Tag Archives: France

Horror Review: Martyrs (2015)


A woman and her childhood friend seek out revenge on those who victimized and abused them. Directors: Kevin Goetz, Michael Goetz Writers: Pascal Laugier (characters), Mark L. Smith (screenplay) Stars: Troian Bellisario, Caitlin Carmichael, Kate Burton Release Date: 22 January 2016 (USA) Runtime: 81 min One of the boldest moves to come out of 2015

Metal Review: Hegemon – The Hierarch (2015)

Hegemon - The Hierarch

French black metal band Hegemon is back with their fourth album, The Hierarch, the band’s first album in seven years. As expected, the band’s technical approach is still there and their layered sound is simply exquisite. Their sound is extremely atmospheric and entices the listener to take a trip to the land being described in

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

Martyrs Remake Moving Forward: The Goetz Brothers Will Direct

Martyrs Remake

There has been word of Pascal Laugier’s “Martyrs” being remade since the French film made its way onto the screen. Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions is teaming with The Safran Company to bring us the remake, and The Goetz Brothers will direct.  

Metal Review: Lonewolf: Cult of Steel (2014)

Lonewolf: Cult of Steel

French classic metal veterans Lonewolf have been around for more than twenty years and there is something to be said for consistency. As with most classic metal bands, it is hard to hate on their music because it is the basics of metal. It is hard to go wrong given that you have a solid

Metal Review: Sepultura and Les Tambours Du Bronx: Metal Veins – Alive at Rock in Rio (2014)

Sepultura and Les Tambours Du Bronx: Metal Veins - Alive at Rock in Rio

Brazilian powerhouse Sepultura was joined on stage by the French industrial percussion band Les Tambours Du Bronx (The Drums of the Bronx), who formed in 1987 and contains 16 drummers. “Metal Veins – Alive at Rock in Rio” contains 13 tracks featuring some Sepultura classics along with new material, four songs by Les Tambours Du

Metal Review: Deep in Hate: Chronicles of Oblivion (2014)

Deep in Hate Chronicles of Oblivion

French death metal powerhouse Deep in Hate is back with their aggressive style of death metal and their latest release, “Chronicles of Oblivion,” is a brutal onslaught of metal that will rattle your head. With this being their third album, the band is starting to become more mature in their songwriting as evidenced with the

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