BEHEMOTH announce new album with video for God = Dog, UK/EU tour & London in-store signing

2nd August 2018 0 By John Deaux

BEHEMOTH reveal new album, I Loved You At Your Darkest

Launches video for new single, God = Dog

Announces EU/UK tour w/ At The Gates, Wolves In The Throne Room

UK release day in-store appearance at HMV Oxford Street


“It doesn’t get more blasphemous than this,” declares BEHEMOTH mastermind, Nergal about the band’s upcoming album, I Loved You At Your Darkest, set for release on 5th October via Nuclear Blast.  While it certainly seems an unlikely title for a black metal band, the origin might surprise fans even more than the words themselves.  “It’s a verse from the Bible,” Nergal reveals. “It’s actually a quote from Jesus Christ himself.  For BEHEMOTH to use it as the basis of our record, it’s sacrilege to the extreme.”


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.  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 digitally now at, where the video for the first single, God = Dog (directed by Grupa 13 / can also be watched.


To pre-order I Loved You At Your Darkest in various physical formats (CD, limited digibook CD, various coloured and pic disc vinyl formats and a deluxe box set), visit the Nuclear Blast UK store at  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.


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


I Loved You at Your Darkest track-listing;

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


This October/November, BEHEMOTH hits 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.  Full dates rack up as follows.


BEHEMOTH tour dates;

Aug. 2 – Wacken, Germany – Wacken Open Air

Aug. 9 – Grunerlokka, Norway – Oya Festivalen

Aug. 10 – Prazske Predmesti, Czech Republic – Brutal Assault Festival

Aug. 11 – Leeuwarden, Netherlands – Into the Grave Festival

Aug. 12 – Kortrijk, Belgium – Alcatraz Metal Festival

Aug. 15 – Dinkelsbuhl, Germany – Summer Breeze

Aug. 18 – Sene, France – Motocultor Festival

Sept. 9 – Lodz, Poland – Summer Dying Loud


BEHEMOTH Ecclesia Diabolica America 2018 e.v. tour dates;

w/ At the Gates, Wolves in the Throne Room

Oct. 20 – Phoenix, AZ – Van Buren

Oct. 22 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues

Oct. 23 – San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theatre

Oct. 24 – Houston, TX – House of Blues

Oct. 26 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade

Oct. 27 – Tampa, FL – Jannus Landing

Oct. 29 – Charlotte, NC – The Underground

Oct. 30 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore

Nov. 1 – Boston, MA – House of Blues

Nov. 2 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore

Nov. 3 – New York, NY – Playstation Theater

Nov. 4 – Montreal, QC – M-Telus

Nov. 6 – Toronto, ON – The Danforth Music Hall

Nov. 7 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall

Nov. 9 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues

Nov. 10 – Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze

Nov. 11 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman

Nov. 13 – Denver, CO – The Ogden Theatre

Nov. 14 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot

Nov. 16 – Calgary, AB – MacEwan Ballroom

Nov. 17 – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall

Nov. 19 – Vancouver, BC – The Commodore Ballroom

Nov. 20 – Seattle, WA – Showbox Market

Nov. 21 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom

Nov. 23 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom

Nov. 24 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern Theatre


BEHEMOTH Ecclesia Diabolica Evropa 2019 e.v. tour dates;

w/ At the Gates, Wolves in the Throne Room

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!”


Tickets for the UK/EU dates go on general sale at 10am UK time on Monday 6th August, with an exclusive ticket/album bundle pre-sale of 66 bundles per show from 10am UK time on Friday 3rd August.  Pick up UK tickets at or order ticket bundles at



Nergal – vocals & guitars

Orion – bass & vocals

Inferno – drums & percussion

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