It is said that in 922AD, the Vikings established a stronghold on the site of King John’s Castle on King’s Island, in Limerick. They used the river Shannon and its tributaries to travel far and wide, laying waste to villages and pillaging their valuables. Almost 1100 years later, the Vikings have invaded once more; not from Norway this time, but from Sweden, in the form of melodic death metal brutes Amon Amarth.
The opening acts have performed. The crowd is primed. The stage is being set. Behind the veil of a translucent dark curtain, the stage was being prepped with serpentine microphone stands as the shadows teased the audience with their movements
This release is as close as you are going to get to The Satanist and could even be argued better ! We didn’t think it would be possible to top but this is a strong candidate for our favourite album of the year.
Internationally-renowned heavy rock leaders LAMB OF GOD will support headlining metal legends Slayer, along with fellow supporting death metal group Behemoth
With “those cheap bastards” at Download screams Dee, not putting TS on the bill, Bloodstock steps up to ensure that the British public got one last hurrah.
The haunting intro to “Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel” pays the way for a Nergal and crew to rip the stage and crush the non believers
Polish death/black metal outfit Behemoth has announced their return to North America this spring with a special tour, featuring Myrkur as support.
Saying that “The Satanist” masterpiece does not begin to do justice to record. With that said we were in for a treat. Opening with “Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel” the crowd went insane
As someone who is new to BEHEMOTH I’m not even sure I can do this album justice with my review. All I know is that before I knew what hit me I had this fucking thing on REPEAT for half a workday. The Satanist is an album that will utterly consume and compel the listener