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Noctem

Formed: 2001
From: Spain
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Noctem News

Below is our complete Noctem news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Noctem Drops Off Upcoming Tour Dates

Noctem has issued the following announcement about dropping off upcoming European tour dates:

"It is with great sadness that we have to communicate Noctem won't be performing in the next dates of the Obsidium European Campaign 2012:

04.12 – Vienna (Austria) "Escape Metalcorner"
05.12 – Prague (Czech) "Modra Vopice"
06.12 – Berlin (Germany) "K17"
07.12 – Erfurt (Germany) "from Hell"
08.12 – Oberhausen (Germany) "Helvete"
09.12 – Darmstadt (Germany) "Steinbruch Theatre"

"Due to problems encountered with the vehicle the band was travelling in and getting no solutions from those responsible of it (we tried to continue until the last moment) we have to announce that unfortunately Noctem can not continue with the tour's schedule until the day December 9.

"Enthroned, Forgotten Tomb and Impiety continue touring and performing without us, from here we wish them the best of luck and that everything is running normally.

"We can only apologize to The Flaming Arts Agency, all the local promoters, metalheads and people involved in this tour and promise you that we will be back for the next year. Europe. We will return in 2013!!!"

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Enthroned Announces Tour With Forgotten Tomb

Belgium-based black metal entity Enthroned and Italian black/rock/doom metal outfit Forgotten Tomb are due to kick off a European tour on the 28th of November at Le Korigan in Luynes/Aix (France).

Both bands are touring in support of their latest full-length albums: "Obsidium" (by Enthroned) released in March via Agonia Records, along with "...And Don't Deliver Us From Evil..." (by Forgotten Tomb) that is due to be released a month before the initial tour date.

The eleven-date journey will also include Singapore's black/death metal outfit Impiety as well as Spanish Black/Death thrashers Noctem. The entire event is organized by The Flaming Arts Agency. Dates are as follows:

28.11 - Luynes/Aix (France) "Le Korigan"
29.11 - France TBA
30.11 - Zurich (Switzerland) "Dynamo Grosser Saal"
01.12 - Romagnano Sesia (Italy) "Rock'n'Roll arena"
02.12 - Italy TBA
04.12 - Vienna (Austria) "Escape Metalcorner"
05.12 - Prague (Czech) "TBA"
06.12 - Berlin (Germany) "K17"
07.12 - Erfurt (Germany) "from Hell"
08.12 - Oberhausen (Germany) "Helvete"
09.12 - Darmstadt (Germany) "Steinbruch Theatre" More...

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Noctem Joining Marduk On Tour

Noctem has issued the following announcement about joining Marduk on a European tour starting at the end of the month:

"It's time to announce the incorporation of Noctem as special guest to the Serpent Sermon tour 2012 with Marduk and Immolation. This is the seventh time for Noctem touring Europe. After being included in several summer festivals, the band continues presenting their awarded latest album 'Oblivion' (Rising records/Metalblade records)."

Marduk's tour is in support of new album "Serpent Sermon" (reviewed here) and the dates featuring Noctem are:

31.08.2012 (GER) Berlin / K17
01.09.2012 (GER) Leipzig / Theater Fabrik
02.09.2012 (CZ) Ostrava / Barrak Music Club
03.09.2012 (HUN) Budapest / Blue Hell
05.09.2012 (ROM) Bucarest / Fabrica
06.09.2012 (BUL) Sofia / RBF Club
07.09.2012 (GRE) Thessaloniki / 8ball
08.09.2012 (GRE) Atheens / Kyttaro Live
09.09.2012 (MAC) Skopje / MKC
10.09.2012 (SER) Beograd / Gun Club
11.09.2012 (CRO) Zagreb / Mochvara
12.09.2012 (SLO) Ljubljana / Gala Hala
13.09.2012 (ITA) Firenze / Garage
14.09.2012 (ITA) Roma / Traffic Live
15.09.2012 (ITA) Trezzo sull'Adda (Mi) / Live Club

The full tour poster with a complete list of Marduk dates can also be viewed below. More...

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Costa De Fuego Festival 2012 Announces Dates

The first edition of the Costa De Fuego Festival 2012 will take place on July 20th and 21st in Benicassim, Castellon, Spain in the Las Palmas desert. Camping will start one day before and extend to one day after. There will be over three stages and fifty bands playing the festival, an initial list of which we have put below. Get more information on the Festival by heading over to its website.

GUNS 'N' ROSES
MARILYN MANSON
NIGHTWISH
IN FLAMES
OPETH
PARADISE LOST
WARCRY
LACUNA COIL
BARON ROJO
OBUS
HAMLET
BERRI TXARRAK
KATATONIA
AMORPHIS
CANCER BATS
WE ARE THE OCEAN
ROLO TOMASSI
STEEL HORSE
NOCTEM

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Noctem Announces "European Conquest" Tour

Noctem has checked in with the following announcement about the upcoming "European Conquest" tour:

"The 6th time for Noctem touring Europe, this time the Spanish black-death metallers keep presenting their awarded and successful album 'Oblivion' (Rising records/Metalblade records) which received a crushing and outstanding feedback from the international press and metalheads!!!

30/03/12 - Moita Metal Fest / Moita (PT)
06/04/12 - Marisco Rock Fest / Granada (SP)
07/04/12 - Sevilla Rock / Sevilla (SP)
14/04/12 - Huginns Awakening Fest (BE)
14/06/12 - Jam Rock Fest /Hradec Kralove (CZ)
15/06/12 - Czech Death Fest / Cerveny Kostelec (CZ)
17/08/12 - Leyendas del Rock / Murcia (SP)
18/08/12 - Motocultor Fest / Bretagne (FR)

"...And more dates to be confirmed soon!" More...

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Noctem Adds Dates To European Tour

Spanish black/death metal band Noctem has added a few dates to it's Iberian Conquest tour. The band is touring in support of it's recent album "Oblivion," and the three dates Noctem added are below. Check out the band's official video for "The Arrival of the False Gods" after the jump.


14 APRIL-2012, HUGGINS AWAKENING FEST // OSTEND (BE)
15 JUNE-2012, CZECH DEATH FEST // CERVENY KOSTELEC(CZ)
18-19 AUGUST, MOTOCULTOR FEST // BRETAGNE (FR)


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Noctem Announces "Iberian Conquest" Tour

Spanish act Noctem has announced the details for the "Iberian Conquest" tour, which is set to take place in January and February. Details are available in the tour poster below, and the currently announced dates are as follows:

21/01/2012 Factory Rock Fest - Oviedo
16/02/2012 Rocksound - Barcelona
17/02/2012 Paberse Matao - Valencia
18/02/2012 Ultimátum - Zaragoza
19/02/2012 Haemorrage - Castellón
17/08/2012 Leyendas del Rock - Murcia More...

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Noctem Posts New Year Greetings Clip

Noctem has posted a new year's greeting video online discussing the band's upcoming activity, which can be viewed below. Noctem also commented:

"End of the current year, we want to thank all of you who supported the band in 2011 and hope next year will be a blast for all of you! Here goes a video of Exo sending greetings to the Russian metalheads and readers of heavymusic.ru!!! For a smashing 2012!!!"

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Noctem Posts "The Arrival Of The False Gods" Video

Spain's Noctem has posted a new music video online for "The Arrival of the False Gods," taken from the "Oblivion" album (out on Rising Records / Metalblade 2011). The clip was directed by Henry Menacho Sangama of Kronik Productions and can be found below.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Popol Vuh
2. The arrival of the false gods
3. Universal disorder
4. Abnegation and brutality
5. Invictus
6. Sons of Hun-vucub
7. Seeking the ruin of souls
8. Unredemption
9. Q'uma'rka'aa'j
10. A borning winged snake
11. Oblivion

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Noctem Announces Finnish Tour Dates

Spain's Noctem has issued the following announcement about upcoming tour dates with Finnish act Coprolith:

"The finest art of despair and melancholy put together with their supreme act of hatred, Noctem (ES) and Coprolith (FIN) will devastate the grounds of Finland in December 2011. This early christmas present for all of you Blackened Death Metal maniacs, presented by Satan himself, will take place on the following locations:

8.12.2011 @ Club Prkl, Helsinki + Chaotech
9.12.2011 @ Soho, Porvoo + tba
10.12.2011 @ The Rock, Kokkola + tba
11.12. 2011 @ Klubi, Turku + Mormânt De Snagov

"So get your asses to the shows and be prepared to be mutilated by these acts of brutality and bloodshed! Hail Murder!" More...

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Metalhit.com Launches New Free Compilation

Metal Maniacs and Metalhit.com are offering up the newest installment of their free monthly metal compilation for download worldwide. The latest compilation, available until November 14th, includes free, as-of-yet unreleased downloadable tracks from:

ROOT (Agonia Records)
DEVIL (Soulseller Records)
BLACK TUSK (Relapse Records)
TJSUDER (Seasons of Mist)
NUNFUCKRITUAL (Debemur Morti Prod.)
NOCTEM (Metal Blade Records)
A PLEA FOR PURGING (Facedown Records)
ACHERONTAS (Agonia Records)
BAHIMIRON (Moribund Records)

Visitors may also enter to win a free copy of Root's "Heritage of Satan" CD, courtesy of Agonia Records. To download the compilation and enter the contest, visit this location.

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Noctem Streaming New Song "Universal Disorder"

After a couple of demos and a live record, Noctem released the debut album "Divinity" in 2009. Since then the quintet has hit the road hard and shared stages with the likes of Napalm Death, Gorgoroth, and Incantation. Earlier this year, Noctem entered the studio to work on sophomore full-length "Oblivion," the 11-song album that will hit North American stores October 25th.

Starting today, AOL's Noisecreep is streaming the track "Universal Disorder" off the upcoming release "Oblivion." Read an official statement from Noctem about "Universal Disorder" at Noisecreep and check out the track here.

Cover artwork for "Oblivion" was created by Marcelo Vasco, a Brazilian designer who worked with Noctem on the "Divinity" cover and is also known for his work with bands like Dimmu Borgir, Dark Funeral, Satyricon, Belphegor, and Gorgoroth.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Popol Vuh
2. The arrival of the false gods
3. Universal disorder
4. Abnegation and brutality
5. Invictus
6. Sons of Hun-vucub
7. Seeking the ruin of souls
8. Unredemption
9. Q'uma'rka'aa'j
10. A borning winged snake
11. Oblivion More...

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Noctem To Release Album In North America

Metal Blade Records is set to drop Spanish black metal outfit Noctem's current release "Oblivion" in North America on October 25th, 2011. "Oblivion" has been available only as an import until now and is the second part to Noctem's previous release "Divinity." A teaser video for "Oblivion" created by the band can be seen after the jump.

The band commented on the album, "The second part from the trilogy that started with Divinity is going to be the hardest, fastest and darkest opus from the band until the date. The album has been produced by Daniel Cardoso (Anathema, Ava Inferi, Anneke Vangiersbergen…) and recorded in the Ultrasound Studios 2 from Moita, Setubal (Portugal).

"Lyrically, Noctem talks about Mesoamerican cultures, with special attention to the Maya. On this album the band expresses its opposition to the Spanish barbarity, strongly criticizing the colonization and the imposition of Christianity in the lands of the yukata. Again Noctem not hesitate to speak about the cult of blood, the low value of human life and the decrepitude of the mortal soul."

The track listing is as follows:

1. Popol Vuh
2. The arrival of the false gods
3. Universal disorder
4. Abnegation and brutality
5. Invictus
6. Sons of Hun-vucub
7. Seeking the ruin of souls
8. Unredemption
9. Q'uma'rka'aa'j
10. A borning winged snake
11. Oblivion More...

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"Lux Mundi" Tour Support Acts Announced

After it was recently revealed that Six Reasons To Kill will be joining the upcoming "Lux Mundi" European tour with Samael and Keep of Kalessin, more opening bands have since been announced.

Also appearing as supporting acts on various legs of the "Lux Mundi" tour will be In Vain, Dark End, Minkus, Noctem, and Dead Shape Figure. The promotional poster featuring the dates that each band will support Samael and Keep of Kalessin can be found below.

Finland's Dead Shape Figure also recently appeared on Metalunderground.com's Peter Steele tribute album by offering a cover of the Type O Negative track "Dead Again," with full details available here. More...

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Noctem Streaming Entire New Album

Noctem is currently streaming the band's entire new album "Oblivion" online. To check out the upcoming release, head over to the Noctem Facebook page. The stream will be available until Sunday, June 12th, with the album seeing official release on June 13th.

A teaser trailer for the album can be found here, and the "Oblivion" track listing is as follows:

1. Popol Vuh
2. The arrival of the false gods
3. Universal disorder
4. Abnegation and brutality
5. Invictus
6. Sons of Hun-vucub
7. Seeking the ruin of souls
8. Unredemption
9. Q'uma'rka'aa'j
10. A borning winged snake
11. Oblivion

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Noctem Posts Single From "Oblivion"

Noctem has posted the first single online from the band's upcoming album "Oblivion." You can check out the new song "Invictus" by heading over to the band's MySpace profile. "Oblivion" will be released through Rising Records in Spain on April 25th and worldwide on June 13th. A teaser trailer for the album can be found here and the track listing is as follows:

1. Popol Vuh
2. The arrival of the false gods
3. Universal disorder
4. Abnegation and brutality
5. Invictus
6. Sons of Hun-vucub
7. Seeking the ruin of souls
8. Unredemption
9. Q'uma'rka'aa'j
10. A borning winged snake
11. Oblivion

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Noctem Uploads New Album Teaser

Noctem has uploaded a teaser trailer for the upcoming album "Oblivion," which can be seen below. "Oblivion" is set for release on June 13th, 2011.

You can check out the cover artwork at this location, and the "Oblivion" track listing is as follows:

1. Popol Vuh
2. The arrival of the false gods
3. Universal disorder
4. Abnegation and brutality
5. Invictus
6. Sons of Hun-vucub
7. Seeking the ruin of souls
8. Unredemption
9. Q'uma'rka'aa'j
10. A borning winged snake
11. Oblivion

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Noctem Reveals New Album Details

Noctem has announced that the band's new album will be titled "Oblivion." You can check out the cover artwork after the jump, and the band also commented:

"The second part from the trilogy that started with 'Divinity' is going to be the hardest, fastest and darkest opus from the band until the date. The album has been produced by Daniel Cardoso (Angelus Apatrida, Ava Inferi, Anneke Van Giersbergen) and recorded in the Ultrasound Studios 2 from Portugal.

"The cover has been created by Marcelo Vasco, brazilian designer who worked with Noctem in the Divinity's cover and also worked before with bands like Dimmu Borgir, Dark Funeral, Satyricon, Belphegor, Gorgoroth and many more. Oblivion is going to be released worldwide through Rising Records. These are the dates you must remember! Pre-release in Spain: 25 /04/ 2011 (Signed limited tour edition) & Worldwide release: 13/06/2011. The band will start presenting the album on the road in the first assault of their Spanish tour from the end of April!"

The "Oblivion" track listing is as follows:

1. Popol Vuh
2. The arrival of the false gods
3. Universal disorder
4. Abnegation and brutality
5. Invictus
6. Sons of Hun-vucub
7. Seeking the ruin of souls
8. Unredemption
9. Q'uma'rka'aa'j
10. A borning winged snake
11. Oblivion More...

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Noctem Signs To Rising Records

Noctem recently announced that the band is recording a new full-length album. Rising Records has now checked in with the following brief update about signing a deal with Noctem to release the album:

"We are delighted to announce the signing of Spanish metallers Noctem. Their second album is due for release in April."

In the mean time, you can also check out Noctem's music by heading over to the band's official MySpace music profile.

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Noctem To Record New Album

Spanish act Noctem has checked in with the following brief update about entering the studio to record a new album:

"Noctem is going to enter the studio in February for the recording sessions of their new album. Daniel Cardoso from Ultrasound studios from (Braga, Portugal) will be the producer of the new opus of the band. Details of the album will be revealed soon."

In the mean time, you can listen to Noctem songs available for streaming through the band's MySpace page. Noctem also recently posted behind the scenes footage online from the shooting of the "Divinity" music video, which can be found here.

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