|Genres:||Heavy Metal Heavy Metal Pop / Rock|
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This enduring Polish heavy metal band has been led from the outset by guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Nergal (Adam Michal Darski, 10 June 1977, Gdynia, Poland), the only constant in a fluid line-up. The teenage Nergal founded the band in 1991 and recorded a number of demo tapes that demonstrated his indebtedness to classic black metal. Baal Ravenlock (b. Adam Muraszko, 7 September 1976, Prague, Czechoslovakia) and a number of other long since forgotten musicians joined Nergal on these releases. Despite their roughness the demos attracted the attention of the Polish label Pagan Records, who gave a limited release to the EPs The Return Of The Northern Moon and From The Pagan Vastlands. A further EP, And The Forests Dream Eternally (featuring the live favourite Pure Evil And Hate) was released by the Italian label Enthopy Records. Behemoths album debut Sventevith (Storming Near The Baltic), meanwhile, was released via Pagan in...