Tag Archives: Zeal and Ardor

Interview: Zeal & Ardor’s Manuel Gagneux talks new self-titled album

Posted by on March 25, 2022

      The new Zeal & Ardor self-titled album arrived on February 11th. Overall, their third effort could be their strongest record, with more experimentations mixed with heavier beats. We caught up with the group’s mastermind Manuel Gagneux to discuss their latest offering.    How has this overall pandemic affected the writing process for […]

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New & Noteworthy: The Impera of new music – 3/11/2022

Posted by on March 11, 2022

  New & Noteworthy, Metal Insider’s weekly column highlights some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week, we’re catching up with March 11th through February 11th 2022’s releases, which features new music from Ghost, Crowbar, Corpsegrinder, Amorphis, and more. For previous releases you can read February 4th’s New & […]

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7 heavy new songs to listen to – 1/27/22

Posted by on January 27, 2022

  From Trivium’s Matthew Kiichi Heafy’s long awaited new project Ibaraki to King Diamond appearing on the new HammerFall single; here are seven new songs to listen to.     01) Voivod drop new single “Synchro Anarchy”   Voivod have shared a video for their new song, “Synchro Anarchy.” The single is the title track from […]

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Zeal & Ardor share “Golden Liar” Music Video

Posted by on December 9, 2021

  Zeal & Ardor have unveiled the official music video for “Golden Liar.” This brand new single is now available online for streaming. This song lives on the self-titled Zeal and Ardor album due for release on February 11th.  Here is what vocalist, mastermind and visionary Manuel Gagneux said of it: “‘Golden Liar‘ is one […]

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Photos/Review: Mastodon & Opeth make triumphant return w/ Zeal & Ardor at Hammerstein Ballroom 11/20/2021

Posted by on November 23, 2021

  You never know how much you’ve missed something until it suddenly vanishes. After nearly two years, we’ve finally seen tours announced, shows happening, normality somewhat return. However, when it’s your turn to attend a show after spending over six hundred days, for the most part in recluse isolation, you’re consumed with an emotion you […]

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Zeal and Ardor reveal new song “Götterdämmerung”

Posted by on October 15, 2021

Zeal and Ardor will release their self titled record on February 11th. Dropping the 4th single from this upcoming offering, the band has unleashed “Götterdämmerung.” Frontman Manuel Gagneux comments: “‘Götterdämmerung’ is our most bare bones song yet. No gimmicks, no frills, no distractions, just rage. Most of it is [sung] in German, commanding your attention […]

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Meshuggah announce 2021 European tour w/ Zeal & Ardor

Posted by on December 16, 2020

  Meshuggah are looking forward to a post-pandemic time where tours and concerts can safely return as they’ve announced a Fall European Tour. From the looks of these dates, we can hopefully assume tours will happen in late 2021- early 2022, depending on the part of the globe. These Swedish metal legends have invited Zeal […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/10: Trauma prevails on the charts

Posted by on April 10, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Most reactions to the charts nowadays involves lots of tut-tutting and head shaking. Many championed bands are debuting with less than stellar sales, and that understandably bums a lot of people out. Whitechapel’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/3: Someone got dirt on the charts

Posted by on April 3, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Honestly? Never got into Mötley Crüe. I don’t think they’re bad or anything, I just wasn’t exposed to them as much as other metal bands that were killing it in the 80’s. So […]

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