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Behemoth Frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski Finds Bone Marrow Donor

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Behemoth frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski, who is currently suffering from leukemia, has announced that he has finally found a matching bone marrow donor. A message from the singer (translated from Polish) reads as follows:

"Hello. Still from my hospital bed, but really in pretty good shape I am writing to inform you about my health and the further stages of treatment.

"At the moment I am on the fourth and final chemistry and more than 3 month stay in hospital. All the treatments went like a storm though not without some serious "holes". Thus, I close this stage of medications and will soon begin radiation, and then, waiting for my bone marrow.

"Yes, yes, we have a donor !:-)))

"After months of searching, the foundation has found the person whose genotype is identical with mine. It would be difficult to achieve if they did not support a large number of people.

"First of all, I must express my great admiration for my wonderful and devoted fiancee, Dorothy. Despite the adversity, the public comments, often small and pitiful, became the head to help me and many others. Your help is appreciated. Thank you and I love you.

"On behalf of myself and all the patients, I would like to thank everyone who signed up for the bone bank, regardless of place of origin, color or creed. All over the world took the charity concerts, people from industry, bands and fans primarily involved in the action with total dedication. You're great! Thanks to one of you can be my transplant but remember that your attitude can save many others in need therefore appeal: do not stop! March continues to victory! Horns Up!"

Source: BW&BK

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1. RTB writes:

Bitter sweet..
Im happy for him from a human being standpoint, but i can't get all the negative rhetoric out of my head that this band spewed out the past year...
Medically not out of the woods yet but hope he makes it

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 9:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. ??? writes:

I missed the reason why the bastard needed a f***ing Bone
marrow donor

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 9:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Natsquatch writes:

Reading the very first sentence in the article wouldn't hurt, prick.

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 10:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. THRASH TILL DEATH writes:

HES GONA BE OK!!!

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 10:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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Great to hear.

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 10:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. EsotericSurgery writes:

#3, I was thinking that...but as I got half way through writing my post I thought...why even bother with this a$$hole? Someone who can't read the first sentence (or more likely isn't aware that Leukemia of the blood requires marrow transfer) isn't worth the 30 seconds of your life. lol

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 11:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. RTB writes:

Nats, you go to Texas.a&m right?
If so congrats on the win vs Oklahoma, if not whups! Hope school is going well for you sir

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 11:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. MetalByNumbers writes:

Great news. Hope he is ok

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 11:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. metal2death writes:

f*** yeah! rejoice fellow metalheads, a legend is still with us today. these next few years are going to be historic for the community

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 12:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. BrianMN writes:

Good to know Lord Satan does answer the occassional prayer LOL.
Now, if he'd just give me the winning powerball numbers. :)

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 12:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Blindgreed1 writes:

NAT: LMFAO!!!

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 1:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Greyback writes:

Sweet, and like the guy says don't stop donating ,you can still help others in this situation. Best recovery... :)

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 1:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. N0b0dy writes:

I wish the best for Nergal. Little b****es like #2 Should read the f***ing first sentence. instead of act p***ed off

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 2:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Hammerheart writes:

Awesome news. I hope everything goes well with the donation. Let's get Behemoth back on the road and back in the studio! One step at a time, though..

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 2:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Stillborn Axe writes:

This is great news... Good luck to Nergal from me and my Bandmates in BILE OF MAN, and the rest of the metalhead society in South Africa. We wish you well and hope to see you on a stage soon!! HORNS UP!! \M/

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 3:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. cam666 writes:

Best new's i have heard all day. I hope he get's well real soon

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 3:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. hellrat writes:

alright! good for ol Nergie....hope the 'plant takes and he is able to continue mortifying the fragile minded :)

an excellent illustration of goodwill, solidarity, and never giving up

hey stillborn, great manx pun in your band's name...pretty clever!

also loved the classic dry burn from 'Squatch

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 3:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. NW_MetalHead writes:

That is great news, hopefully the next steps in his recovery go well!

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 3:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Jay3730 writes:

Fantastic news. I hope that his body doesn't reject the marrow and that his condition keeps improving from there.

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 3:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Triforce writes:

Whoever the donor is deserves a life supply of cookies, f***ing eh.

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 4:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Trendkill91 writes:

Good news for Nergal and Behemoth!

Post #2 - Fvck off troll! Nobody likes your a$$ mouth comment.

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 5:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Metalheadx101x writes:

This is the BEST f***ING NEWS IVE HEARD ALL DAY! Lets hope Nergal pulls off a full recovery, the worst part is yet to come. Chemo and the transplant surgeries are horribly taxing.

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 7:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. sonictherapy writes:

It is good that he found a match. I remember that Dave Pritchard of Armored Saint died from leukemia years ago because he could not get a donor match in time. None of his family was a match because he was adopted.

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 8:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. panteradude writes:

You aint nuttin but a b****-ass nigga. I could f*** you up and down b****!! Hell yea!

# Nov 8, 2010 @ 10:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Dasher10 writes:

Panteradude is thankfully setting new standards for intelligent debate.

# Nov 9, 2010 @ 12:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Lynx-Ragnarok writes:

f***ing A!!! Definitely awesome news! This has made my day after some tragic news...!

# Nov 9, 2010 @ 1:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Laurel writes:

All the fun is going out of rock n roll if loose these guys,,so good luck and forever rock!

# Nov 9, 2010 @ 2:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Necrovomit writes:

....yay

# Nov 9, 2010 @ 10:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. 9Maggot9 writes:

yay awesome news ^^

# Nov 9, 2010 @ 8:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Jenny writes:

Yeah post 9! And lol at 20.

YEEEAAHH! \m/

# Nov 10, 2010 @ 11:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. PANDA writes:

I knew Nergal would be okay. That guy hit beast mode in like, fvckin kindergarten lmfao. xD This is really awesome though. I'm so happy he found a match. :3

# Nov 10, 2010 @ 12:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Pargun writes:

Die already

# Nov 10, 2010 @ 6:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Trendkill91 writes:

Pargun - Stop being an attention seeking whore and go back to what you do best. Not being here.

# Nov 10, 2010 @ 8:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. ASDF writes:

#2 AND #13
IP logged
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# Nov 10, 2010 @ 8:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. pinto_beans writes:

ASDF: HA!! The wonders of IP logging!

# Nov 10, 2010 @ 9:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. batmanzlegacy writes:

best news ive heard in a long while gonna go listen to Evangelion and drinks some beers for him !,,!.

# Nov 11, 2010 @ 5:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. TheIronMan writes:

Pargun: I could say the same to you.

# Nov 11, 2010 @ 7:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. marissa writes:

YAY im soooo happy nergal found someone <;33 BEHEMOTH is my fave band HAIL BEHEMOTH \m/

# Nov 11, 2010 @ 3:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. The one who.....LIVES! writes:

THIS IS INDEED THE BEST f***ING NEWS I HAVE HAD ALL DAY, THANK THE GODS OF OLD!
When I was reading this I got f***ing chills down my spine, I am happy for Nergal, his wife, and the band. I am proud that he fought this illness and is showing the world that we can fight off anything if we put all our strength twards it. Nergal through out the years has proven many things to us. Things that have been false, things that have been true, and now he has proven that we are stronger then we all think and can win any f***ing battle! ALL HAIL ADAM' NERGAL', ALL HAIL THE MIGHTY BEHEMOTH!!!!!
Thanx again. M.A.M. II

# Nov 11, 2010 @ 7:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. Kitty & Tim writes:

horns our bro'
so happy they found a match. Cant wait to see you on the road. If it's not METAL it's crap!

# Nov 11, 2010 @ 10:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. Blindgreed1 writes:

Pargun: God bless you son. *motions the Father, the son and the holy ghost*

Everyone rejoice! Praise the lord that Nergal has found a donor! Prise him God Damnit! Praise Nergal!!! Buuuuaaaahahahahahahaha!!!!

Had you guys goin for a minute didn't I?

# Nov 12, 2010 @ 10:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. Triforce writes:

lol 2 and 13 wtf man, why?

# Nov 13, 2010 @ 12:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. wilco writes:

cool good news
hope he will get beter soon

# Nov 13, 2010 @ 1:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. Natsquatch writes:

Ah sh**balls, I forgot I commented here. Howdy RTB, if you're reading this now. I'm a little late. I was at A&M in Corpus Christi last year, but I'm going to school in the Dallas area now, and might be transferring over to University of Texas in Austin next year... I can't seem to stay put, lol.

# Nov 13, 2010 @ 5:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. metalrox555 writes:

Well, I was trying to decide what band I want to listen to right now but this just made my decision easy. This is great to hear as everyone said!

# Nov 13, 2010 @ 5:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. wakaka writes:

means he'll be okay and start touring like a motherf***er again! wooo

# Nov 15, 2010 @ 3:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. Rubyred writes:

That's truely wonderful news and a blessing: I'm thrilled very happy that the young BEHEMOTH/Frontman-Monster Vocalist (no pun intended) Nergal/Adam Darski will be just fine and his on the right path to healing-the Doctor's in all in making him whole/well again with this new bone-marrow. Big smile! I bet the Hospital will never forget his presence there: knowing they had a heavy Rock N Roller Alligator in their mist, smile...'his band BEHEMOTH are known for their sharp music-bite. Healthy wishes to you NERGAL and I'm relief/happy all is gonna be well with you: take care of your band (their awesome like you! Hugs to you/Nergal and Orion, Inferno & Seth) and your girl/Doda-Dorothy and vice-a-versa THEY "you"! Peace and Godbless.

# Nov 16, 2010 @ 8:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. hellrat writes:

jeez Rubes....i mean, wow----that's gotta be some good sh!t eh?

holy fvckin muffintop

# Nov 16, 2010 @ 10:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. \m/codester\m/ writes:

good news for nergal!! yeea i think he will be fine

# Nov 17, 2010 @ 5:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. Plibt writes:

meanwhile the largest jesus statue is now in Poland haha i say it shuold be corpsepainted in honor of Nergal's good health :]

# Nov 22, 2010 @ 8:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. MULTILATION FOR FUN!!! writes:

Well,
It aint over yet- anything can happen still. God (the Father) can still let his time end (and for lucifer to take him, which Nergal will have MORE THAN AN EYE OPENER THEN!!!). Yea, he got his band to be one of the best, but to praise lucifer all along....??, when he himself (Nergal) fought against lucifer to begin with to get to be on this planet!!!...??? (all those who followed lucifer are in hell with him, right?- which means that all those that fought against lucifer got to progress to this life, right?) So when this Nergal ends up in hell, in the hands of THE BEAST, who was casted into hell, and he (Nergal) IS one of those that got them casted there (lucifer, the beast, the antichrist, and the rest of those in hell with them...)...., what do you think will happen?
"Great musician, BUT A DUMBASS!!!!!" This is probably his last chance to pull his head out. If he doesn't, don't expect it to come out good. I wrote the same thing about Chuck Schuldner way back when, and look at what happened there.

# Nov 24, 2010 @ 1:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. livingDeaDbeat00 writes:

#34 - BAHAHA! That was the first thing I checked when I saw #13.

# Nov 24, 2010 @ 1:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. Dana_Diem writes:

Everyone making negative comments just need to go on to another page & keep your trash talking off of this one. No matter what your beliefs are, you cannot say Nergal shouldn't be here. He is human, just like we all are & deserves to be here. He is going to fight and overcome this disease. It amazes me how heartless some people can actually be, but I believe even the trash talkers do care because they took time out of their day to navigate to this page. Nergal, my boyfriend got me interested in your band, and I am thankful for that. Your music is very interesting to me & I congratulate you on the work you & your band have done. You can beat this. Best wishes to you...get well soon.

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