French heavy metal

6h33 - Giggles, Garlands & Gallows (Own Label)

Fruity French Fun For Fans of Freakish Fabulousness...
Release Date: 
17 May 2012 - 11:30pm

Oh sweet Satan...where to even begin with this one?

Hypno5e: Australian Tour Cancelled.

The French band pulls out just three days ahead of the first date...

French post-metal band Hypno5e have had to cancel the upcoming Australian tour due to a medical emergency.
 

Hypno5e: Acid Mist Tomorrow Tour Dates Confirmed

And a new album released to boot!

Intense as they are ambient, French metal act Hypno5e are a very unique band in the heavy music genre.

Lonewolf - Army of the Damned (Napalm Records)

Solid, enjoyable stuff from the French power metal veterans...
Release Date: 
30 Mar 2012 (All day)

Extant for almost twenty years now, French outfit Lonewolf must surely be one of power metal’s best kept secrets.

Hell Militia: Deal Inked With Season of Mist, New Release Imminent

Their 'sickest opus yet' is almost here...

French black metal warriors Hell Militia have announced their signing to Season of Mist.

Vorkreist: New Album Release Date Announced.

Fans of Secrets of the Moon, Morbid Angel, Mayhem, Bolt Thrower, Arkhon Infaustus and Satyricon ahoy! This might be for you!

The French maniacs of Vorkreist are back with their 4th album, Sigil Whore Christ, to be released by Agonia Records April 24th in the UK and May 22nd in N

Alcest: More US Dates Announced!

The French shoegazers go from strength to strength!

Alcest have recently announced their second set of North American Tour Dates.

Gorod - A Perfect Absolution (Listenable Records)

The bone-crushing riffs of Gorod return to grace your earholes once again
Release Date: 
12 Mar 2012 (All day)

Uncharacteristically for me I am going to start at the beginning.

Les DIscrets - Ariettes Oubliées (Prophecy Productions)

Les Discrets shine with their own take on the growing shoegaze trend.
Release Date: 
9 Feb 2012 - 11:30pm

If there are two things that we know about the French metal scene, it is that, like Norway, it is very musically incestous, and they all seem to have a deep fondness for shoegaze.