Nathalie Markoch

Metal singer, songwriter & lyricist
based in Lima – Peru.

Poetry was her first approach into the creative flow at the age of 13. Nathalie was very much into grunge/ alternative rock when she first listened to metal at the age of 17. Strong inspiration surged to create her own music, so she taught herself to sing, write songs, create vocal melodies and lyrics. She starting singing in an operatic style, which then developed into strong clean vocals and a brutal growling technique.

In 2006, Nathalie started doing live shows in the Local Metal Scene with various bands and was part of the first Nightwish/Epica Live Tribute Band in Peru. She formed her own band to preform the songs of her then upcoming solo album. In 2014, she published her first debut album as a solo artist entitled “Influences & Connections Vol. 1” in digipack format, being it sold out in Japan.

In 2015, she founded NMK (Now Mankind Knows) alongside Elias Checco (guitar) and Rafael Nuñez (manager), a melodic death/progressive metal band. In 2018, they released their debut album entitled “Ravenous Spectre” and started playing live at various festivals (Metal United World Wide, Lima Metal Fest 3 – alongside Katon from Hirax & opening for Fates Warning, Behemoth, The Agonist, Enthroned, etc. Also, being opening acts for Tren Loco, Opera Magna, Anna Fiori, etc. Endorsed by AMT Electronics (RUS) and signed by Rotted Brain Records (USA), they are currently working on new material.

Since 2014 she’s been doing several collaborations as a recording artist, songwriter/lyricist and guest live singer for various bands like No Pain, Mindwalker, Ancestral Dawn, Ghoul Scream, Pegasus, Psicorragia, etc.

Nathalie has various other side projects like Perception Shifter (Writer), Oblak (Artist & Poet) and Haaraknit (Healing Facilitator, Grandmaster in Alt. Integral Therapies).