Behemoth vocalist Nergal discusses why people are drawn to darkness

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. In an album trailer released today, frontman Nergal discusses why people are drawn to darkness – watch it below.

The album was 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. It’s the band’s first record since The Satanist drove them to some of the most impressive accolades of their career in 2014.

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