ALBUM REVIEW: Alcest – Spiritual Instinct

Imagine yourself about to jump into an oblivion of feelings, you do not know what to expect, but you feel thrilled because you know that you’re going to enjoy it and that you’re ready for the trip. That is what the new Alcest album, Spiritual Instinct (Nuclear Blast Records) brings to the table from the first track up to the last. I have to admit that I have never really paid any attention to the French masters of post-Black Metal, even a lot of people of my close circle loves them. For some reason, I didn’t want to pay attention and, by God, how wrong I was!

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PODCAST: Episode 55: Neige of Alcest Talks About His “Spiritual Instinct”

Blackgaze legends Alcest are releasing their new album Spiritual Instinct via their new label Nuclear Blast Records on October 25th. We caught up with bandleader Neige all about the process of making the new album, the differences between Kodama, reincorporating more extreme and heavy sounds, hos love of 1980s post-Punk music, his feelings about concept albums, collaborating on artwork, and a lot more!

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Alcest Shares New Single and Video – “Sapphire”

Blackened Post-Metal greats Alcest have shared their second single from their upcoming album Spiritual Instinct which will be released on October 25th via Nuclear Blast Records. Hear the single and watch the video for ‘Sapphire’ right now! The video was directed by Craig Murray (Mogwai, etc), and the track is avaialble from all DSPs to stream and purchase. Continue reading

Listen To A New Alcest Song – “Protection”

Days of Darkness, Ram’s Head Live, Baltimore, MD 10/27/18

Alcest is releasing a brand new album Spiritual Instinct, their first for on Nuclear Blast this October 25th. The band has shared the first new music from this highly anticipated album, ‘Protection’. You can stream it now! Pre-orders are also live at the link below. Continue reading