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