Antichristian Phenomenon

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Antichristian Phenomenon
Antichristian Phenomenon.jpg
EP by Behemoth
Released December 2000
Recorded 1999–2000
Genre Blackened death metal
Length 21:31
Label Avantgarde Music
Producer Self-produced
Behemoth chronology
Antichristian Phenomenon
Zos Kia Cultus (Here and Beyond)
(2002)Zos Kia Cultus (Here and Beyond)2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Chronicles of Chaos favorable[1]

Antichristian Phenomenon is the third EP by Polish extreme metal band Behemoth. The first five tracks were recorded in July and August 2000 at the Hendrix Studios in Poland during the Thelema.6 studio session. "Day of Suffering" was recorded in November 2000, also in the Hendrix Studios. "Carnage" was recorded in April 1999 at the Starcraft Stimulation Studios.

A limited tour edition, which was packed in a black jewel case, was released during the European "Act of Rebellion" tour; 1000 copies exist of this edition.[2] There was also a 7-inch picture disc released, which was limited to 500 copies,[3] containing only three songs.

The EP also contains a multimedia track: a live video of the song "Christians To The Lions", featured on Thelema.6. It was filmed at Proxima Club in Warsaw, Poland, on June 15, 2001.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Antichristian Phenomenon" Nergal Nergal 4:37
2. "Malice" Nergal Nergal 2:23
3. "From the Pagan Vastlands 2000" Tomasz Krajewski Nergal 2:54
4. "Sathanas" (Sarcófago cover) Wagner Lamounier Sarcófago 2:05
5. "Hello Spaceboy" (David Bowie cover) David Bowie David Bowie 3:26
6. "Day of Suffering" (Morbid Angel cover) David Vincent Trey Azagthoth 2:14
7. "Carnage" (Mayhem cover)     4:03


Additional musicians
  • Marcin "Novy" Nowak – bass guitar (on tracks 1–6)
  • Maciej Niedzielski (Artrosis) – synthesizers
  • Adam Sierżęga (Lost Soul) – drums on "Day Of Suffering"
  • Łukasz "Bony" Luboń (Dvilyn) – guitars on "Day Of Suffering"
  • Sharon E. Wennekers – grammatical and poetical consultation
  • Arkadiusz "Malta" Malczewski – sound engineering, mixing
  • Grzegorz Piwkowski – audio mastering
  • Tracks 1 to 5 recorded during "Thelema.6" studio session, Hendrix Studios, July 2000.
  • Track 6 recorded November 2000, Hendrix Studios.
  • Track 7 recorded April 1999, Starcraft Stimulation Studios.
  • Track Video filmed at Proxima Club, Warsaw, 15.06.2001.

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
Italy December 2000 Avantgarde Music