Nachtmystium – Addicts: Black Meddle Pt. For the most part, that continues on Addicts: Black Meddle Pt. This is a significant album for Nachtmystium. Assassins - Black Meddle Part I, an Album by Nachtmystium. Released 10 June 2008 on (catalog no. CM 8496-2; CD). Genres: Black Metal. Rated #510 in the best albums of 2008.
Assassins: Black Meddle, Part 1 by Released June 10, 2008 Recorded December 2007 at Volume Studios,,, Length 45: 05 Nachtmystium, Chris Black & Sanford Parker chronology (2008) Assassins: Black Meddle, Part 1 (2008) (2010) Assassins: Black Meddle, Part 1 is the fourth full-length album by band. It was released via in the on June 10, 2008, and by in on June 23, 2008. The record was recorded in December 2007 at 's Volume Studios. The album contains such experimental musical flirtations as and other non- musical 'meddling'. Contents • • • • • • • • • Background [ ], the band’s co-founder and front-man wanted to create an album that focused on experimental and progressive metal with a black metal influence.
Assassins was intended to be the band's departure from the traditional black metal genre. In an interview with the, Judd, the band's founder, claims the idea for the album's name came from his desire to reestablish Nachtmystium's image in the music community. He states, 'The idea of 'Assassins' is that an assassin kills, gets rid of or destroys something. It's not directly about us. We want to assassinate all these preconceived notions about where the metal community feels we belong in music and want to do our own thing. And what we do is black meddle.'
The album's subtitle itself incorporates the title of 's 1971 breakthrough album, while the album's opening track, 'One of These Nights', is a to the Meddle's '. Judd recruited producer Sanford Parker to lead the album’s production and audio engineering, and veteran drummer. Other guest artists were featured on the album, including Bruce Lamount of Yakuza, who provided a saxophone solo on the track “Oceanborn”. The band uploaded 'Your True Enemy', a song from Assassins, onto their page in February 2008, and the title track 'Assassins' in April 2008. Released a version of Assassins: Black Meddle, Part 1 with bonus tracks on June 20, 2008. Track listing [ ] All lyrics written by Chris Black, except where noted; all music composed by Blake Judd, except where noted. Title Lyrics Music Length 1.
'One of These Nights' 1:50 2. 'Assassins' Judd 8:07 3. 'Ghosts of Grace' Black, Judd Black, Judd 4:49 4. 'Away from the Light' (Instrumental) Black 2:19 5.
'Your True Enemy' Judd, Jeff Wilson 4:15 6. 'Code Negative' Lord Imperial 6:48 7. 'Omnivore' Judd, Wilson 5:05 8. 'Seasick (Part 1: Drowned at Dusk)' 4:52 9. 'Seasick (Part 2: Oceanborne)' 2:48 10. Contraband Candy.