Album Review: Au Champ Des Morts – “Le Jour Se Lève”

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With influences across the board, yet black metal at its core, it’s not surprise that we sit here writing about Au Champ Des Morts debut release, a 7″ EP consisting of only two tracks. For all its brevity, Le Jour Se Lève certainly knows how to make an impression. Laced with classic French black metal; thick, swirling chaotic blast beats with treble heavy guitars yet soft enough on the surface to provide for musicianship galore, Le Jour Se Lève is an absolute show stopper. For a year that has been thin on black metal, the pace is certainly picking up thanks, in no small part, to bands like Au Champ Des Morts. Continue reading