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Metal By Numbers 11/13: The charts have something left to love

Posted by on November 13, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last week, I was slapping my hand to my forehead over the realization that we’re entering a new decade. It might not sound like too big of a deal, but in addition to […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/6: Who’s afraid of the big Bad Wolves?

Posted by on November 6, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   So I’m only just finding out that Bad Wolves is made up of a number of musicians from other bands, most notably guitarist Doc Coyle from God Forbid. And finding that out just […]

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Alcest premiere “Sapphire” music video

Posted by on September 27, 2019

Alcest have released the second single taken from their upcoming album Spiritual Instinct, which is scheduled to arrive on October 25th via Nuclear Blast. Today (27th), the group shared a video for the song “Sapphire.”

 

Bandleader Neige commented:

“Here’s ‘Sapphire’, the second single from our upcoming album »Spiritual Instinct«. This one was also written in a very spontaneous, liberating way and has this 80’s post-punk feel that could remind of The Cure, The Chameleons, or even our older side project Amesoeurs. Hope you guys enjoy it.”  

Check out the clip below and pre-order the album here:

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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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