With "Here Comes The Sun", the French progressive metal band Klone 2015 was positioned between The Pineapple Thief and Anathema. With her successor "Unplugged" two years later she struck even quieter notes. "Le Grand Voyage" now convincingly combines both approaches.
When we ask clones for an interview, singer Yann Ligner and guitarist/songwriter Guillaume Bernard take time to chat with us about the last things. For them, making music is more than just creating sounds.
eclipsed: Your compatriots from Magma have just released an album about the "Day of Extinction". And now you on your part deal with the great questions of life and speculate besides about whether and how it continues after death. Is this a coincidence or is there perhaps a current vibration to which sensitive musicians react?
Actually, you could have imagined it! The songs of the French new art rockers from Klone are excellently suited for the realization in acoustic versions. Nevertheless, the band came more by chance to record an "Unplugged" album. Only when they played some acoustic support shows for Anneke van Giersbergen in 2016 did they think: You can make more out of it.
Actually, you could have imagined it! The songs of the French new art rockers by KLONE are excellently suited for the realization in acoustic versions.
Watch the video premiere of the song "Nebulous" from the current release "Unplugged" (Pelagic/Cargo).
Twelve years of music business have clones on their backs. And the French are still exploring new terrain. Once started as a progressive Deathmetal band, they have - like Anathema, Opeth or Katatonia - expanded their sound cosmos with each album.
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eclipsed is a music magazine based in Aschaffenburg and has been on the German market since 2000. It is aimed at friends of sophisticated rock music who want to go on a new acoustic voyage of discovery month after month.
eclipsed deals in detail with the rock greats of the 60s and 70s in the areas of art rock, prog, psychedelic, blues, classic, hard rock and much more as well as with the current scene in these areas.