Tag: Noir

NEWS: Novelists take a new song to America!

On the eve of the opening night of a North American tour trek from Mesa Arizona to New York City, French Progressive Metal act Novelists have shared a track that has been more than a year in gestation. Given the name “Okapi“, it has been reworked and chemically altered since inception at the beginning of

Bootleg: Novelists in Lyon France!

Want to know what you might be in store for when French Progressive Metal five piece Novelists head out on tour next month with The Word Alive, Elwood Stray and Ashen? Well you’re in luck because the band have shared a pro-shot full set recorded in Lyon earlier this month. Including the new singles “Turn It Up”

Playthrough: “Kernel” demo from Novelists!

You’d think that French Progressive Metal five piece Novelists would be locked in a basement somewhere rehearsing for their upcoming European tour trek with Americans The Word Alive, Elwood Stray and Ashen but guitarist Florestan Durand has got something else up his sleeve. He has prepared for our listening pleasure a guitar playthrough video of

Playthrough: “Mourning The Dawn” from Novelists!

If you don’t already know that Camille Contreras is the new vocalists of French Progressive Metal act Novelists then we’d be fairly surprised as the band have now dropped three singles with her front and centre that have accumulated more than 1.4 million Spotify streams alone. However if you are unfamiliar then Contreras has shared a

NEWS: Novelists chill out with “Mourning The Dawn”!

A chill out rendition of their new single “Mourning The Dawn” finds one half of French Progressive Metal act Novelists on the sofa and sounding like they’re preparing to move into Oceans of Slumber territory. The band are of course preparing themselves for a lengthy European tour trek with Americans The Word Alive, Elwood Stray and Ashen

NEWS: Novelists mourn the dawn’s early light…

A third single “Mourning The Dawn” from French Progressive Metal act Novelists with new vocalist Camille Contreras in quick succession has confirmed that the band will have a decent amount of new music in their arsenal when they return to the stage in February. They will be bringing Americans The Word Alive to Europe for

NEWS: Novelists get placed behind bars?

A second new single with new vocalist Camille Contreras from French Progressive Metal act Novelists is the order of the day as tour time early 2024 fast approaches. They’ve chosen one called “Prisoner” for the purpose with the band describing it as “heavy, it’s fun, it’s epic, it’s sad.. but more importantly it is everything

NEWS: Novelists turn up the heat in February 2024!

By their own admission, new vocalist Camille Contreras has breathed new life in to French Progressive Metal outfit Novelists and with new single “Turn It Up” arriving last month, its time to think of 2024. To that end the band have announced that they will be bringing Americans The Word Alive to Europe for the

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