The story of Nokturnal Mortum starts in Kharkiv in the Ukraine in 1991 when the band Suppuation is born. After some difficult times the band Nocturnal Mortum is started. Note: with a C. When the band is going to play black metal later on they change their name into Nokturnal Mortum. But, the band is also known as Nokturnal Mortem, with an E in Mortem. When their EP is released in 1997 they include the Ukraine folk-song ”Swallow” is on this album. With this the folk-influences are introduced in their music. After some changes in the line-up the album “Nechrist” is recorded, with Russian and English lyrics. The band plays a lot of Black metal, but regularly there are folk-influences in their music.