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In Zeal & Ardor, Manuel Gagneux mixes black metal with black music—specifically blues and gospel

Swiss-born, New York-based multi-instrumentalist Manuel Gagneux found inspiration for Zeal & Ardor, his solo black-metal project, in the asshole of the Internet: 4chan. Gagneux had taken to asking the online message board’s anonymous users to suggest genres he could blend together, and Zeal & Ardor came about when somebody suggested mixing “black metal” with the […]