Nergal, umjubelter Frontmann der polnischen Black/Death Metaller BEHEMOTH hat am vergangenen Wochenende sein Bühnen-Comeback eingeläutet. Am 6. Mai stand er im Mega Club in Katowice, Polen nicht mit seinen BEHEMOTH-Kollegen auf den Brettern, die die Welt bedeuten, sondern mit Carl McCoy & FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM. Dies stellt Nergals ersten öffentlichen Auftritt seit dessen Rückenmarkstransplantation vor einigen Monaten dar.
“I just came off stage…Katowice, Poland. It was my first performance after the transplant. I don’t remember when the last time I was THAT nervous. First of all, I had to join one of my favorite bands ever, true legends, FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM… secondly, I’m still not 100% in shape so I didn’t know how my body would react. I would risk saying I’m maybe 60% of what I used to be… but still progressing! Anyway, We did a song “Penetration” together with Carl McCoy and Co. What a blast I have to tell you. I had a serious adrenaline rush and it was such a boost of energy I can’t even describe. My mouth dried out after 30 seconds so I could hardly breathe but the energy wouldnft let me stop. I was carried away. The moment I saw the crowd, I felt this double bass pounding underneath my feet… I was in trance. I’m counting days ’til we come back with Behemoth full time. 5 months to go…huh.”