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The band Alcest was founded in 2000. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Bagnols-Sur-Cèze. Generally, music journalists would define Alcest’s style within the genre/s of black metal, post-metal, and other rock music.

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Les Discrets

Les Discrets is a French shoegazing/post-rock project created and led by Fursy Teyssier as a "platform gathering music and art." Teyssier was the sole member of the band until 2009, when he was joined by Audrey Hadorn and Winterhalter. Les Discrets have releas... [wikipedia]
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Amesoeurs was a French post-punk/post-black metal band. A side project of Neige of Alcest, the group was formed in the summer of 2004 in Bagnols-sur-Cèze with the purpose of creating music that "reflects the dark side of the industrial era and modern civilizat... [wikipedia]
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Fen is a British post-black metal band formed in 2006 from the Fens of East Anglia signed to the label Code666. Their Myspace page reports that they "draw the listener into a windswept and desolate landscape, bereft of hope". In 2006 they recorded the Ancient ... [wikipedia]
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Harakiri For The Sky

Harakiri for the Sky is an Austrian post-black metal band formed in Salzburg and Vienna in 2011 by vocalist JJ (Michael V. Wahntraum) and multi-instrumentalist Matthias Sollak, formerly of black metal band Bifröst. They have released four studio albums – Harak... [wikipedia]
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Deafheaven is an American post-metal band formed in 2010. Originally based in San Francisco, the group began as a two-piece with singer George Clarke and guitarist Kerry McCoy, who recorded and self-released a demo album together. Following its release, Deafhe... [wikipedia]
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Sólstafir is an Icelandic post-metal band formed in 1995 and currently signed to Season of Mist. Originally a black metal band, they transitioned to a post-rock-influenced style on their second album Masterpiece of Bitterness.... [wikipedia]
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Wolves In The Throne Room

Wolves in the Throne Room is an American black metal band formed in 2003 in Olympia, Washington by brothers Aaron and Nathan Weaver. They have released six full-length albums, two live albums, and one EP to date. They have stated one of the founding concepts o... [wikipedia]
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Old Silver Key

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The Great Old Ones

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Lustre is the musical project of Henrik Sunding who goes under the pseudonym "Nachtzeit". Lustre began in 2008 after the dissolve of The Burning. Prior to both, Sunding also used to be a drummer of the band Hypothermia. ... [wikipedia]
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Drudkh is a Ukrainian black metal band. It currently consists of Roman Saenko (former member of Hate Forest and Dark Ages), Thurios (former member of Astrofaes), Krechet, and Vlad. All four also belonged to Blood of Kingu until it was disbanded. Their lyrics a... [wikipedia]
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What Genre is Alcest?

Alcest genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Alcest. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of black metal, post-metal, and other rock music.

Similar music like Alcest includes artists and songs like Les Discrets, Amesoeurs, Lantlôs, Heretoir, Fen, Harakiri For The Sky, Deafheaven, Sólstafir, Sylvaine, Wolves In The Throne Room, Old Silver Key, Coldworld, The Great Old Ones, Saor, Lustre, Drudkh,