Related Information for Umbral Presence The project was formed in 1997 by Rustam (Noctulius), the Rakoth's vocalist and keyboard player as a more brutal and occult-oriented alternative to Rakoth. The first demo-tape, "… et germinet Chaos", was recorded in 1998 by Noctulius alone and featured five tracks. The tape was distributed by Elven Witchcraft Distribution and was accepted ok by extreme metal audience. In 2000 Noctulius invites Lidagon (Alex "Lex" Plotnikoff, Glazemaker guitarist) as a session guita.. read more