Zeal & Ardor is actually a musical pressure like no different. A one-time experiment of Swiss-American mastermind Manuel Gagneux, the avant-garde mixture of negro spirituals and black steel embraced on his 2015 album Devil Is Fine shortly linked with a number of beforehand unstruck chords – as if American slaves had discovered Satanism slightly than Christianity.
After being invited to play the illustrious Roadburn Festival whereas nonetheless a bed room concoction, a full lineup was quickly established, and the worldwide rollout begun. 2018’s follow-up Stranger Fruit took the now-complete band to new heights of highly effective weirdness and sharp social commentary, and has already seen their title emblazoned on a number of excessive profile finish of yr lists – together with these of the revered Decibel and Revolver magazines. This experiment is emboldened and solely simply starting.
Making their debut Australian look alongside Deafheaven on the Perth Festival in February 2019, Zeal & Ardor will then carry out a string of unique headline exhibits in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, in addition to leaping throughout for an unique look in Wellington, New Zealand.
CARBON SUNSET PRESENTS
ZEAL & ARDOR
STRANGER FRUIT TOUR 2019
AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND
FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY – PERTH FESTIVAL, PERTH (WITH DEAFHEAVEN)
SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY – STAY GOLD, MELBOURNE (18+)
MONDAY 25 FEBRUARY – VALHALLA, WELLINGTON (NEW ZEALAND) (18+)
WEDNESDAY 27 FEBRUARY – CROWBAR, SYDNEY (18+)
THURSDAY 28 FEBRUARY – THE BRIGHTSIDE, BRISBANE (18+)
Tickets on sale @ 9am on Thursday December 13
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