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Background information
OriginSetubal, Portugal
GenresGothic rock, Post-punk
Years active1993–2011
LabelsBackground Records
Floyd Records
Division House
MembersLino Átila
Nuno D`Avila
Fernando N.
Lady Miss K
Past membersAndré Antunes
Paulo Tavares
José Carlos
Vitor Valido
Alexandre Palminha
Paulo Dumonte
David Pereira
Luis Olivença


Noctivagus was a Portuguese Gothic Rock, Post Punk band, originally formed in Setubal in 1993. The name of the band is a Latin word, meaning (Night Wanders, Night Walkers).[1]

Certain lyrics and poems are characterized by the romantic idealization of death and the supernatural imagination. Fitting in themes such as paganism, vampirism and nihilism.[2]


The first Studio room, was in an attic, in the Cultural Circle of Setúbal. [3]

Noctivagus was founded by Andre Antunes, Lino Cunha ( Aka: Lino Átila), José Carlos (Aka: Soneca), Paulo Jorge Tavares and Vitor Valido. [4]

With this formation they record the E.P " Almas Ocultas” (1995)[5] and the E.P " Imenso" ( 1998).[6] [[5]] [4]

After the gig with the Spanish group Gothic Sex in the end of 1998, with a new member on the bass guitar Paulo Dumonte. The band had stopped for two years.[7] However, it is released in 1999 the cd Cruzes e Fivelas.[8] [4]

In 2000, the band returned with a Portuguese Tour and new songs and new formation. Alexandre Palminha, David Pereira, Tempestade, Lino Átila and Paulo Dumonte.[9] [4]

With this formation they will in 2003 recorded the debut CD album with the name After The Curse, edition of the label Floyd Records,[10] distribute by Division House [11] They also play at various festivals with bands like Sanguis et Cinis, London After Midnight (band), Nosferatu for example. [12]

In the same year (2003), the video clip "Bad Dreams" arrived to the 1st place of the Top of Voting, during three consecutive weeks in the Curto Circuito program, of the Portuguese cable Tv Sic Radical ( in July).[13][14][4]

Conquest the same feat during a week, in October, of the same channel, in the "Top Max Music".[13][15] [16] [4] [17]

2007 They also participated in the Lithuania Festival “ When the spirits Awake” at the city of Vilnius.[12]

In 2009 the group is recognized for their work by Mick Mercer,who mentions them in their book "Music To Die For".[18]

2010 The single Pilgrim Dimension with, Lino, Nuno, Fernando and Lady Miss Kill,[19] has arrived to the top 20 Music World Radio.[20]The two songs on this single were included also on the CD album Ecos da Noite in 2011. [21]

“After” the end of the band in 2011, Lino Cunha in 2017 record a new álbum with a new project called Vulto Violeta.[22]



Year Title
1995 "Almas Ocultas"
1998 "Imenso"
1999 "Cruzes e Fivelas"


Year Title
2003 "After the Curse "
2011 "Ecos da Noite"


Year Title
2005 "Transmission" ( Tribute to the English band joy division)[23]
2010 "Pilgrim Dimension"


Year Title
2003 "Bad Dreams" ( made by David Rebordão, Film Connections)[24][25]
Year Title
2011 "Pilgrim Dimension" ( This video with the song Pilgrim Dimension is about the last known tour of the band Noctivagus between (2010/2011), made by titaniavision).[26]


  • Bad Dreams- Various - Rock Sound Música Com Atitude Volume 15 (CD, Comp, Enh, Promo), Country: Portugal (2004)[[5]]
  • Last Night- Various - Crawling Tunes, Volume 2, Label: Crawling Tunes – CTMC002, Country: Germany (2008)[[5]]
  • Corta-me a cabeça devagar- Círculo de Fogo #2 Ritual, Vários Artistas,Radio Circulo de Fogo, Country: Portugal (2010)[27]
  • Corta-me a cabeça devagar - Kitty Lectro - Goth Industrial Darkwave Deathrock Remix DJ, Country: England (2011) [[28]]
  • Delírios da luz - Abismo Humano Vol.1 - Abismo Humano Label, Country: Portugal (2012)[29]
  • Cria Vampira- Sombrati's Collection - Vol XIV , Gothic & Ambient Independent NetLabel from Latin America, Country: Brasil :[(CD), 2012][30]

Noctivagus videos


  • “Music To die For”, Cherry Red Books, (2009), ISBN 978-1-901447-26-2
  • "Marasmo a Cismar", Bulhosa books & Living (2008),ISBN 978-9-892017-07-5

External links


  1. Official
  2. "Marasmo a Cismar", Bulhosa books & Living (2008),ISBN 978-9-892017-07-5
  3. Rock in Portugal, Newspaper. "Noctivagus". Retrieved 2010-04-10.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Blitz, Music Magazine. "Noctivagus Historia". Retrieved 2013-04-08.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Noctivagus".
  6. Blitz, Musica Magazine. "Noctivagus Historia". Retrieved 2013-04-08.
  7. Noctivagus
  8. "Your Music Everywhere!".
  9. Mick Mercer (2009). Music to Die For: The International Guide to Today's Extreme Music Scene. London: Cherry Red Books. ISBN 978-1-901447-26-2.
  10. "Floyd Records (PT)".
  11. "Division House".
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Noctivagus | Rock from Almada, PT".
  13. 13.0 13.1 O Interior, Newspaper. "Noctivagus no Paço da Cultura". Retrieved 2004-04-08.
  16. "Submundo Magazine: Noctivagus".
  17. Rock Sound Magazine nº 15, Interview/Noctivagus (February 2004).
  18. “Music To die For”, Cherry Red Books, (2009), ISBN 978-1-901447-26-2
  19. "Noctivagus - Pilgrim Dimension".
  20. Music World Radio, Radio. "This Weeks Top 20". Retrieved 2012-10-27.
  21. "Noctivagus : Ecos da Noite".
  22. "Vulto Violeta - Olhos Fixos".
  23. "Joy Division Cover Versions".
  24. "Noctivagus- bad dreams".
  25. "YouTube".
  26. "Noctivagus- Pilgrim dimension (2010/2011)".
  27. "#09, by Círculo de Fogo".
  29. "Abismo Humano vol. 1, by Abismo Humano Label".
  30. "Sombrati Records".

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