On July 30th in Europe and July 31st in North America, the Chicago-based black metal outfit NACHTMYSTIUM is set to release Silencing Machine, their 6th full length album and next celebrated chapter in the band’s storied career. To give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Silencing Machine, NACHTMYSTIUM has now launched the second of five in-studio videos featuring exclusive footage and interviews with the band. Filmed and edited by Justin Baron, who recently did the YAKUZA documentary, part 2 spotlights guitarist Andrew Markuszewski, and it can be viewed here: youtu.be/oNz-hmzaMrs
To watch part 1 of the making of Silencing Machine, click here.
Recorded at Engine Studios with the band’s own synths/electronics specialist Sanford Parker (YOB, PELICAN) handling producer duties, Silencing Machine is, as front-man/lead guitarist Blake Judd puts it, “A fuckin’ black metal record”. For a preview of Silencing Machine, be sure to check out the album’s recently released singles: “I Wait In Hell“, “Decimation, Annihilation“, “Borrowed Hope And Broken Dreams” and “Silencing Machine“. The complete track-listing for Silencing Machine is below.
Silencing Machine track-listing
- Dawn Over The Ruins Of Jerusalem
- Silencing Machine
- And I Control You
- The Lepers Of Destitution
- Borrowed Hope And Broken Dreams
- I Wait In Hell
- Decimation, Annihilation
- Reduced To Ashes
- Give Me The Grave
- These Rooms In Which We Weep
NACHTMYSTIUM will be playing a few shows in Colorado, Illinois, and Kansas around Silencing Machine‘s release. All upcoming tour dates are below.
NACHTMYSTIUM live 2012
7/25–Dubuque, IA–Off Minor with KRIEG and MURMUR
7/26–Des Moines, IA–Vaudeville Mews
7/29–Denver, CO–Marquis Theater with KRIEG and MURMUR
7/30–Lawrence, KS–The Bottleneck with KRIEG and MURMUR
7/31–Chicago, IL–Reggies Rock Club with KRIEG, MURMUR, DRUG HONKEY