Alcest Send an Update on the New Album and Announce a Guest Vocalist

AlcestFrench ambient black metal powerhouse Alcest have announced that British guitarist and vocalist Neil Halstead (Slowdive, Mojave 3) will do guest vocals on the new album. They also announced that they will start recording in March.

Neige posted the following: “It is a great honor for me to reveal the second guest that will do some vocals on our next album. He is Neil Halstead, founding member of the legendary Slowdive, Mojave 3 and also having now a solo career. Needless to say that this collaboration is like a dream come true since Slowdive is not only my all times favorite band but also a big inspiration on this album. I had this guest appearance in mind from the start so you can imagine how happy and excited I feel about the fact we will actually make it happen!”

The other guest will be Billie Lindahl, the singer/songwriter of the Swedish project Promise and the Monster.