Behemoth is a Polish extreme metal band from Gdańsk, formed in 1991. They are considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal underground,Until the late 1990s, the band played a traditional black metal style with heathen lyrical content, but soon changed to that of occult and thelemic themes written by their lead vocalist Nergal and Krzysztof Azarewicz.Despite the fact that Behemoth has been labeled as death metal, black metal or thrash metal-influenced, Nergal has mentioned that he does not like the band to be labeled…On May 30, 2013, Behemoth announced that the title of their tenth studio album would be The Satanist, which will be released on February 3, 2014.
The Satanist is the tenth studio album by Polish extreme metal band Behemoth. The album was announced on 31 May, 2013 and released on February 3, 2014 through Nuclear Blast in Europe and on February 4 in United States and Poland via Metal Blade Records and Mystic Production, respectively. Release was preceded by digital download single "Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel" and 12" EP under the same title released on December 4, 2013.
Behemoth release their new record – a 12’’ vinyl EP entitled „XIADZ” ! Strictly limited to 2000 pieces. Contains previously unreleased tracks “NIEBOGA CZARNY XIADZ” from “The Satanist” recording session, “Towards The Dying Sun We March” from “Evangelion” recording session, and also re-recorded “Moonspell Rites”