"some music was meant to stay underground..."


Formed: 1996
From: Montpellier, France
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Hegemon News

Below is our complete Hegemon news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.


Hegemon Premieres "Interpreting Signs For War"

It's been a couple of years since we heard from black metal group Hegemon, but now an ominous dark force once again rises from France as the band prepares to unveil "The Hierarch" via Season Of Mist on November 13, 2015.

Hegemon fanatics can just go ahead and pre-order that right now over here, but for anyone who need some convincing, we're bringing you an exclusive premiere today of the new track "Interpreting Signs For War: Aruspicine." Get your top notch black metal fix for the day via the player below.

A sum of inspiration from the various sub-sets of black metal - from early Northern style to symphonically-charged bombast to the misanthropically-charged modern day French darkness - Hegemon absorbs all and vomits forth its own brand of malice with new album "The Hierarch." The full track listing will be:

1. Hatred From The Core: Tempus Incognito
2. Interpreting Signs For War: Aruspicine
3. Elysean Expectations, Earthly Deceptions
4. Rays Of Lie: There Will Be A Time You Will Give Anything For A Piece Of Salvation
5. Atomos: Seed Of The Quantic Gods
6. Renovatio Imperii
7. Credo Quia Absurdum
8. Hierarch: The Empire Of Zero More...

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Hegemon To Record New Album

French black metal act Hegemon, whose drummer Pierre Beziat passed away in 2010, has announced the band will soon begin the recordings for a new album, and follow-up to "Contemptus Mundi" (reviewed here).

The recording are slated to being this coming August, 2012. Further details will be announced as they are made available. In the meantime, you can check out some of Hegemon's music over at the band's MySpace page or through the YouTube clip below. More...

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Hegemon Drummer Passes Away

French black metal act Hegemon has issued the following statement about the recent death of the band's drummer, Pierre Beziat:

"It's with great sadness that we announce the death of our new drummer, Pierre Beziat, accidentally deceased in July 2010. Pierre had integrated the band at the beginning of 2009, and took part in some live shows, in particular the 'Black Metal is Rising V' festival, in Paris, in May 2009. It was planned that he records the next album."

Additional information on the cause of death and the band's ongoing status will be announced as it is made available.

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Hegemon Confirmed For Black Metal Is Rising Fest

French black metal band Hegemon has been officially added to the bill of the 2009 Black Metal Is Rising Festival. The festival will occur on May 9th in Paris, France at La Locomotive and the following bands have already been confirmed:

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