Metal Band Behemoth Announces Immersive, Multi-Cam Livestream ‘In Absentia Dei’

Self-proclaimed metal heretics Behemoth will take extreme metal to the next level with the “In Absentia Dei’ immersive livestream taking place Sept. 5 from a secret church location in the band’s native Poland, featuring 4K definition and multiple camera angles.
Special guests at the event will be black metal avant gardists, Imperial Triumphant, whose set will come from The Slipper Room in New York City. 
Be warned, as parts of the performance may offend, so the footage is only recommended for fans 18+.  
Behemoth frontman and visionary, Nergal says in a statement; ‘We bring a new offering for our faithful Legions!  You’ve seen BEHEMOTH in many places across the globe, but never before in the Holy Church. This is a truly innovative event of which the likes have not been seen before.  There will be ritual, there will be sacrilege and all from the comfort of your home.  A worldwide streamed event for A New Aeon indeed!  In Absentia Dei.’
Tickets are available at  
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‘In Absentia Dei’ will also feature an hour long pre-show (which can be viewed for free at, with the full two-hour show beginning at 8 p.m. CET / 7pm UK / 2pm EST / 11am PST.
Tickets start at $14, with an early bird discount through Aug. 28, and ticket buyers holders can watch the event up to 72 hours after the initial broadcast time. 
The band is managed by 5B Artists + Media, which just pulled off a streaming success with client Trivium’s “A Light Or A Distant Mirror” in July, a full-production show taking place at Full Sail University in the band’s native Orlando, Fla. The show, hosted and streams by the Maestro service, moved just shy of 12,000 tickets, grossing more than $100,000 according to 5B.
“Bands can do it, as long as you make the product quality and put effort into and make it unique,” says 5B ‘s Justin Arcangel, longtime manager for Trivium.