Read: Noisey on The Unexpected Rise of Zeal & Ardor's Spiritual Black Metal Blues

Read: Noisey on The Unexpected Rise of Zeal & Ardor's Spiritual Black Metal Blues

Thu Aug 24th

Swiss-American musician Manuel Gagneux funnels the spells of black metal into howls of Tom Waits-esque juke joint blues. A strange request at the notorious 4chan forum lead to Zeal & Ardor's breakthrough. He speaks with Noisey about his fortunate road and his first shows. Read the full article here

"It's all really aggressive music, but it's kind of a hippie thing if you think about it. I'm not really black or white, but I'm stealing from both cultures and it's this new thing. It's kind of a 'we can do it together' thing."

Zeal & Ardor performs at Le Guess Who? on Saturday, 11 November, together with a.o. The Bug vs Dylan Carlson of Earth, Ben Frost, Jambinai, Ex-Easter Island Head, Gonjasufi, and many more. 

Zeal & Ardor- 'Devil is Fine', in session for Couleur3: