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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

NACHTMYSTIUM Unleashes NEW Album 'Silencing Machine' - Full Album Stream Available!

Today, the Chicago-based Black Metal outfit NACHTMYSTIUM has released their 6th full length album, 'Silencing Machine, today in North America. To purchase the album, 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. If you still haven't heard 'Silencing Machine', be sure to visit Spin.com for the exclusive album stream HERE..

Read on for a few reviews of the already critically acclaimed 'Silencing Machine':

"While not as outwardly experimental as 'Assassins' and 'Addicts' genre cross-breeding, 'Silencing Machine' still pushes [NACHTMYSTIUM's] sound forward, bringing the psychedelic and post-punk influences into an organic synthesis with their anthems to the welkin at midnight." -- DECIBEL MAGAZINE

"After releasing two albums--2008's 'Assassins: Black Meddle Part 1' and 2010's 'Addicts: Black Meddle Part 2'--that strayed significantly from the band's black metal roots, Chicago's NACHTMYSTIUM have returned to the wintry void with their latest, 'Silencing Machine.'" -- REVOLVER MAGAZINE

"NACHTMYSTIUM has always been the torchbearer when it comes to pushing black metal's boundaries to unthinkable, un-forest locales and while 2008's 'Assassins: Black Meddle Part I' and 2010's 'Addicts: Black Meddle Part II' were impressive bouts of exploratory surgeries, it is 'Silencing Machine' that is the true follow-up to NACHTMYSTIUM catalogue highlight 'Instinct: Decay'..." -- BRAVE WORDS

"The tracks are brutal, melodic, and powerful, merging all the best elements of NACHTMYSTIUM into one potent mix." -- HAILS AND HORNS

To give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of 'Silencing Machine', NACHTMYSTIUM has now launched the fourth 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 4 spotlights synths/electronics specialist and producer Sanford Parker, and it can be viewed here:

Parts 1-3 of the making of Silencing Machine can be viewed below:

- Part 1: http://youtu.be/-o7WzS8c-28
- Part 2: http://youtu.be/oNz-hmzaMrs
- Part 3: http://youtu.be/ZSnCzKk4Tsc

For fans that can't get enough of NACHTMYSTIUM, Punk News.org is hosting a contest that awards 1 winner a grand prize that includes a test pressing, cassette, and CD of 'Silencing Machine', plus a NACHTMYSTIUM shirt. The contest ends August 14th, so be sure to enter here while you can!


7/31--Chicago, IL--Reggies Rock Club with KRIEG, MURMUR, DRUG HONKEY

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