Singer, Songwriter & Lyricist
Nathalie started writing original poetry at the age of 13, and then lyrics at 17 y/o while listening to metal for the first time. This inspired her to teach herself how to sing, compose, and create vocal melodies. She focused on the operatic style, then developed strong clean vocals, and later expanded her growling technique while NMK’s debut album.
Since 2006 she has been doing live shows joining various local bands on stage. In 2007 she was part of the first Nightwish live tribute, and in 2010 she formed HYPNOX, the first Peruvian Epica Tribute Band. After some attempts trying to release material with some bands to no avail., she decided to change directions, and work as a soloist.
Nath has participated in various COLLABORATIONS since 2011 with metal/rock bands like No Pain, Mindwalker, Ancestral Dawn, Ghoul Scream, Pegasus, Psicorragia, etc. as a recording artist, songwriter, lyricist, and guest live singer.
In parallel, Nath founded her live band with the help of Rafael Nuñez (ex Hellium, No Pain, NMK’s manager) and started working on new material as SOLO ARTIST, After playing live for some years, she released her debut album in 2014 entitled “Influences & Connections Vol. 1” in digipack format, even reaching the Japanese market.
In 2015 she founded NMK (Now Mankind Knows), a melodic death/progressive metal band alongside Rafael (manager). They invited Elias Checco (guitar) to join in the songwriting duties, releasing their first single “Lack of Judgment” in late 2017, and publishing their debut album in early 2018 entitled “Ravenous Spectre”, being internationally very well received. NMK’s official line-up is Nath Markoch- vocals, Elias Checco – guitar, Carlos Roca – guitar, Luis Medina – bass, Diego Porturas – drums). They are currently endorsed by AMT (RUS).
The band started playing live at various festivals like “Metal United World Wide”, “Lima Metal Fest 3” (alongside Katon from Hirax, opening for Fates Warning, Behemoth, The Agonist, Enthroned), and more. They were also opening acts for Tren Loco, Opera Magna, Anna Fiori, Cellar Darling, Anabanta, etc. during the 2 years they were active. The last show they offered was at the “Heresy Online Fest II” in Aug. 2020.
Due to the current state of affairs at a global scale, Nath decided to put all music activities on hold for the time being. She is currently focusing on her work as a Healer. For more info, visit her Official Website.