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VI

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Latest VI News

Below is our complete VI 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.

VI Posts 3 Way Split Trailer

French black/death metal artists VI, Temple Of Baal, and The Order Of Apollyon have revealed an audio trailer for their upcoming 3 way split release on Agonia Records.

On March 31st, three of the finest French black/death metal acts will find their way together for this release, divided into three chapters with a playing time nearing 25 minutes.

- Chapter One: "Trident Of Flesh" (The Order Of Apollyon),
- Caput Secundum: "Non Sum Dignus" (Temple Of Baal),
- Troisème Chapitre: "Aucun d'entre vous ne sera sauvé. Car c'est impossible aux hommes et tout est possible à dieu. Il ne va rien rester de vous, rien de votre nombre, de votre grandeur" (VI). More...

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VI Streaming Re-Release Track

French black metal crew VI, featuring current and ex-members of Aosoth and Antaeus, is now streaming a song from the band's impending EP re-release. "De Praestigiis Daemonum" will arrive on March 31st via Agonia Records, and the EP has been remastered by M. (Mgla) in No Solace Studio.

Listen to the opening track "Et maintenant je lui appartiens ainsi ma chair mon sang et mes actes lui sont dédiés" below. Guitairst / vocalist Invri comments on the upcoming re-release:

"This first offering always meant a lot to us. This is where it all started. We keep listening to it wondering how we managed to release such a beast. 10 years later, we still dont get it. All went so fast, from the composing to the unexpected acclamation. It took years to compose something else, it was so intense and natural that we feared we could never do better. Re-releasing this EP is the opportunity for all of you to put your hands on it, and it was a good opportunity for us to refresh that old demon we cherish so much.

"Working with Adrian Baxter, Kontamination Design and No Solace was such an experience. One more time with this release, everything went fast. All this worldwide team managed to provide a brand new face in only few days and we feel honored to see how much efforts have been put into this release while, few years ago, only a bunch of maniacs believed in us.

"We would like to thanks the Agonia team, for being a part of those. This release will now never die and will rise, and will shine upon us for the next decade and more to come. Ceux qui moururent dans la douleur ne se relèveront pas dans la joie." More...

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VI Announces Split Album With Order Of Apollyon

On March 31st, three of the finest French black/death metal acts - VI, Temple Of Baal, and The Order Of Apollyon - will find their way onto winter-chilled turn tables, thanks to a new split release.

Divided into three chapters, the recording will feature one brand new song from each of the bands, with a playing time nearing 25 minutes. The split will be available through Agonia Records.

VI comments: "Being a part of this split along with Temple of Baal and The Order Of Apollyon was an opportunity for us to release a new single track. We thought we were done for a while with creating new music since the release of De Praestigiis Angelorum, but it appeared that we still had more to do. Expect something slightly different from what we're known for. Expect something unique."

Temple Of Baal adds: "Split releases have paved Temple Of Baal’s history through the years as special items in the band’s discography, done with special bands strictly chosen for their common views on Black and Death Metal as sacred works of Left Hand Path dedication. Once more, Temple Of Baal teams up with bearers of the Black Flame to bring a three-fold testimony of Faith." More...

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VI Announces Split With Temple Of Baal

French black/death metal bands VI, Temple Of Baal, and The Order Of Apollyon are currently at BST Studio recording material for their future split, which will be released on Agonia Records in late 2016.

BST can be thought as a link between all three band's. Apart from being an active musician, he serves as the producer of the upcoming split, which is being recorded, mixed and mastered at his own BST Studio (except for drums which have already been recorded at Hybreed Studios).

VI commented: "Being a part of this split along with Temple of Baal and The Order Of Apollyon was an opportunity for us to release a new single track. We thought we were done for a while with creating new music since the release of De Praestigiis Angelorum, but it appeared that we still had more to do. Expect something slightly different from what we're known for. Expect something unique." More...

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VI Posts Full New Album Online

French black metal trinity VI - featuring current and ex-members of Aosoth, Antaeus and Aborted - is streaming debut album, "De Praestigiis Angelorum," before it releases this Friday on Agonia Records. Listen in below, courtesy of that site that's really obsessed with what rappers and Kardashians are wearing on any given day.

When it releases this Friday, "De Praestigiis Angelorum" will be available in six panel digipack CD, regular colored vinyl, and limited to 100 hand-numbered copies black vinyl. Pre-orders are up at this location.

"De Praestigiis Angelorum" was recorded at BST Studio (Antaeus, Hell Militia, Aosoth, Vorkreist) after five long years of comprehensive work. The cover artwork was created by Alexander L. Brown (Leviathan, Stargazer, Bölzer, Darkthrone). More...

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VI Streaming New Song

The French black metal newcomers from VI - featuring current and ex-members of Aosoth, Antaeus and Aborted - today premiere a brand new song titled "Par le jugement causé par ses poisons."

This track available below comes off debut album "De Praestgiis Angelorum," set to drop on September 25 via Agonia Records. The full track listing is:

1. Et in pulverem mortis deduxisti me
2. Par le jugement causé par ses poisons
3. La terre ne cessera de se consumer
4. Regarde tes cadavres car il ne te permettra pas qu'on les enterre
5. Une place parmi les morts
6. Voilà l'homme qui ne te prenait pas comme Seigneur
7. Il est trop tard pour rendre gloire. Ainsi la lumière sera changée en ombre de la mort
8. Plus aucun membre ne sera rendu More...

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VI Details New Album "De Praestgiis Angelorum"

French black metal trinity, VI, made of current and ex-members of Aosoth and Antaeus, have revealed details concerning the long-awaited debut full length release. The opus is entitled "De Praestgiis Angelorum" and will drop on September 25th via Agonia Records. Check out the track "Il Est Trop Tard Pour Rendre Gloire" in the player below.

The line-up of VI is shaped by INVRI (Aosoth, ex-Antaeus) on guitars and vocals, BST (Aosoth, ex-Antaeus, ex-Aborted) on bass and Blastum (ex-Aosoth, ex-Antaeus, Merrimack) on drums. The forthcoming full-length material bestirs within the characteristic black metal niche developed by the said bands, with the addition of expanded guitar work, choirs and subtle sample parts. VI describes the music as "extreme, devoted black metal with illuminated chaos".

The band has completed the recording process at BST Studio (Antaeus, Hell Militia, Aosoth, Vorkreist) after five long years of comprehensive work. The cover artwork has been created by Alexander L. Brown (Leviathan, Stargazer, Bölzer, Darkthrone).

The track list for the album is:

-Et in pulverem mortis deduxisti me.-
-Par le jugement causé par ses poisons.-
-La terre ne cessera de se consumer.-
-Regarde tes cadavres car il ne te permettra pas qu'on les enterre.-
-Une place parmi les morts.-
-Voilà l'homme qui ne te prenait pas comme Seigneur.-
-Il est trop tard pour rendre gloire. Ainsi la lumière sera changée en ombre de la mort.-
-Plus aucun membre ne sera rendu.- More...

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VI Streaming New Mini-Album Online

French metallers VI are currently streaming their debut mini-album "De Praestigiis Daemonum" at this location. VI are also writing material for a full-length album and will be releasing a split with Aosoth.

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