Ave Noctum

Your No. 1 Source For Extreme And Atmospheric Music And Film.



Myrkur, Nytt Land & Sean Parry – York Barbican 21/2/19

Ancient York for the duration of the Jorvik Viking Festival where wandering around the streets with a variety of weapons easily to hand is the norm. I mean seriously, how metal is that? Irresistible isn’t it? So with Northern Extremity… Continue Reading →

Myrkur & Jo Quail – Manchester Gorilla 22/12/18

My final gig of the year couldn’t have been better, an intimate night of sumptuous musicality in the company of two of the finest proponents of soulful, ambient and passionately intense performances even though headliner Myrkur did a black metal… Continue Reading →

Epica, Myrkur, Oceans Of Slumber – Manchester Ritz, 12/4/18

I enter the Ritz to a half empty floor and hoped that the crowd would swell in order to show Epica the support they rightly deserve. Oceans Of Slumber opened up the night and had a sleek and limited set… Continue Reading →

Damnation Festival – Leeds University Union 4/11/17

As I approached the University Union in Leeds, on a cold November morning, I could feel the air of anticipation growing, for I was about to embark on the annual bonfire weekend extravaganza that is the Damnation Festival. There were… Continue Reading →

Chelsea Wolfe – Hiss Spun (Sargent House)

There’s something about Chelsea. Something strange, sinister and utterly beguiling, something that makes you easily envisage her singing a dark ode at the end scenes in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks bar room. It’s a place where her haunting tones would… Continue Reading →

Myrkur – Mareidt (Relapse)

Denmark’s Amalie Bruun returns with her solo project, Myrkur, for the follow-up to 2015’s debut album ‘M’. Sophomore effort, ‘Mareidt’ is a different beast entirely when compared with its predecessor. ‘M’ combined the raw, masculine energy of second-wave black metal,… Continue Reading →

Myrkur – M (Relapse)

Last year’s debut self-titled EP by Myrkur came practically out of nowhere causing quite large debate about the origins of the songstress behind it, the fact that it had been released by Relapse certainly fuelled the fire and cries about… Continue Reading →

Darkher – The Kingdom Field (Prophecy)

This is a most welcome discovery by Prophecy that seemed to come out of nowhere but actually comes to us from West Yorkshire where everything is a bit on the darkh side. This is a project from singer songwriter Jayn… Continue Reading →

© 2019 Ave Noctum — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑