Behemoth is reissuing their 1996 album Grom on March 31. Grom is Behemoth‘s ultimate black metallic album earlier than shifting towards a extra dying metallic sound, and was the band’s ultimate document with drummer Adam “Baal Ravenlock” Muraszko. Grom has additionally acquired a handful of pressings over time, however hasn’t actually acquired a deluxe reissue therapy fairly like it’s proper now.
“Twenty-seven years since its first release, it’s time to give Grom it’s time in the spotlight!” stated Behemoth in a press release. “Our second album now re-issued with loads of archived, by no means earlier than seen pictures and liner notes. It is a phenomenal collector’s merchandise.
“Grom remains a key piece of Behemoth history and I embrace it as much as any of our other albums. Behemoth would never be where it is now without it.”
Along with the album, Behemoth has included a second disc named Artefacts that includes B-sides and dwell recordings from all through the years. The CD model additionally comes with a 48-page hardcover ebook, whereas the vinyl model comes with a 24-page booklet. Pre-orders for Grom can be found right here, and the Artefacts disc runs as follows.
- “Freezing Moon”
- “Total Desaster”
- “Ostatni Tabor”
- “Rising Proudly Towards the Sky (Rehearsal 1995)”
- “Dragon’s Lair (Cosmic Flames and Four Barbaric Seasons) [Rehearsal 1995]”
- “The Dark Forest (Cast Me Your Spell) [Live at Pagan Triumph Tour, Netherlands, 1996]”
- “Spellcraft and Heathendom (Live at Pagan Triumph Tour, Netherlands, 1996)”
- “Lasy Pomorza (Live at XXX Years ov Blasphemy, Poland, 2021)”
As for brand new Behemoth materials, it is likely to be coming prior to you suppose.
“[Opvs Contra Natvram is] a new record, it’s a fresh record, of course, but for me it’s not new anymore,” stated Nergal in a current interview. “I mean, the [songs] are, like, what? Two, three years old. And I’ve got a bunch of ideas for future endeavors. Just don’t be surprised if you see or read that Behemoth is in the studio sooner than later.
“I’m sure next year we’ll be just doing something. I don’t know. Maybe something smaller; maybe an EP or something. I mean, I’m writing. I’ve got ideas. I don’t wanna stop. I have my moments that I get burnt out and I get bored and shit; there’s tons of things going, and the overall vibe in the world is fucking — let’s put it mildly — weird… But I don’t wanna stop.”
Within the meantime, catch Behemoth on their European tour at one of many dates under.
6/4 Plzen, CZE – Metalfest
6/8 Gdansk, POL – Mystic Pageant
6/9 Sölvesborg, SWE – Sweden Rock
6/11 Donington, UK – Obtain Pageant
6/13 Pratteln, SWI – Z7 (w/ Vended & Gaerea)
6/15 Clisson, FRA – Hellfest
6/16 Dessel, BEL – Graspop
6/17 Utrecht, NET – Tivoli Ronda (w/ Hypocrisy & Imperial Triumphant)
6/18 Hannover, GER – Capitol (w/ Hypocrisy & SpiritWorld)
6/20 Karlsruhe, GER – Substage (w/ Hypocrisy & SpiritWorld)
6/22 Oslo, NOR – Tons Of Rock
6/24 Nummijärvi, FIN – Nummirock
6/28 Viveiro, SPA – Ressurection
7/2 Bologna, ITA – The Return of the Gods Pageant
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