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Gift of Gods

Nocturno Culto's Gift of Gods - 'Receive' mini-album coming October. Pre-orders available

Gift of Gods is the name given to this new beast from the mind of Nocturno Culto, one half of the legendary Norwegian black metal band, Darkthrone. For Gift of Gods, Nocturno turns his hand to creating pure unbridled heavy metal excellence, taking in a vast array of influences from decades past to concoct a special whirlwind of melodic riffing & headbanging anthems on this 30 minute heavy metal pilgrimage. ’Receive’ also features a rendition of ’Looking For an Answer’ originally by obscure Swedish 80’s band, Universe.

A labour of love over several years since its initial inception, Nocturno performs all instruments himself & has also been responsible for recording this mini-album at his own studio. ’Receive’ was mixed & mastered by Jack Control at Enormous Door, after having recently worked with Nocturno on Darkthrone’s ’The Underground Resistance’.
 
’Receive’ will be released October 28th on vinyl & CD on Peaceville Records, & can be pre-ordered from HERE.

Nocturno comments on the release:

"Finally, the mini album is done. Gift Of Gods has been a great ride for me. I don't want this to end now, so I will most likely work on new material. Thanks to my partner in crime, K.A.Hubred, we got to rehearse during the last two years. What to expect? I have no idea how to describe this, but it's metal for sure".

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Live Dates

April 2014

  • 17/04, Theater of the Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Behemoth
  • 17/04, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Behemoth
  • 17/04, La Nef - Angouleme, France
    Napalm Death
  • 18/04, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Behemoth
  • 18/04, Le 9 Cube - Chateauroux, France
    Napalm Death
  • 19/04, Treasure Island Event Venue - San Francisco, CA, US
    Autopsy
  • 19/04, Inferno Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Mortuary Drape
  • 19/04, Irving Plaza - New York, NY, US
    Behemoth
  • 20/04, Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR, US
    Shining
  • 22/04, Club Soda - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 23/04, DNA Lounge - San Francisco, CA, US
    Shining
  • 23/04, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 24/04, Echoplex - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Shining
  • 24/04, Agora Theatre & Ballroom - Cleveland, OH, US
    Behemoth
  • 25/04, House of Blues - Chicago, IL, US
    Behemoth
  • 25/04, The Glass House - Pomona, CA, US
    Shining
  • 25/04, Kingston Downs - Rome, GA, US
    Mayhem
  • 26/04, Skyway Theater - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Behemoth
  • 26/04, The Backstage at Championship Bar - Trenton, NJ, US
    The Provenance
  • 26/04, The River Club Music Hall - Scituate, MA, US
    The Gathering
  • 27/04, Garrick Centre - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 27/04, Circo Volador - Mexico City, Mexico
    Shining
  • 29/04, Mac Hall - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 30/04, Cycle Club - Florence, Italy
    Taake
  • 30/04, Union Hall - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Behemoth

May 2014

  • 01/05, ByScenen - Haugesund, Norway
    Katatonia
  • 02/05, Vox Warehouse - Leeds, UK
    Napalm Death
  • 02/05, Motion - Bristol, UK
    Gehenna
  • 02/05, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 02/05, Avalon - Hollywood, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 02/05, Motion - Bristol, UK
    Doom
  • 03/05, Studio Seven - Seattle, WA, US
    Behemoth
  • 03/05, Unknown venue - Bristol, UK
    Doom
  • 05/05, El Plaza Condesa - Mexico City, Mexico
    Behemoth
  • 08/05, Le Ferrailleur - Nantes, France
    Taake
  • 08/05, Biebob - Vosselaar, Belgium
    Katatonia
  • 09/05, Le Tetris - Le Havre, France
    Napalm Death
  • 09/05, Divan du Monde - Paris, France
    Taake
  • 09/05, P60 - Amstelveen, Netherlands
    Katatonia
  • 10/05, Unknown venue - Kuurne, Belgium
    Aura Noir
  • 10/05, Clubzal - St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 10/05, The Garage - London, UK
    Taake
  • 10/05, Christuskirche - Bochum, Germany
    Katatonia
  • 11/05, Freiheiz - Munich, Germany
    Katatonia
  • 11/05, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 11/05, Dance Hall Magnit - Murmansk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 11/05, Sound Control - Manchester, UK
    Taake
  • 11/05, Les 4 Ecluses - Dunkirk, France
    Napalm Death
  • 11/05, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 12/05, Passionskirche Kreuzberg - Berlin, Germany
    Katatonia
  • 13/05, Schüür - Luzern, Switzerland
    Katatonia
  • 13/05, Underground - Vladivostok, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 13/05, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Taake
  • 14/05, Les Docks - Lausanne, Switzerland
    Katatonia
  • 14/05, Velinaco - Khabarovsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 15/05, Divan du Monde - Paris, France
    Katatonia
  • 16/05, Megapolis - Irkutsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 16/05, Knockdown Center - Queens, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 16/05, Union Chapel - London, UK
    Katatonia
  • 16/05, Knockdown Center - Queens, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 16/05, Union Chapel - London, UK
    Katatonia
  • 16/05, Helvete Metal Club - Oberhausen, Germany
    Taake
  • 17/05, Brudenell Social Club - Leeds, UK
    Katatonia
  • 17/05, Havana - Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 18/05, Fakel - Tomsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 19/05, Otdych - Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 21/05, Electric Ballroom - London, UK
    Mayhem
  • 22/05, Unknown venue - Baltimore, MD, US
    Taake
  • 23/05, Unknown venue - Örebro, Sweden
    Pentagram
  • 23/05, Unknown venue - Örebro, Sweden
    Pentagram
  • 23/05, Zvezda - Samara, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 24/05, Küçükçiftlik Park - Istanbul, Turkey
    Pentagram
  • 24/05, Chinese Laundry - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 25/05, Glavclub - Moscow, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 26/05, Strike Arena - Krasnodar, Russian Federation
    Behemoth
  • 28/05, Yunost - Kiev, Ukraine
    Behemoth
  • 29/05, T.T. the Bear's Place - Cambridge, MA, US
    Unholy
  • 31/05, Out & Loud Festival - Geiselwind, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 31/05, Goffert Park - Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Behemoth
  • 31/05, Islington Assembly Hall - London, UK
    Anathema

June 2014

  • 06/06, Café Central - Weinheim, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 06/06, Zeppelinfeld - Nuremberg, Germany
    Opeth
  • 09/06, PPC - Graz, Austria
    Napalm Death
  • 11/06, Unknown venue - Copenhagen, Denmark
    My Dying Bride
  • 12/06, The Assembly - Leamington Spa, UK
    Anathema
  • 13/06, Race Course - Donnington, UK
    Anathema
  • 14/06, Avenue of the Saints - Indianola, IA, US
    Mayhem
  • 15/06, Gloucester Cathedral - Gloucester, UK
    Anathema
  • 20/06, Unknown venue - Clisson, France
    Paradise Lost
  • 20/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Behemoth
  • 20/06, Val De Moine - Clisson, France
    Opeth
  • 20/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Gehenna
  • 20/06, Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Behemoth
  • 20/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Shining
  • 20/06, Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Enslaved
  • 20/06, Unknown venue - Clisson, France
    Opeth
  • 21/06, Unknown venue - Montebello, QC, Canada
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 22/06, Site Du Hellfest - Clisson, France
    Opeth
  • 23/06, Plateia Nerou - Athens, Greece
    Behemoth
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Enslaved
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Paradise Lost
  • 27/06, Festivalpark Stenehei - Dessel, Belgium
    Enslaved
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Candlemass
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Napalm Death
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Opeth
  • 27/06, Unknown venue - Dessel, Belgium
    Paradise Lost

July 2014

  • 01/07, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Evoken
  • 04/07, With Full Force Festival - Roitzschjora, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 10/07, Unknown venue - Vizovice, Czech Republic
    Behemoth
  • 10/07, Ungdommens Hus - Fredericia, Denmark
    Aura Noir
  • 11/07, Unknown venue - Erfurt, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 12/07, Poble Espanyol - Barcelona, Spain
    Anathema
  • 15/07, VEGA - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pentagram
  • 17/07, Unknown venue - Nordfjordeid, Norway
    Opeth
  • 17/07, Slottsfjell - Tønsberg, Norway
    Opeth
  • 17/07, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Pentagram
  • 17/07, Unknown venue - Tønsberg, Norway
    Opeth
  • 18/07, Unknown venue - Jarocin, Poland
    Anathema
  • 20/07, De Boerderij - Zoetermeer, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 20/07, Unknown venue - Tolmin, Slovenia
    Opeth
  • 31/07, Unknown venue - Wacken, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 31/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    Behemoth