Nocturnus was an American progressive death metal band formed in Tampa, Florida in 1987 by drummer/vocalist Mike
Browning(formerlyofMorbidAngel). They were known for being unique in the Florida death metal scene because of their science.
fiction-themed lyrics(althoughoften combined withtypical death metal anti-Christian sentiments), and use of keyboards, both of
whichwere virtually unknown in extreme metal at the time of their formation.