ZEAL & ARDOR ARE BACK WITH ALBUM NUMBER THREE
Zeal & Ardor is a band that has received a ton of press these last few years. This is thanks to main man Manuel Gagneux’s brand of metal. He’s been able to captivate many, and get the band on some impressive tours. So much so that you have all of your usual suspects that tend to avoid metal altogether are reviewing the album.
The album shows off the band’s various influences. And they cover a lot of ground. For example, black metal, instrumental metal, jazz, gospel, soul, and finally industrial metal. This album takes Zeal & Ardor to the next level and makes Gagneux this decade’s Trent Reznor, and Prince. A master of taking a hodgepodge of different ingredients, and making something entertaining out of it.
The album is made up of fourteen tracks, the longest track is almost five minutes. It’s as if they were taking the opposite approach to Iron Maiden when it came to songwriting! Most of the tracks are around three minutes long. It’s an easy forty-four-minute listen.
If you’re a fan of Nine Inch Nails, Code Orange, or previous work by the band, I definitely recommend you check the album out.
Here is Zeal & Ardor with the track "Death To The Holy" off of their self-titled album.
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Girish And The Chronicles – Hail To The Heroes
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Hangman’s Chair – A Loner
W.A.I.T. (We Are In Transit) – The End Of Noise
City Of Lights – Before The Sun Sets
The Devils Of Loudon – Escaping Eternity
Rust N Rage – One For The Road
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Lionville- So Close To Heaven
Mecca – 20 Years
Night Cobra – Dawn Of The Serpent
Ten – Here Be Monsters
Zadra – Guiding Star
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Sataray – Blood Trine Moon
The Rum Jacks – Brass For Gold
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Prong – Cleansing
Prong – Prove You Wrong
Refused – Songs To Fan The Flames Of Discontent (25th Anniversary)
The Pretty Reckless – Going To Hell
Static-X – Machine
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Architects – Architects: Live At The Royal Albert Hall
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Hexen – Being And Nothingness
Alan Parsons – One Note Symphony – Live In Tel Aviv
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