We were offered the chance to speak with not only possibly the most musically controversial artist of the year, but also the kindest, most humble artist of the year. The brain behind Zeal and Ardor, Manuel Gagneux, was kind enough to sit down with us and talk over a beer (thank you!) before taking to the stage at the Electric ...Read More »
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Zeal and Ardor at The Electric Ballroom – His command dominates as his intent glare stares through the centre of the crowd.
Following the release of Stranger Fruit, Zeal and Ardor have exploded from being a small, underground band, to a band that really are on the cusp of breaking into the mainstream. Their blend of gospel blues and black metal hasn’t come without its fair share of hate from elitists, but if you’re getting hate, clearly you’re doing something good. Currently ...Read More »
Because of bank holiday, hopefully you can let us off for bringing you the newest of tunes on a Tueseday. (or Tunesday. New Tunes Tuesday. Fixed -Ed. Taken from Zeal & Arbor’s forthcoming new album, Stranger Fruit, comes the new single – Built on Ashes. The lyrics pay homage to the Billie Holliday classic, Strange Fruit, and state like a strange fruit ...Read More »
First in the series of ‘bands you need to see at Download 2018’ series, we are starting at the smallest, yet most under stated stage. The Dogtooth Stage. As you will the names are no less bombastic or well known. Not everyone can main stage it y’know. In honesty – every band at Download is worth a watch, but we ...Read More »
After dropping eerie track ‘Gravedigger’s Chant’ on Good Friday, Zeal & Ardor now share a contrasting second new song from their forthcoming new album – Stranger Fruit. The song is entitled ‘Waste’ and is one of the tracks on the new album which is being released on June 8th in multiple formats, including CD, cassette, vinyl and digital download/stream. For ...Read More »