2019 | Nox Aeterna Biography
Nox Aeterna is a five-headed melodic death metal band from Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Formed in April 2002, starting out as a symphonic rockband, Nox Aeterna has matured into an experienced band with an extensive repertoire and a solid sound. Inspired especially by Scandinavian metal, the band brings their own heavy and melodic sound for more than 15 years now. Nox Aeterna (Eternal Night in Latin) is formed by lead vocalist and guitar player Arnold Boukes, Debbie Maasdam on guitar, Erik de Beijer on bass guitar, Gerard Baai on keys and drummer James Koppelaar.

Studio album 'Aurora Borealis'

After releasing Unleased (2004), Immortality (2007), Nightblood (2012) and The Desperation Deal (2015), Nox Aeterna has released their new concept album 'Aurora Borealis' in April 2018. In the 10 songs from this album the band takes you on an exciting journey through a cold and treacherous world towards the Northern Lights. Recording, mixing and mastering took place in their own Studio NightSin, where previous albums Nightblood and The Desperation Deal were also recorded. The band released the albums independently.

Live shows

Over the years, Nox Aeterna has played on several stages and in- and outdoor festivals. By attending one of the shows, you can count on a heavy portion of metal, a solid sound and a fair dose of humor. The band has built up a loyal group of followers during their career.

Hope to see you at one of our shows!


Arnold Boukes | Guitar & lead vocals
Debbie Maasdam | Guitar & backing vocals
Erik de Beijer | Bass guitar & backing vocals
James Koppelaar | Drums
Gerard Baai | Keys

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Arnold Boukes - Guitar & Vocals

Debbie Maasdam - Guitar

Erik de Beijer - Bass Guitar

Gerard Baai - Synthesizer

James Koppelaar - Drums