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With the band getting ready to head over to UK shores for a 5 date almost sold out tour, Behemoth’s Nergal sat down with us to talk about one of his favourite musical discoveries of 2018.

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Monstrous duo and labelmates MANTAR made an impression on the frontman with their latest album The Modern Art Of Setting Ablaze and in the video to follow, Nergal explains why they made an impact on him and how he would like to tour with them in the future.

Overdrive spoke to Mantar (pictured below) during last years Bloodstock Open Air Festival. Get the full feature here.

Check out the video of Nergal discussing Mantar below:

Behemoth are currently on the road in support of their new album I Loved You At Your Darkest in January and February 2019. The Ecclesia Diabolica Evropa 2019 e.v. Tour features special guests, At the Gates and Wolves in the Throne Room. Full dates rack up as follows:

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

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!

Just a handful of tickets are remaining for Behemoth in Vicar Street on Sunday, February 10th. If you’re considering going, you need to book today or you’ll miss out.

Oran O’Beirne  2019