Posted in metal | music on February 27, 2014

by Wyatt Marshall

Melting Sun

German one-man post-black-metal band Lantlôs released a new track, "Melting Sun I: Azure Chimes" today, the first song off of a forthcoming album Melting Sun. For those not familiar, Lantlôs was an early runner of the black-metal-meets-shoegaze style championed by the likes of Alcest and, later, Deafheaven, but have never quite gotten the same draw, in spite of the fact that Alcest main-man Neige used to play in Lantlôs.

Like Alcest did with their latest Shelter, Lantlôs's Melting Sun looks to step away from a past full of blast beats and shrieks towards a slower, scream-less, rock-meets-metal landscape. Lantlôs main-man Herbst confirmed on the band's Facebook page that there would be no screaming or blasts, but promised the album is "not like Shelter at all. By far more rock/metal!"

Melting Sun will be out on May 2 on Prophecy. In the meantime, give "Melting Sun I: Azure Chimes," a listen below.

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Tags: Lantlos

Comments (6)

this guy is some kind of assed whole.

Posted by Anonymous | February 27, 2014 4:28 PM

sounds like hum meets linkin park.

Posted by Anonymous | February 28, 2014 9:11 AM

^ DAFRT

Posted by Anonymous | February 28, 2014 9:22 AM

even more boring than deafhaven.

Posted by Anonymous | February 28, 2014 4:59 PM

funny looking at all the fag comments, "Linkin Park" "Deafhaven", when it Deafheaven... "Assed whole"... go listen to your indie shit.

Posted by NH | February 28, 2014 10:00 PM

They absolutely SLAYED when I saw them. SO. FUCKING. INTENSE.

Posted by Weed | March 18, 2014 6:32 AM

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