Nocturnal Breed to release ‘Napalm Nights’ in March on Agonia Records; stream track now

By on February 7, 2014

Nocturnal Breed

Norwegian blackened thrash metal act, Nocturnal Breed, will make its triumphant return after a seven year silence with Napalm Nights, the band’s fifth studio album, out March 18 via Agonia Records.


Napalm Nights includes 10 brand new tracks recorded at Killer Studio (Norway) in 2012 and 2013. The band, which possesses present and past members of Satyricon, Aeternus and Gehenna, welcomes back original guitarist I. Maztor to the mix, once again producing a punch of epic old school thrash metal with a seething rock and roll undercurrent. The record also features a special guest appearance by Darkthrone’s Nocturno Culto on vocals and former guitarist A.E. Rattlehead on guitar.


The recently debuted, “Speedkrieg,” is now streaming on Soundcloud at:, while an additional track, “The Devil Swept the Ruins,” is streaming on YouTube at:

Napalm Nights will be available in digipack CD, limited double black vinyl in gatefold sleeves (with insert with lyrics and A2 poster), limited double military green vinyl (with insert with lyrics, A2 poster and laser-cut full color patch) and digitally. Pre-orders are available now via:

Formed in Oslo, Norway in 1996 by current vocalist/bassist S. A. Destroyer and Dimmu Borgir’s Shagrath and Silenoz, Nocturnal Breed has continued to produce old-school thrash metal albums throughout the years. The band has toured with the likes of Emperor, Aura Noir, Bal-Sagoth and Aeternus, while also playing Norway’s prestigious Inferno Festival.

Track list

1.  The Devil Swept the Ruins

2.  Speedkrieg

3.  Cursed Beyond Recognition

4.  The Bitch of Buchenwald

5.  Napalm Nights

6.  Thrashiac

7.  Dawn Campaign… Flamethrower Ridge

8.  Under the Whip

9.   Dragging the Priests

10.  Krigshisser

Stay tuned for more information on Nocturnal Breed and Napalm Nights.


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.