Last time we heard of Nachtmystium, its mastermind Blake Judd announced the end of the band and the release of a final album called The World We Left Behind. Nachtmystium are returning to Belle City Sound today to put the finishing touches on the band's farewell album. The album will be released via Century Media Records worldwide in late spring/early summer 2014. An exact release date will be announced when it is confirmed.
Recently, after being released from jail for charges of theft, Nachtmystium's mastermind Blake Judd had alluded to the possibility of the band's new album being the last. Today, in an statement posted on his Facebook page, Judd confirms that he is indeed laying the band to rest. You should cherish the new album The World We Left Behind coming next year because it will be their swansong, apart from a split with The Many.
UPDATE on 05.11.2013 [Thanks to D.T. Metal]: Nachtmystium have premiered a new song from the new album announced by frontman Blake "Azentrius" Judd as being called The World We Left Behind. The new song is called "Voyager" and will appear on the new opus to be released in early spring 2014 on Century Media Records. It was written and produced by Blake Judd (who also plays guitars, synth, and sings on it), recorded at Belle City Sound by Chris Wisco, with Tim Preciado on guitar, John Porada on bass, and Sam Shroyer on drums. You can stream the song at this location.
Chicago is a hot spot lately. After the burger of controversy, Blake Judd of Chicago-based black metallers Nachtmystium has reportedly been arrested according to the Cook County Sheriff's Department Of Corrections website on charges of theft by unauthorized control of property not exceeding $500 in value. He was booked on Saturday, October 5th and his bail has been set at $25,000. Judd's next court date is scheduled for Friday, October 11th.
UPDATE on 16.04.2013: Gun Shy Assassin is now reporting that Nachtmystium is indeed on a hiatus but only in terms of touring, according to a statement released by Blake Judd which confirms he is in fact writing new material for the band.
No, this is not a dream. There is actually a new supergroup called Corrections House featuring Scott Kelly (Neurosis), Mike IX Williams (Eyehategod), Sanford Parker (Nachtmystium) and Bruce Lamont (Yakuza). Little is known about what this lineup created, but they are launching the band with a US tour (which will also feature solo sets from the artists comprising the band) in January/February 2013.
Black metal knights Nachtmystium have premiered another new song from their upcoming album Silencing Machine. This time, "Borrowed Hope And Broken Dreams" was the chosen song, which is currently streaming at this location. Silencing Machine will hit stores on July 31st via Century Media. Meanwhile, you can also check the album's title track, previously released, here.
"Silencing Machine", a brand new song and the title track from black metallers Nachtmystium's forthcoming album Silencing Machine is now available for streaming at this location. Silencing Machine has been scheduled for release on July 31st via Century Media.
Silencing Machine, the upcoming new album from US black metal machine Nachtmystium will be released on July 31st via Century Media. On that day, there will be a record release show at Reggie's Rock Club, Chicago, Illinois. The first 100 people through the door will receive a special Nachtmystium giveaway. The band has now revealed the album cover, which is available below. Silencing Machine will be available on CD, LP and digitally.
"As Made", a brand new song from US black metallers Nachtmystium is currently streaming online exclusively over at Invisible Oranges. The track is taken from the limited edition 7" single, with only 500 copies being pressed (200 black, 200 white and 100 in mint green vinyl), which also features a cover of the Joy Division song "The Eternal", with vocals by Chris Connelly (Revolting Cocks, Ministry). As Made will be released on May 15th in North America through Century Media and can be pre-ordered here and here.
Nachtmystium is in the studio! We're in the middle of our fifth day of tracking. Just completing the drums today for our new full-length album, Silencing Machine, to be released on Century Media Records worldwide on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 (It will be available on CD/ LP/digital). More details about the release as we draw nearer to the release date. We will also be announcing the official tour dates for our upcoming U.S. midwest mini-tour with Krieg and Murmur beginning on July 25th. We will be headlining the first of two nights at the annual underground black metal festival, The Gathering Of Shadows, out in Colorado. The festival dates are July 27th and July 28th. We will headline the night of the 27th, and then we will be playing a headlining show in Denver with the full tour package + local support on Sunday, July 29th. Venue and ticketing details will be announced when we release the details for the entire tour sometime next week.