BEHEMOTH Announces Summer European Tour Feat. TESTAMENT, GAEREA & More

This summer, Behemoth is set to mark an impressive 33 years in the metal scene with a thrilling European tour. The lineup boasts a mix of festival appearances and dynamic shows, featuring renowned bands like Testament, Gaerea, and Pestilence.

Frontman Nergal shared his excitement, stating, “Wow! What a summer we have planned! We cannot wait to hit the road in Europe and celebrate our 33 years of Behemoth. There will be surprises and spoils galore!”

The significance of celebrating 33 years is uniquely tied to Behemoth’s proclamation that they have officially outlived their “best friend,” Jesus Christ. This revelation adds an intriguing layer to their upcoming livestream show titled “Outliving Christ.”

The tour kicks off on November 7th in Neukirchen-Vluyn, Germany, at the Dong Open Air festival. The itinerary unfolds with a captivating series of performances, including stops in Austria, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Greece, Estonia, and more.

Behemoth’s summer odyssey includes standout events like the Area 53 Festival in Austria, the Tolminator Festival in Slovenia, Rockstadt Extreme Fest in Romania, Wacken Open Air in Germany on August 3rd, and the Leyendas Del Rock festival in Spain on August 7th, among others. The tour concludes with a powerful presence at the Reload Festival in Sulingen, Germany, on August 17th.

Behemoth enthusiasts can anticipate an electrifying journey through the band’s extensive discography, intertwined with the vibrant energy of live performances. As the metal titans embark on this celebratory tour, fans are in for an unforgettable experience that transcends the conventional bounds of music celebration. Get ready for an intense summer filled with metal mayhem!

Here are the tour dates:

– 11/7: Neukirchen-Vluyn, Germany – Dong Open Air
– 13/7: Leoben, Austria – Area 53 Festival
– 15/7: Malmö, Sweden – Slagthuset (w/ Testament)
– 16/7: Uppsala, Sweden – Parksnäckan (w/ Testament)
– 18/7: Laukaa, Finland – John Smith Rock Festival
– 19/7: Tallinn, Estonia – Noblessner Foundry (w/ Testament)
– 21/7: Warsaw, Poland – Progresja Summer Stage (w/ Testament & Gaerea)
– 23/7: Kosice, Slovakia – Kulturpark (w/ Testament & Gaerea)
– 25/7: Tolmin, Slovenia – Tolminator Festival
– 27/7: Sofia, Bulgaria – Arena Sofia (w/ Testament & Pestilence)
– 28/7: Athens, Greece – Release Festival (w/ Testament)
– 30/7: Rasnov, Romania – Rockstadt Extreme Fest
– 01/8: Bergen, Norway – Beyond The Gates
– 03/8: Wacken, Germany – Wacken Open Air
– 04/8: Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans, France – Sylak Open Air
– 07/8: Villena, Spain – Leyendas Del Rock
– 09/8: Schlotheim, Germany – Party San Open Air
– 10/8: Jaromer, Czech Republic – Brutal Assault
– 11/8: Heidelberg, Germany – Halle 2 (w/ Uada & Imperial Triumphant)
– 13/8: Fontaneta D’Agogna, Italy – Phenomen (w/ Unto Others & Imperial Triumphant)
– 15/8: Dinkelsbühl, Germany – Summer Breeze
– 16/8: Vallamand, Switzerland – Rock The Lakes
– 17/8: Sulingen, Germany – Reload Festival

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