Origin: Poland
Genres: Death Metal, Black Metal
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Arguably one of the best bands to originate from Poland, Behemoth was formed in 1991 by Nergal, who through many lineup changes is the one constant in the band. The band's career arc spans from black metal in the early days, to a black/death hybrid (particularly on albums such as Satanica and Thelema.6), and finally moving more into a pure death metal outfit on Demigod and later albums. The band has had more than its fair share of controversy, notably appearing on a list of to-be banned bands in 2007 and Nergal's leukemia diagnosis and subsequent bone marrow transplant. With his medical issues behind him, he and the band have stormed back in 2014 with The Satanist, which is garnering major acclaim as one of the best albums of the year.

Current Members

Nergal (Adam Darski)


Orion (Tomasz Wroblewski)

bass (Vesania)

Inferno (Zbigniew Prominski)

drums (ex-Christ Agony)

Former Members/Guests

L. Kaos (Leszek Dziegielewski)


Havoc (Mateusz Smierzchalski)

guitars (Blindead)

Seth (Patryk Sztyber) (guest)


Les (Leszek Dziegielewski)




Novy (Marcin Nowak)

bass (ex-Dies Irae, Misteria, ex-Vader, ex-Virgin Snatch)

Baal Ravenlock (Adam Muraszko)



(EP) And The Forests Dream Eternally 
1993 Entropy
  1. Transylvanian Forest
  2. Moonspell Rites
  3. Sventevith Storming near the Baltic
  4. Pure Evil and Hate
  5. Forgotten Empire of Dark Witchcraft
  • Nergal

1995 Pagan
  1. Chant Of The Eastern Lands
  2. From The Pagan Vastlands
  3. Hidden In A Fog
  4. Entering The Faustian Soul
  5. Forgotten Cult Of Aldaron
  6. Wolves Guard My Coffin
  7. Hell Dwells In Ice
  • Nergal
  • Baal Ravenlock

1996 Solistitium
  1. The Dark Forest
  2. Spellcraft And Healthdom
  3. Dragon's Lair
  4. Rising Proudly Towards The Sky
  5. Thou Shalt Forever Win
  • Nergal
  • Les
  • Baal Ravenlock

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos  Metal Storm 

(EP) Bewitching The Pomerania 
1997 Solistitium
  1. With the Spell of Inferno
  2. Hidden in the Fog
  3. Sventevith (Storming near the Baltic)
  • Nergal
  • Les
  • Inferno

Pandemonic Incantations 
1998 Solistitium
  1. Diableria
  2. The Thousand Plagues I Witness
  3. Satan's Sword I Have Become
  4. In Thy Pandemaeternum
  5. Driven By The Five-Winged Star
  6. The Past Is Like A Funeral
  7. The Entrance To The Spheres Of Mars
  8. With Spell Of Inferno
  9. Chwa_a Mordercom Wojciecha
  • Nergal
  • Mefisto
  • Inferno

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos 

1999 Avantgarde
  1. Decade of Therion
  2. LAM
  3. Ceremony of Shiva
  4. Of Sephirotic Transformation and Carnality
  5. The Sermon to the Hypocrites
  6. Starspawn
  7. The Alchemist's Dream
  8. Chant for Eschaton 2000
  • Nergal
  • L. Kaos
  • Inferno

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos 

2000 Avantgarde
  1. Antichristian Phenomenon
  2. The Act Of Rebellion
  3. Inflamed With Rage
  4. Pan Satyros
  5. Natural Born Philosopher
  6. Christians To The Lions
  7. Inauguration Of Scorpio Dome
  8. In The Garden Of Dispersion
  9. The Universe Illumination
  10. Vinvm Sabbati
  11. 23 (The Youth Manifesto)
  • Nergal
  • Havoc
  • Novy
  • Inferno

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos  Lords Of Metal  Sputnik Music 

Zos Kia Cultus - Here And Beyond 
2002 Avantgarde
  1. Horns of Baphomet
  2. Modern Iconoclasts
  3. Here and Beyond (Titanic Turn of Time)
  4. As Above So Beyond
  5. Blackest of the Black
  6. Hekau 718
  7. The Harlot of the Saints
  8. No Sympathy for Fools
  9. ZoS Kia Cultus
  10. Fornicatus Benefictus
  11. Typhonian Soul Zodiack
  12. Heru Ra Ha Let there Be Might
  • Nergal
  • Havoc
  • Novy
  • Inferno

2004 Regain
  1. Sculpting The Throne Ov Seth
  2. Demigod
  3. Conquer All
  4. The Nephilim Rising
  5. Towards Babylon
  6. Before Aeons Came
  7. Mysterium Coniunctionis (Hermanubis)
  8. XUL
  9. Slaves Shall Serve
  10. The Reign Ov Shemsu-Hor
  • Nergal
  • Orion
  • Inferno
2004 Internet Top Ten album

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos  Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal  Teeth Of The Divine  Metal Storm  Metal Storm 

2004 Regain

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos 

(EP) Slaves Shall Serve 
2004 Regain
  1. Slaves Shall Serve (album version)
  2. Entering the Pylon ov Light (non-album track)
  3. Penetration (The Nefilim cover)
  4. Until You Call on the Dark (Danzig cover)
  5. Demigod (live at Sweden Rock Festival 2005)
  6. Slaves Shall Serve (live at Sweden Rock Festival 2005)

Reviews:   Blabbermouth  Chronicles Of Chaos  Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal 

2006 Regain
  1. ...Of My Worship (Intro)
  2. Summoning of the Ancient Gods
  3. The Arrival
  4. Dark Triumph
  5. Monumentum
  6. Rise of the Blackstorm of Evil
  7. Aggressor
  8. Goat With a Thousand Young
  9. Bless Thee for Granting Me Pain
  10. Cursed Angel of Doom
  11. Transylvanian Forest
  12. From Hornedlands to Lindisfarne
  13. Thy Winter Kingdom
  14. Summoning (Of the Ancient Ones)
  15. The Dance of the Pagan Flames
  16. Blackvisions of the Almighty
  17. Fields of Haar-Meggido
  18. Deathcrush
  19. Moonspell Rites
  20. Blackvisions of the Almighty
  21. Pure Evil & Hate
  22. The Oak Between the Snows
  23. Spellcraft & Heathendom

Reviews:   Brave Words 

The Apostasy 
2007 Regain
  1. Rome 64 C.E.
  2. Slaying the Prophets Ov Isa
  3. Prometherion
  4. At the Left Hand Ov God
  5. Kriegsphilosophie
  6. Be Without Fear
  7. Arcana Hereticae
  8. Libertheme
  9. Inner Sanctum
  10. Pazuzu
  11. Christgrinding Avenue
  • Nergal
  • Seth
  • Orion
  • Inferno

Reviews:   Teeth Of The Divine  Metal Storm 

At The Arena Ov Aion - Live Apostasy  LIVE
2008 Regain
  1. Rome 64 C.E.
  2. Slaying the Prophets ov Isa
  3. Antichristian Phenomenon
  4. Demigod
  5. From the Pagan Vastlands
  6. Conquer All
  7. Prometherion
  8. Drum solo
  9. Slaves Shall Serve
  10. As Above So Below
  11. At the Left Hand ov God
  12. Summoning ov The Ancient Gods
  13. Christgrinding Avenue
  14. Christians to the Lions
  15. Sculpting the Throne ov Seth
  16. Decade of Therion
  17. Chant for Eschaton 2000
  18. I Got Erection (Turbonegro Cover)
  19. Pure Evil & Hate
  • Nergal
  • Orion
  • Inferno

(EP) Ezkaton 
2008 Metal Blade
  1. Chant for Ezkaton 2000 e.v.
  2. Qadosh
  3. Jama Pekel
  4. I'm Not Jesus
  5. From the Pagan Vastlands (live)
  6. Decade Ov Therion (live)
  7. Chant for Ezkaton 2000 e.v. (live)
  • Nergal
  • Orion
  • Inferno

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos  Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal 

2009 Metal Blade
  1. Daimonos
  2. Shemaforash
  3. Ov Fire And The Void
  4. Transmigrating Beyond Realms Ov Amenti
  5. He Who Breeds Pestilence
  6. The Seed Ov I
  7. Alas, Lord Is Upon Me
  8. Defiling Morality Ov Black God
  9. Lucifer
  • Nergal
  • Orion
  • Inferno

Reviews:   Metal Underground  Brave Words  Angry Metal Guy  Sputnik Music  Teeth Of The Divine  Metal Storm 

Evangelica Heretica 
2010 Regain

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal 

Abyssus Abyssum Invocat  COMPILATION
2011 Peaceville
  1. Conjuration Ov Sleep Daemons
  2. Wish (Nine Inch Nails cover)
  3. Welcome To Hell (Venom Cover)
  4. Christians To The Lions (Live)
  5. Decade Of Therion (Live)
  6. From The Pagan Vastlands (Live)
  7. Antichristian Phenomenon (Live)
  8. Lam (Live)
  9. Satan's Sword (I Have Become) (Live)
  10. Chant For Eskaton 2000 (Live)
  11. Slaves Shall Serve
  12. Entering The Pylon Ov Light
  13. Penetration
  14. Until You Call On The Dark
  15. Demigod (Live)
  16. Slaves Shall Serve (Live)
  17. Lam (Live)
  18. As Above So Below (Live)

Reviews:   Sea Of Tranquility  Metal Underground 

The Satanist 
2014 Nuclear Blast
  1. Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel
  2. Furor Divinus
  3. Messe Noire
  4. Ora Pro Nobis Lucifer
  5. Amen
  6. The Satanist
  7. Ben Sahar
  8. In the Absence of Light
  9. O Father O Satan O Sun!
  • Nergal
  • Seth
  • Orion
  • Inferno
2014 BNR Top Ten album

Reviews:   Sea Of Tranquility  Brave Words  Metal Observer  Metal Riot  Sputnik Music  Teeth Of The Divine  Metal Storm  Metal Storm 

Live Barbarossa  LIVE
2014 Nuclear Blast
  1. Intro
  2. Ov Fire and the Void
  3. Demigod
  4. Moonspell Rites
  5. Conquer All
  6. Christians to the Lions
  7. The Seed ov I
  8. Alas, Lord Is upon Me
  9. Decade of T?????
  10. At the Left Hand ov God
  11. Slaves Shall Serve
  12. Chant for ?S?????? 2000
  13. 23 (The Youth Manifesto)
  14. Lucifer
  • Nergal
  • Orion
  • Inferno

(EP) Xiadz 
2014 New Aeon
  1. Nieboga Czarny Xiadz
  2. Moonspell Rites
  3. Towards the Dying Sun We March
  • Nergal
  • Orion
  • Inferno


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