Behemoth Drop Off of Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

Behemoth have canceled their appearance at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival due to their drummer Inferno taking ill and requiring surgery.

“This must have been the most difficult decision we were forced to make in recent years,” Behemoth frontman Nergal comments. “Behemoth is known for not canceling any shows or tours. But this is not something we can do when we are missing our driving force, the man behind the drums–Inferno. Unfortunately, he was hospitalized due to appendix surgery and it’s gonna take him few months to fully recover and get back to shape. We are trying to save selected European festivals with a fill-in drummer (Krimh, ex-Decapitated), but we won’t be risking doing a full-on prestigious tour like the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival without Inferno. Behemoth is a solid unit and any part of this unit missing makes us weaker, and that is not how we want to present our new material to our fans. Please, accept our apologies and be patient, we shall return to Europe (this fall) and U.S. (early 2014) empowered and motivated as never before!”


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  • ble3eding

    Respect !

  • arkard1

    Get well Inferno! Im glad that these guys will be hitting U.S. properly now with a full headlining tour!

  • heavy metalist

    Sucks to hear they wont be doing mayhen fest but its worth the wait to see inferno at the helm. Get well Inferno and hope to see u guys in south texas!

  • hardrockinmofo

    SHIT! These guys are one of the main reasons I bought a damn ticket! Ah well. Get better, Inferno. Maybe I’ll get to see you guys play some day. m/ m/

  • Holkie

    Heal fast, dude!

  • Chris Simopoulos

    Wishing him well. However, Mayhem just got a whole less awesome