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Black metal is more versatile and varied than ever, as evident by these five albums


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Tracing the roots of a genre with a peculiar name and an immaculate sound

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Alcest : Spiritual Instinct

The French blackgaze artist’s latest is a strong fusion of past and present.

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Alcest announces Souvenirs D’Un Autre Monde reissue

French shoegazers’ 2007 album being released with deluxe book of unreleased photos, essays.

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Yeah, they might be releasing their best album in 25 years. Sure looks that way.

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Alcest announce tour dates with The Body

French shoegazers announce North American dates in support of Kodama.

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Alcest : Kodama

The French shoegaze group returns to their metal roots on excellent fifth album.

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The 20 albums we can’t wait to get our ears on this fall.

Shadow of the Horns: Judgment Night 2016

A new permutation of a classic soundtrack and the best metal tracks of the month.

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10 Essential Post-Black Metal Albums

10 millennial masterpieces of atmospheric, dense and artful metal.

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Alcest : Shelter

French metalgazers drop the metal completely on their fourth album, and instead focus on crafting uniquely pretty dream pop.

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Mogwai, Against Me!, Warpaint and more dropping hot new jams this week.

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Listen to new Alcest album, Shelter

Listen to French shoegazers’ latest, their dreamiest release to date.

Alcest Shelter

Alcest announce new album, Shelter

Album produced by Sigur Rós’ Jon Birgisson and features Slowdive’s Neil Halstead.

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Alcest announces North American tour dates

Dates with Mammifer, Anathema.

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Our 30 favorite records from the first half of the year.