Tag Archives: Nachtmystium

Is Blake Judd ripping off Nachtmystium fans again? [UPDATED]

Posted by on August 25, 2014

One year ago, Metal Insider was very excited to have Nachtmystium playing our CMJ party. Of course, that wasn’t meant to be, as band mastermind Blake Judd was arrested for theft, and instead of heading to New York to headline our show, he instead spent time in jail on misdemeanor theft charges. And while Judd […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/20: Upon A Burning Body isn’t missing from the charts

Posted by on August 20, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, any press is good press is what they say. Some might say Upon A Burning Body’s “publicity stunt” from a month ago soured their debut, but most people probably don’t care. It still […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/13: The charts get (God)smacked around

Posted by on August 13, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Ah, now that’s more like it. The debuts for this week are much greater in number (and more greatly anticipated) than last week. The top debut of the week isn’t all that surprising, but […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 5th: Greed

Posted by on August 5, 2014

The start of a new month brings us a veritable deluge of new music from recognizable talent, which is a very good thing for the metal community. Having this many well-known bands actively releasing new music on a given week shows that metal is a force to be reckoned with, and we metal fans will […]

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Blake Judd announces that Nachtmystium is not ending, just changing

Posted by on July 31, 2014

This is some of the best news we’ve seen today: Blake Judd has apparently decided that Nachtmystium is not ending after the release of The World We Left Behind. Thanks to an interview with Metal Mayhem Underground (uncovered thanks to our friends at MetalSucks), we now know that Judd plans for the band to continue, but […]

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Nachtmystium stream first single from final album

Posted by on July 30, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/xlObtWZjnWQ[/youtube] Other than the fact that the band mastermind went and got himself arrested instead of playing our CMJ showcase last year, we’re fans of Nachtmystium. Blake Judd has been wrestling with his demons for some time now, and as much as it sucked to have them not play our showcase, that time in jail seems to […]

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Century Media Records Co-Owner Oliver Withöeft Dies At Age 49

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Some sad news today. Oliver Witheöft, the co-owner of Century Media Records, has passed away today according to a report from Billboard. He was 49. According to his fellow colleagues, Withör had started taking some time off after falling ill. It has not been specified yet as to what illness Withör succumbed to. Many have […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Shocking Moments of 2013

Posted by on December 23, 2013

Tis the time when everyone starts celebrating the best of the past year’s albums with a flood of “Best Of Lists”. But while 2013 was filled with great music, it also had plenty of shocking moments. While some brought joy and others brought dismay, these moments left a major impact in the metal community. With […]

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Blake Judd officially breaks up Nachtmystium

Posted by on November 13, 2013

Today is Nachtymystium frontman Blake Judd’s 31st birthday. It’s also the first day of the rest of his musical career, as he announced in a lengthy Facebook post that he’s breaking up Nachtmystium. While he doesn’t give any official reason for breaking up the band, it’s undoubtedly connected to his addiction problem, which landed him […]

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Blake Judd confirms release of “final” Twilight album

Posted by on November 5, 2013

Blake Judd has been on a roll since his release from jail. Less than a day after premiering a new song from Nachtmystium, Judd has taken to his personal Facebook account to share updates on another one of his projects, Twilight. More specifically, Judd states that not only will the black metal supergroup’s long await […]

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