check out the video below;

To us, it’s the eye of the ILYAYD storm: sonically calmer and slower than anything else on the record, but definitely one of the darkest!  Lyrically, we (myself and Krzysztof Azarewicz) were inspired by Aleister Crowley’s conjuration of the Spirit of Mars – which the video, by our trusted friends in Grupa 13, depicts beautifully…I may even go as far to say that it’s my favourite BEHEMOTH video of all time! I hope you all enjoy it, and we look forward to ILYAYD’s launch this Friday!

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 StoklosaI Loved You At Your Darkest can be pre-ordered digitally now at this location.

For various physical formats including various vinyl options, please visit this location.

This October/November, BEHEMOTH hit the road across North America to headline the Ecclesia Diabolica America 2018 e.v. tour, featuring special guests AT THE GATES and WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM.  This must-see show will also make its way to Europe in January/February 2019.

See below for all UK & EU dates!  Tickets for UK shows are available here. BEHEMOTH Ecclesia Diabolica Evropa 2019 e.v. tour dates
Jan. 10 – Frankfurt, Germany – Batschkapp
Jan. 11 – Munich, Germany – Tonhalle
Jan. 13 – Vienna, Austria – Arena
Jan. 15 – Zurich, Switzerland – Komplex 457
Jan. 16 – Milano, Italy – Alcatraz
Jan. 17 – Lyon, France – Le Transbordeur
Jan. 18 – Barcelona, Spain – Razzmatazz
Jan. 19 – Madrid, Spain – La Riviera
Jan. 21 – Toulouse, France – Le Bikini
Jan. 22 – Paris, France – Bataclan
Jan. 23 – Oberhausen, Germany – Turbinenhalle
Jan. 24 – Berlin, Germany – Huxleys
Jan. 25 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Vega
Jan. 26 – Stockholm, Sweden – Annexet
Jan. 29 – Helsinki, Finland – The Circus
Jan. 30 – Tampere, Finland – Pakkahuone
Feb. 1 – Hamburg, Germany – Grosse Freiheit 36
Feb. 4 – Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg – Rockhal
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

Nergal – vocals & guitars
Orion – bass & vocals
Inferno – drums & percussion

BEHEMOTH online.

Behemoth will be performing in Ireland this February. Please check DME Promotions for further details. Tickets on sale now from the usual outlets.

Oran O’Beirne 2018