Tag Archive: Alcest

Nov 08

Anathema & Alcest at Dom Omladine Beograda (Belgrade, Serbia 10/23/17)

Patience seems to be a virtue that the metal scene in Serbia has learned to master through recent years as tours quite often don’t visit this part of the Balkans. With that being said, the Anathema and Alcest tour was received with excitement and enthusiasm when the tour stopped at Dom Omladine in the center of …

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Dec 19

Tony’s Top 15 Albums of 2014

  It never ceases to amaze me how much great music is produced every year. You want to believe that ideas will reach a low point, or even dry up, but music fans around the world keep receiving wonderful gifts from the artists we all love. Looking back on this list of releases for the …

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Jan 23

Alcest – Shelter (2014)

Although 2014 just kicked off, let’s start things by stating that this will likely be the least metal album review you will read at The Age of Metal for the entire year.  For those of you who haven’t already moved on to the next article, but are wondering why we chose to review this album, …

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Oct 12

Neige of Alcest chats with The Age of Metal

Whether it is black metal, post-metal or shoegazing, whatever genre Alcest touches is a guaranteed win. The intellect behind Alcest is a man named Neige. His music is nothing less than brilliant and can only be described as a journey, or an experience. In support of their 2012 release Les Voyages de L’Âme (The Journeys of the Soul) as well as their upcoming album, Shelter (2014), Alcest sailed …

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Dec 27

Maddie’s Top 10 albums of 2012

  2012 was a great year for metal and I definitely had a hard time deciding what to put on my top 10. Pig Destroyer and Deftones were fighting for 10th before I saw that I’d forgotten Shining…but Behexen, Enthroned, Ragnarok, Naglfar, Drudkh, Ihsahn and a lot of other amazing artists released fantastic albums this year. I’m glad …

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Apr 26

Neige from Alcest talks to The Age of Metal.

http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k577/MarquisdeFeu/AlcestAGM1.jpg    Alcest has been one of those bands that that for a few years now have been refining their sound going away from their more black metal roots. On the 16th of April at the Rouge Bar in Scottsdale I had the chance to see Alcest for their first headlining tour here in the …

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Jan 31

Alcest – Les Voyagers d’Âme (2012)

  Back in 2001, a little known solo project from France called Alcest released their 1st demo Tristesse Hivernale. The brain child of Black metal veteran Neige (French for snow), Alcest was initially Black metal but over time has incorporated post-rock and shoegazing structures and melodies. In 2004 Alcest released their first full-length Souvenirs d’Un …

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