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Zeal - Ardor - Strange Fruit - Promo Photo

Opinion: The Improbable Appeal Of Zeal & Ardor

Zeal & Ardor are strangers in the metal world. Septultura delivered Roots which bristled with Brazilian tribal energies, Devildriver recently released their outlaw country homage Outlaws ‘Til the End Vol. 1, and Zeal & Ardor, with 2017’s Devil is Fine and this year’s Strange Fruit, explore a world where the shackles of slaves are part of the music’s rhythmic lifeblood.

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Zeal & Ardor Release Music Video For “Gravedigger’s Chant” From New Album

Zeal & Ardor‘s Devil Is Fine found its way onto several “best of 2017” lists that we published last year, and for good reason. The brainchild of Manuel Gagneux is stylistically and thematically unique, drawing from concepts involving American slavery and black metal. The project is building upon the momentum from last year’s release with a new album, Stranger Fruit, 

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Zeal - Ardor - Strange Fruit - Promo Photo

Opinion: The Improbable Appeal Of Zeal & Ardor

Zeal & Ardor are strangers in the metal world. Septultura delivered Roots which bristled with Brazilian tribal energies, Devildriver recently released their outlaw country homage