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16/09/13

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

December 2014

  • 18/12, Terminal 5 - New York, NY, US
    Opeth
  • 18/12, TRIX Centrum voor Muziek - Antwerp, Belgium
    At the Gates
  • 19/12, Essigfabrik - Cologne, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 19/12, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Opeth
  • 20/12, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 20/12, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Opeth
  • 21/12, Kool Haus - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Opeth

January 2015

  • 03/01, Grass Valley Elk's Lodge - Grass Valley, CA, US
    The Gathering
  • 08/01, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Mayhem
  • 09/01, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Mayhem
  • 10/01, Webster Hall - New York, NY, US
    Mayhem
  • 11/01, Royale - Boston, MA, US
    Mayhem
  • 12/01, Club Soda - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 13/01, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 15/01, Agora Theatre & Ballroom - Cleveland, OH, US
    Mayhem
  • 16/01, Estragon - Bologna, Italy
    At the Gates
  • 16/01, Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL, US
    Mayhem
  • 17/01, The River Club Music Hall - Scituate, MA, US
    The Gathering
  • 17/01, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Mayhem
  • 17/01, Orion - Rome, Italy
    At the Gates
  • 18/01, Live Club - Trezzo sull'Adda, Italy
    At the Gates
  • 18/01, Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS, US
    Mayhem
  • 20/01, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Mayhem
  • 23/01, Republik - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 24/01, Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 26/01, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 27/01, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Mayhem
  • 27/01, Grand Central - Miami, FL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 28/01, Hawthorne Theater Lounge - Portland, OR, US
    Mayhem
  • 28/01, House of Blues - New Orleans, LA, US
    Behemoth
  • 28/01, State Theatre - Saint Petersburg, FL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 29/01, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 29/01, House of Blues - Houston, TX, US
    Behemoth
  • 30/01, Ziggy's - Winston-Salem, NC, US
    Napalm Death
  • 30/01, DNA Lounge - San Francisco, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 31/01, House of Blues - Dallas, TX, US
    Behemoth
  • 31/01, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    At the Gates
  • 31/01, Fonda Theatre - Hollywood, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 31/01, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Napalm Death

February 2015

  • 02/02, Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM, US
    Behemoth
  • 02/02, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 02/02, Sala - Mexico City, Mexico
    Anathema
  • 03/02, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 03/02, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Behemoth
  • 04/02, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 05/02, Mavericks - Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 05/02, Rockwell @ the Complex - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/02, House of Blues - Las Vegas, NV, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/02, Club Soda - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 07/02, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Behemoth
  • 07/02, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 07/02, Teatro Vorterix - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Anathema
  • 08/02, The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 08/02, The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA, US
    Behemoth
  • 08/02, Clash Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Anathema
  • 09/02, Agora Theatre & Ballroom - Cleveland, OH, US
    Napalm Death
  • 10/02, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Behemoth
  • 10/02, Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 11/02, Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 11/02, Amsterdam Bar and Hall - St. Paul, MN, US
    Napalm Death
  • 12/02, The Zoo - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 13/02, The Exchange - Regina, SK, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 13/02, Union Hall - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 13/02, John Dee - Oslo, Norway
    Keep of Kalessin
  • 14/02, Republik - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 14/02, Théâtre Lino Ventura - Nice, France
    Opeth
  • 14/02, MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 14/02, MacEwan Ballroom, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 15/02, Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 16/02, Garrick Centre - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 17/02, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 17/02, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Behemoth
  • 18/02, Studio Seven - Seattle, WA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 18/02, Orpheum Theatre - Madison, WI, US
    Behemoth
  • 19/02, The Hawthrone Theatre - Portland, OR, US
    Napalm Death
  • 20/02, Oakland Metro - Oakland, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 20/02, House of Blues - Chicago, IL, US
    Behemoth
  • 21/02, Egyptian Room, Old National Centre - Indianapolis, IN, US
    Behemoth
  • 21/02, Strummer's - Fresno, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 22/02, House of Blues Sunset Strip - West Hollywood, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 22/02, House of Blues - Cleveland, OH, US
    Behemoth
  • 23/02, Club Red - East Theater - Mesa, AZ, US
    Napalm Death
  • 23/02, St. Andrew's Hall - Detroit, MI, US
    Behemoth
  • 24/02, Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM, US
    Napalm Death
  • 24/02, Phoenix Concert Theatre - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 25/02, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 25/02, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Napalm Death
  • 26/02, Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS, US
    Napalm Death
  • 26/02, Pokalen - Oslo, Norway
    At the Gates
  • 27/02, Gas Monkey Live! - Dallas, TX, US
    Napalm Death
  • 27/02, House of Blues - Boston, MA, US
    Behemoth
  • 27/02, Nöjesfabriken - Karlstad, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 28/02, Webster Hall - New York, NY, US
    Behemoth
  • 28/02, Olympic Park - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 28/02, Fitzgerald's - Houston, TX, US
    Napalm Death

March 2015

  • 01/03, Theater of the Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Behemoth
  • 02/03, Fillmore Silver Spring - Silver Spring, MD, US
    Behemoth
  • 03/03, The Fillmore - Charlotte, NC, US
    Behemoth
  • 04/03, Leeds Minster - Leeds, UK
    Anathema
  • 05/03, 1 Exeter Cathedral - Exeter, UK
    Anathema
  • 05/03, Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 05/03, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/03, Jannus Live - St Petersburg, FL, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/03, El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 06/03, Winchester Cathedral - Winchester, UK
    Anathema
  • 07/03, Slim's - San Francisco, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 07/03, Revolution Live - Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
    Behemoth
  • 07/03, Liverpool Cathedral - Liverpool, UK
    Anathema
  • 08/03, Razzmatazz 2 - Barcelona, Spain
    At the Gates
  • 09/03, Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR, US
    Enslaved
  • 10/03, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 11/03, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Enslaved
  • 12/03, Hafan y Mor Holiday Park - Gwynedd, UK
    Candlemass
  • 13/03, Music Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
    Vital Remains
  • 13/03, Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    Enslaved
  • 14/03, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Enslaved
  • 16/03, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Enslaved
  • 17/03, Thalia Hall - Chicago, IL, US
    Enslaved
  • 19/03, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 20/03, Les Foufounes Electriques - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 21/03, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Enslaved
  • 22/03, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Enslaved
  • 23/03, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Enslaved
  • 24/03, The Sinclair - Cambridge, MA, US
    Enslaved
  • 27/03, The Wiltern - Los Angeles, CA, US
    At the Gates
  • 28/03, The Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, CA, US
    At the Gates
  • 29/03, Roseland Theater - Portland, OR, US
    At the Gates
  • 30/03, Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    At the Gates
  • 31/03, The Showbox - Seattle, WA, US
    At the Gates