Tag Archives: Batushka

COVID-19 Updates: Benighted frontman & Mayhem guitarist test positive, Batushka guitarist recovers, Ex-Nightwish singer loses father

Posted by on April 9, 2020

  COVID-19 has been affecting people all over the world for months now. More than 1.5 million people have been infected globally with the death count reaching nearly 90,000.  The effects have not been lost on those in the metal community. In the last couple of days, updates have come from the Benighted, Mayhem, Nightwish […]

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Batushka guitarist has coronavirus; Gary Holt (Exodus/Slayer) “suffering from all symptoms”

Posted by on March 19, 2020

  Our way of life has dramatically changed within the last few weeks. It feels surreal as it was just yesterday when we were talking about concerts to look forward to, and now, we’re wondering which show to watch next on YouTube. This outbreak has not only locked us inside, it has also made a […]

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Batushka’s Krzysztof Drabikowski gives update on lawsuit

Posted by on February 6, 2020

The rift between Batushka guitarist Krzysztof Drabikowski and vocalist Bartłomiej Krysiuk continues to grow. In a new interview with Dark Art Conspiracy, Drabikowski gave an update on the whole situation, as well as further background on what happened between the two. For the most part, nothing has really happened since the lawsuit was first filed […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Ten Shocking Moments of 2019

Posted by on December 27, 2019

Compared to previous years, 2019 has been relatively peaceful. Arch Enemy didn’t ban another photographer (that we know of). Despite his failed comeback attempt, there wasn’t another Threatin. However, Green Day donated $2000 to cover damages from a hardcore show at your favorite family restaurant, Denny’s, and David Lee Roth crashed a stranger’s bachelor party […]

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Krysiuk’s Batushka cancels North American tour due to ongoing legal dispute

Posted by on October 29, 2019

A lot has happened since Batushka’s debut album, 2015’s Litourgiya, arrived. Just three years after their first full-length effort, the Polish black metal duo have been faced with a legal battle since December 2018. Kryzstof “Derph” Drabikowski and Bartłomiej “Bart” Krysiuk have been claiming they are both the real version of the band. Since then, […]

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Seven “shocking” news stories from this week – 9/20

Posted by on September 20, 2019

It’s been quite a week in music. The music world has been hit with quite a few losses including Eddie Money, Ric Ocasek (The Cars), Mick Schauer (former Clutch keyboardist), Tony Mills (former TNT, SHY singer), and Larry Wallis (original Motörhead guitarist). There’s also been a significant lineup change in Kreator as they welcomed ex-Dragonforce […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/24: Torche gain admission to sales

Posted by on July 24, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Now I know what you’re all thinking: why isn’t the top debut of the week Voyager by 311? Well, partially because the only time we really talk about 311 on here is on “311” day […]

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Batushka announce headlining North American Fall tour

Posted by on July 23, 2019

Batushka has announced that they will be touring North America this fall. The band will be traveling through the U.S. and Canada starting in November and December. The tour kicks off Toronto and runs through to Los Angeles, California. As of now, no supporting acts have been named. Tickets go on sale on Friday, July […]

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Krzysztof Drabikowski’s Batushka Drops New Album Панихида

Posted by on May 29, 2019

Batushka have had an interesting year, as the band went through a breakup causing a split in the band. One group features multi-instrumentalist Krzysztof Drabikowski and the another features vocalist Bartłomiej Krysiuk accompanied by a backing band. However, Drabikowski’s Batushka has now released a new album called Панихида which was composed, produced, recorded and mastered by himself at […]

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Batushka cancels Maryland Deathfest appearance, claims festival is at fault for visa issues

Posted by on April 3, 2017

Organizing a festival as big as Maryland Deathfest is not an easy task, and many issues will come up when dealing with booking the amount of bands they usually list. The latest one to drop off the festival roster is Polish black metal band Batushka. The festival announced this past Friday 31st that Batushka would not […]

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