France Archive

Fhoi Myore / Pestiferum

Knowing little of either band on this split, I immediately like what I heard when I was contacted by Fhoi Myore’s drummer about a review for their new split with Pestiferum. Over the top and melodic, ‘La Forme Creatrice Du Chaos / Le Chaos Religieux’, is blast beat dream come true, violent as fucking hell until [&hellip

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Algide

  Hails to Algide! Tell us about this debut EP of yours, ‘Mortifier’, if you will! What can fans expect from these four rituals? This EP groups our first 4 titles. They represent the beginnings of the human destruction. Fans will find there a French Unholy Black Metal! What is the history of Algide? This [&hellip

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Strynn

What is the history of the band? Where, when and why did you form? Dwimorberg and our ex-bassist formed a band in 2008 in Bordeaux, Obscurisis joined the band at the beginning of 2009 and Anadrark in September. In 2011 we changed our name because our new material had a different musical orientation. And why [&hellip

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Vlad Tepes – War Funeral March

Well speak of The Devil and he shall appear! Hardly moments after I mentioned Vlad Tepes in my recent review of Bhaobhan Sidhe do I come across a re-release of this legendary demo on CD from the venerable Drakkar Productions (who has been one of the most consistently solid and true labels for decades now!). [&hellip

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Supuration

Supuration hail from France, always a hotbed of eclectic and experimental underground metal. Their latest release “Cu3e” on Listenable Records continues their long traditional of bizarre and surreal songwriting mixing a myriad of sounds and a plethora of styles. Wow, I don’t think I could conjure up more adjectives than that if I wanted to! [&hellip

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Les Acteurs Des L’ombre Feature

The first of three from our friends at Les Acteurs De L’ombre, or Ladlo Productions is Regarde Les Hommes Tomber with their S/T debut. This French five-piece offers up a potent mixture of post-black metal miasma and convulsive hard-core, threatening the boundaries of comfortable and easily categorized extreme music. While the cover art is a blatant rip-off [&hellip

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Neptrecus

Tell us about your new album, ‘L’Aube Du Declin’! Hails ! So “L’Aube du Déclin” (French for “the dawn of decline”) was released on 31st January 2013 through French labels Ancestrale and Mortis Humanae. It is composed of 9 tracks entirely sung in French and this is actually our first full-length effort. What is the [&hellip

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Savage Annihilation

  Tell us of your full-length album, Cannibalisme, hérésie et autres sauvageries! I was totally destroyed by its blasting death fury! What must maniacs know about your debut album!? -Ha ha Thanks, it’s nice to see that you appreciate our Brutal Death ! “Cannibalisme hérésie et autres sauvageries” was recorded in a very simple and [&hellip

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Ad Patres

Scars of Compromise by AD PATRES 1/ Please give our readers a brief introduction to Ad Patres and a history of the band! Sébastien “Canard” Brouchican (guitars): Hi, Ad Patres is a death metal band from Bordeaux, France it was born in the end of 2008 when Arnaud, Julien And I met Alsvid in a [&hellip

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Darkenhold

Greetings to Darkenhöld! Your second full-length album, ‘Echoes from the Stone Keeper’, is soon upon us! Tell us a little of this great album in your own words! Aldébaran : Medieval hails, thank you for your interest in Darkenhöld universe ! Yes, we are impatient to have the final product in our hands. I am [&hellip

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