Tag: Noir

Playthrough: “Turn It Up” from Novelists!

Describing the arrival of Camille Contreras as their new vocalist as “like a miracle, she managed to fuel all of us with a level of energy we had not felt since years, and make us passionate again!“, French Progressive Metal act Novelists shared their first single together in “Turn It Up” this past weekend. Returning

NEWS: Novelists declare war with new vocalist!

Having announced the departure of former Alazka vocalist Tobias Rische from their ranks back in April all had been quiet on the Novelists front… until now. The French Progressive Metal outfit have announced their new vocalist Camille “Petit Pois” Contreras in style with a music video for a new song titled “Turn It Up” via

NEWS: Novelists are made by design…?

One of the highlights of the summer without a doubt was the appearance of Novelists at Tech-Fest and the band have used their summer touring activities to put together a live performance video for “Made By Design” with the help of J√©remy Martineau. Be warned though, this one has been identified as having the potential

NEWS: Novelists ask the question…

…”Do You Really Wanna Know?” with a new single, the third from the French DJentlemen Novelists following the arrival of former Alazka vocalist Tobias Rische and once again continuing the trend for heavier material from the band following their more melodic album “C’est La Vie“. Back in November former vocalist Matteo Gelsomino, now in Sal3m,

NEWS: Novelists go Cyberpunk 2077 with “Terrorist”!

Whether they were unhappy with the reception of their last album “C’est La Vie” remains unknown but French DJentlemen Novelists have seemingly reinvented their sound and with heavy New single “Terrorist” echoed that of their older material with a flawlessly juicy solo in the mix. It follows “Lost Cause“, a cut that had a similarly

Exclusive Interview: Aristic talk Writing and Recording!

Niklas Runstad is fast becoming something of a legend in these parts. A multi-instrumentalist hailing from Gothenburg Sweden, he’s been creating music under the name Aristic with elements of Metalcore, Deathcore and Progressive Metal before inviting a different vocalist to appear on each track he creates. His debut album “Dimensions” has been a regular on

NEWS: Aristic return to “Vir4l”!

“And with the new light there was young hope, To underline the meaning, And carve our names in, At the end of August, The end of, At the end of August, The end of, I’ll never replace the ones I first made, Jesus, does anyone?” Any excuse for a bit of 36 Crazyfists! At the

Track Review: “Vir4l” from Aristic ft Evvi!

For those not in the know, Aristic is a solo project of Gothenburg, Sweden based Multi instrumentalist Niklas Runstad. Starting in 2019, he created tracks with guest vocalists from other local bands and the end product of that was the brilliant “Dimensions” debut album. Back in the studio with producer Mathias Rexiux and mixing and

Review: “C’est La Vie” by Novelists

It’s rare that a band that have been around the block and then some get legally challenged over their name but in the case of Parisian DJentlemen Novelists who were formed as long ago as 2012 by brothers Amael and Florestan Durand, that’s exactly what happened. Forced to re-brand as “Novelists FR” during a period