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  • Years Active: 2000s
  • Website: http://www.nachtmystium.bigcartel.com/
  • Recent Activity: 10.04.12 RT @SweetRelief: On the Sweet Relief office hi-fi today: @PWElverum @STRATUSbass @Nicole_Vaughn @CRNKN @nachtmystium @SYNKRODUB @IndianS ...
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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Although he's employed a number of sidemen over the years, Nachtmystium is essentially the work of Chicago native Azentrius, who began recording demos in 1998 and continues to unleash regular examples of raw, misanthropic, Scandinavian-style black metal (think Darkthrone, early Mayhem, Satyricon, etc.) on releases such as 2002's Reign of the Malicious, 2004's Demise, and 2006's Instinct: Decay.

eMusic Features


Interview: Nachtmystium

By Jon Wiederhorn, Contributor

Like some of the artists Nachtmystium frontman Blake Judd admires most – among them, Ministry and Pink Floyd – Judd's songs have been strongly colored by his past drug use, from the psychedelic excursions of 2009's Assassins: Black Meddle Pt I. to the heavier, darker post-metal trips of 2010's Addicts: Black Meddle Pt. II. Their latest, this year's Silencing Machine, is no exception, but its messages are harsher. From a distance, it's a creative blast… more »


  • 10.04.12 RT @SweetRelief: On the Sweet Relief office hi-fi today: @PWElverum @STRATUSbass @Nicole_Vaughn @CRNKN @nachtmystium @SYNKRODUB @IndianS ...
  • 09.14.12 RT @Metal_Mark: The Great @Nachtmystium Announces A New Headlining Tour! First Confirmed Dates Are Here: http://t.co/jPnarmEF #Nachtmyst ...
  • 09.14.12 RT @metalinsider: Here are tour dates for the @Nachtmystium tour that was just announced: http://t.co/ScqVbuKJ
  • 09.14.12 RT @centurymedia: US fans, catch @NACHTMYSTIUM on the ''Dawn Over The Ruins of America 2012" tour w/ Jarboe (feat. Baleyyg) & Weapon ...
  • 09.14.12 Exciting news! @BrooklynVegan presents #DawnOverTheRuinsOfAmerica2012 with Jarboe & Weapon! First set of dates here: http://t.co/DlKX2Nss
  • 09.10.12 RT @metalassaultLA: Interview: NACHTMYSTIUM Frontman Discusses New Album “Silencing Machine” http://t.co/GB5fxL1D @nachtmystium @century ...
  • 09.02.12 RT @variantmule: @Nachtmystium's Silencing Machine - It made me feel awful, but in a great way. Check out my full review here!: http://t ...
  • 09.02.12 RT @timwilcox: The cataclysmic opening of @nachtmystium 'Your True Enemy' is up there with Deathspell Omega's stuff. Rewind rewind!
  • 09.01.12 NYC! Get your tickets now! http://t.co/frUnwovo
  • 09.01.12 RT @leadbender: I know its only Sept but i know Dawnbringer and @nachtmystium are I and 2 on year end list for sure. Just not sure whic ...
  • 08.29.12 RT @seanblackmetal: New @nachtmystium hasn't left the stereo ..... These guys keep every album interesting. Cant wait for TWILIGHT III !!!
  • 08.28.12 Finalized our tour lineup for our upcoming November US headliner! Announcement coming soon!