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  BEHEMOTH RETURN TO HEADLINE BLOODSTOCK FRIDAY NIGHT
25th November 2011

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Behemoth have announced an exclusive UK festival appearance at Bloodstock Open Air 2012. Originally scheduled to perform at the 2010 event, the band were forced to cancel after frontman Nergal was diagnosed with Leukemia. After undergoing treatment including a bone-marrow transplant, the enigmatic frontman is fighting fit and ready to bring Behemoth's brutality back to the UK.

Nergal commented; "We couldn't do the show for obvious reasons last time. I was in a deep shithole with my sickness, but I really felt obliged to come back and do Bloodstock as soon as possible. We are really fortunate that they invited us back, we couldn't turn it down, and this is the perfect opportunity to make this up to the people that missed us last time.

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"For us it's a great pleasure to come back to the UK after two years, and I can promise we will bring full production - lights, pyro - it's gonna be awesome and we can't wait. This is not only the first time we headline a festival, but also our first open air appearance in the UK, so it's gonna be special!"

"Bringing Behemoth back to Bloodstock in 2012 was our mission, they have been one of the most requested bands we have ever been asked for", states festival booker Vicky Gregory. "We know the fans will give them one hell of a reception. The show is their full production and what better place for them to return than as headliners for the Friday night."

Their ninth studio album, 2009s 'Evangelion' saw Behemoth make a giant leap from a cult black Metal act to internationally acclaimed Metal act, gracing magazine covers and even newspapers across the globe, truly breaking out of the underground despite the uncompromising and fiercely brutal ten tracks it contains.

Having the honour of being opening band at the first ever performance of Metal's Big Four - Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax - at Sonisphere Poland in 2009, Behemoth are no strangers to the big stage and this exclusive headline appearance - their first outdoor show in the UK, and only festival performance in this country in 2012 - will be a triumphant return, and one that will no doubt be talked about for years to come.

Bloodstock Open Air 2012 takes place at Catton Hall August 9th to 12th and you can get your tickets by clicking here

BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR 2012, 9th - 12th AUGUST 2012
Line Up So Far:

RONNIE JAMES DIO STAGE

ALICE COOPER - ANVIL - BEHEMOTH - WATAIN - PARADISE LOST - DIMMU BORGIR - HATEBREED - CORROSION OF CONFORMITY - SANCTUARY - GRAND MAGUS - THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER

SOPHIE LANCASTER STAGE

ORANGE GOBLIN - ANAAL NATHRAKH






 


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