Zeal & Ardor – Zeal & Ardor

How different would our present be if one event in history didn’t happen? The theory of alternate timelines is a limitless and robust equation. Take Zeal & Ardor for example. Had one person on an internet forum not made a particular request, Manuel Gagneux wouldn’t be about to release the project’s third album. The band…

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ArcTanGent 2019 Thursday Highlights

Straight from our man on the ground at ArcTangent 2019, Sam Savigny, here are the highlights of an excellent first day at the festival! Administering a different form of potent emotion were Ithaca. Where The Beft traded in the joys of life, Ithaca expel the bile inducing rage of one thousand angry punters, which pretty…

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An Interview with Manuel Gagneux of Zeal & Ardor: “If anyone asks, I was reading Marquis de Sade and sipping expensive Cognac whilst pondering some depressing French philosophy”

Zeal & Ardor are currently one of the most challenging, unique and brain melting prospects in heavy music. Featuring a completely original and intricate take on black metal that also pulls in many folk and blues elements that were inspired by spiritualist slave music. To say that the outcome is unlike anything you have ever…

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