Tag Archives: Alcest

Bethlehem Releasing Self-Titled Album

German black metal veterans Bethlehem have announced a new album, titled Bethlehem, on December 2, 2016 via Prophecy Productions. Produced by the band and Markus Stock (Alcest) at Studio E (Helrunar, Secrets of the Moon), Bethlehem is the band’s eighth full-length record.

Song of the Week: Alcest: Percées de Lumière

Alcest: Écailles De Lune

“Percées de Lumière” is an amazing song performed French black metal band Alcest and appears on the album Écailles De Lune from 2010. The song’s title translates to Openings of Light. The track displays some of Neige’s most dynamic singing. As with most Alcest songs, the song is melodic, deep and layered with walls of

New Alcest Album Available For Streaming

Alcest Shelter

You know that I love French melodic metal band Alcest and am awaiting its release with bated breath. Few new bands excite me the way that Alcest does. With its January 17, 2014 release date (January 21, 2014 in North America), Alcest’s new opus, “Shelter” is almost upon us, but why wait? “Shelter” is now

Alcest Premieres New Song Delivrance

Alcest Shelter

France’s melodic metal duo Alcest are streaming a new track from their forthcoming album “Shelter.” The track is called Délivrance and it is a lengthy one. The band says that it is one of their favorite songs on “Shelter.” Look for the highly anticipated “Shelter” on January 17, 2014 (January 21, 2014 in North America)

Alcest Reveal New Album Details

Alcest Shelter

French black metal geniuses Alcest have released details on their upcoming fourth album, “Shelter.” It will be released on January 17, 2013 (January 21, 2013 in North America) on Prophecy Productions. The album cover and track listing are also available below. The album, which features guest appearances from Slowdive’s Neil Halstead (lead vocals on the

Alcest Confirm European Headlining Tour Dates

France’s black metal outfit Alcest have recently revealed dates for a new three-week tour to take place in January/February 2014 in Europe to promote their upcoming new fourth album “Shelter.” The band will be accompanied by Finland’ Hexvessel and UK’s The Fauns. Check out the tour dates below. Alcest Shelter Tour Dates: 17.01.2014 – AUT

Alcest to Tour North America With Anathema

In September/October, 2013, Alcest will take a break from working on their upcoming fourth album to embark on a double-headlining U.S. and Canadaian tour with Anathema. This is what Alcest’s Neige has to say about the tour: “We feel honored to tour with Anathema and Mamiffer. Since years Anathema is making this unique mix of

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

French 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

Katatonia Announce European Tour With Alcest and Junius

I like me some Katatonia, but you know that I love French black metal band Alcest. Swedish band Katatonia have announced dates for an extensive European tour in November/December in support of their forthcoming 9th album Dead End Kings, which will hit stores in Europe on August 27th and North America on 28th August through

Alcest: New Video Online for Les Voyages De L’Âme

I cannot say enough about French black metal/melodic act Alcest. They are one of the most melodic bands out there. If you have not had the chance to check them out, you should. They are along the lines of Agalloch. Les Voyages De L’Âme is the second Alcest video, and comes off the band’s latest