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Album: Nachtmystium – Silencing Machine

August 29th, 2012

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Nachtmystium
Silencing Machine
Century Media
30 July 2012

by David Keevill

Nachtmystium have always been an interesting beast, because whilst they’re yet to release something truly groundbreaking (although Addicts: Black Meddle Pt. 2 came pretty close), they have pushed the genre into experimental, confusing territories and have shown themselves to be keen on growing, rather than recycling, black metal’s increasingly plagiarised bedrock sounds. Does Silencing Machine reap the rewards of their experimentalism?

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Album: Nachtmystium – Black Meddle, Pt II: Addicts

July 12th, 2010

Nachtmystium
Black Meddle Part II: Addicts
Candlelight Records
07 June 2010

by Mike Strata

From Disaronno’s whisky adverts to Andy Gray’s frantic babbling on a Sunday afternoon, the slogan “expect the unexpected” has become so old and tired it makes Zsa Zsa Gabor look positively perky. However, when it comes to describing the audio output of Illinois’ premier psychedelic metal alchemists Nachtmystium over the last few years, there really is no better phrase.

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2008 into 2009: Nachtmystium

December 6th, 2008

Founding member of psychedelic, extreme metallers Nachtmystium, Blake Judd talks about his plans to nail nuns and his year of getting nailed by pesky coppers near the Grand Canyon. Fucking pigs!

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What was your highlight of 2008?
Touring with Boris and Torche in North America. Great trip, great people, great shows. Couldn’t ask for more.

What’s the worst thing that happened to you in 2008?
Got arrested on tour for possession of marijuana in Arizona, the state with the harshest laws on pot. Fucking ridiculous!

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