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Alcest premiere “Protection” video

Posted by on August 23, 2019

Alcest have premiered a video for the song “Protection.” The track is the first single taken from the group’s new album Spiritual Instinct, which is scheduled to arrive on October 25th via Nuclear Blast. Frontman Neige commented: “‘Protection’ is the first track I wrote for »Spiritual Instinct«. It’s probably one of our most heavy, spontaneous […]

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Alcest to release ‘Spiritual Instinct’ in October

Posted by on June 25, 2019

Alcest have announced their overall sixth studio album, Spiritual Instinct, will be released on October 25th via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2016’s Kodama marks the group’s debut with Nuclear Blast as we are curious to hear what soundscapes these French blackgaze pioneers have to offer under a new label.  Frontman Neige commented: “Alcest’s 6th […]

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Alcest sign with Nuclear Blast Records

Posted by on April 11, 2019

French metal duo Alcest have inked a new deal with Nuclear Blast Records and already have work put in for their as of right now, untitled sixth studio album. The group had the following to say about their signing: “We are happy to start a new chapter of our journey by signing a deal with […]

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Austin Terror Fest announces 2019 line-up

Posted by on January 24, 2019

Metal & hardcore punk festival Austin Terror Fest has announced it’s 2019 line-up. Lightning Bolt, Pig Destroyer, Integrity, Goatwhore, Alcest, Panopticon (who will be playing two sets -the first show Blaze Foley cover set as their first-ever performance in Texas, second show – full set of Panopticon music) and Tr/st, among others, lead the list […]

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Deftones, Mogwai, Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, Alcest and more set for Robert Smith’s Meltdown fest.

Posted by on March 6, 2018

The Cure’s Robert Smith has selected the lineup for this year’s Meltdown festival. The annual music and arts 10-day-event is scheduled to return to London, England’s Southbank Centre on June 15th-24th, and along with some acts you’d expect, there are some surprising additions to the fest.  Today (6th), Smith announced a handful of acts including […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/18: Debuts reanimate the charts

Posted by on January 18, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This is more like the Metal By Numbers you’re used to seeing, now that albums are actually coming out. They’re noteworthy ones too, featuring everything from a covers EP to a album to a […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/11: Sales play it safe

Posted by on January 11, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The debut week drought continues, but it seems we’ll be seeing more action in the weeks to come. In the meantime however, many albums have reappeared on the charts thanks to a combination of […]

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Metal Insider contributor Matt Brown’s top 10 albums of 2016

Posted by on December 9, 2016

This list was hard to make not because of all the great music I listened to, but because of all the potentially great music I didn’t get to listen to. My train of thought the whole time I scrambled to throw this list together was along the lines of “But I’ve missed so much!” or […]

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Cobalt makes ‘Rolling Stone’s top 50 songs; Consequence of Sound name top ten albums

Posted by on December 1, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… if you like lists. Yep, December is when publications start releasing their favorite music released in the past eleven months, and while 2016 has been a motherfucker of a year, there’s also been some pretty great music to come from it. And while we’ve already gotten top […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/23: Animals lead the madness

Posted by on November 23, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While the metal world (and the music world in general) is recovering from the celebration of Metallica’s new album, Metal By Numbers is here to report on album sales in the meantime before Hardwired…to Self-Destruct‘s […]

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