NACHTMYSTIUM launches part 2 of the making of ‘Silencing Machine’

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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: 


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

  1. Dawn Over The Ruins Of Jerusalem
  2. Silencing Machine
  3. And I Control You
  4. The Lepers Of Destitution
  5. Borrowed Hope And Broken Dreams
  6. I Wait In Hell
  7. Decimation, Annihilation
  8. Reduced To Ashes
  9. Give Me The Grave
  10. These Rooms In Which We Weep

To pre-order Silencing Machine, please head over to iTunes for a digital copy or CM Distro for a variety of CD/LP formats and bundles that include NACHTMYSTIUM patches and shirts.


NACHTMYSTIUM will be playing a few shows in Colorado, Illinois, and Kansas around Silencing Machine‘s release. All upcoming tour dates are below.



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




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