Alcest release "Protection" from forthcoming album 'Spiritual Instinct'

Alcest release "Protection" from forthcoming album 'Spiritual Instinct'

French post-metal band Alcest have unveiled the first single from their upcoming album Spiritual Instinct today.

The song is called “Protection,” and it comes with a music video directed by Craig Murray. The director has done work with acts such as Converge, Mogwai, and Blood Red Shoes.

Spiritual Instinct is available for pre-order here. This is the follow up to their 2016 album Kodama, which is their first record to reach the U.S. Heatseekers Albums chart. The album will hit stores on October 25 via Nuclear Blast.

Alcest will have a slew of festival appearances throughout Europe for the rest of 2019.

Alcest tour dates

September 13 - Balve, Germany - Prophecy Fest

September 25 - Paris, France - Red Bull Music Festival (special set with Perturbator)

September 28 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso

October 13 - Barcelona, Spain - AMFest

October 18 - Leeuwarden, Netherlands - Into the Void

October 19 - Hameln, Germany - Autumn Moon Festival

October 26 - Strasbourg, France - La Laiterie

November 2 - Leeds, United Kingdom - Damnation Festival

November 16 - Neunkirchen, Germany - Gloomaar Festival

December 6 - Madrid, Spain - Madrid is the Dark

December 7 - Lisbon, Portugal - Under the Doom Festival

December 13 - Eindhoven, Netherlands - Eindhoven Metal Meeting

December 14 - London, United Kingdom - Beyond The Past

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