On the most recent episode of clown’s conversation series in his Electric Theater, revered frontman and extreme metal pillar Nergal of Behemoth checks in for a lengthy discussion about the realities of being a touring musician during the era of Covid.
Keeping the focus of the exchange to the last year of being home, removed from the rigors of the road, both clown and Nergal found themselves in a position that allowed them to regroup and appreciate the best parts of being home for an extended period of time. With no deadlines and no obligations on their time, both creatives found themselves with the ability to reinvesting their art and to be able to do so In a way that was at their own pace.
Looking ahead to the future, both Nergal and clown come to conclusion that the world will look very different as people get back to some semblance of normal. The proliferation of the vaccine and a better understanding of the virus will mean a different way of doing things that make the era prior to Covid a bit of a relic. In much the same way the world changed significantly in the months following the 9/11 terror attacks in New York, Covid will forever change how the world does things moving forward.
As one of the genre’s most articulate personalities, any conversation with Nergal is always a compelling listen. Stream the entire exchange with Nergal of Behemoth and clown of Slipknot on the latest installment of the Electric Theater below.