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?