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[ENG/FR] DEVIANT BLACK METAL OR POST-BLACK METAL ? interview with White Ward, from Ukraine

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Hello, White Ward! Can you introduce the band to our readers? Andrii Pechatkin:  Hello, Pierre! While Yurii, our guitarist and mastermind, prefers introducing White Ward as a deviant black metal band, I am usually more specific. White Ward is a post-black metal act from Odesa Ukraine that is heavily influenced by dark jazz and incorporates saxophone in the most unexpected moments. To my mind, this definition lets people understand what they are going to hear while listening to White Ward. However, too many expectations often lead to disappointment, so be careful with your thoughts and desires. As for White Ward, you will get a mix of Bohren & Der Club of Gore-styled dark jazz with quite melodic post-black with lots of saxophone solos. 

You come from Odesa in Ukraine and the band was created back in 2012. Your first EP "Illusions" was released in 2012 and contained a melodic and melancholic Black Metal that can be described as Post-Black Metal, What were the band's influ…

[ENG/FRENCH METAL REVIEWS] LES CROCS DU SCRIBE N°28 : BLUT AUS NORD/INFAMY/SOUPIR ASTRAL/WORHS/FROM THE VASTLAND/ + SPECIAL DUNGEON SYNTH WITH : BALROG/ELFFOR/NEIGE ET NOIRCEUR+WERWOLFSBLUT SPLIT/ELIXIR/ARSULE

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The Scribe is back, once again! For the moment I keep the energy to continue thanks to you, the bands, the labels, the real fans of the underground scene! despite the fakes, the opportunists, those who want to police our scene, against all odds let us face each other behind our favorite music...This week on the menu of the "scribe's fangs": the new Blut Aus Nord, a new musical marvel that once again reinvents Extreme Metal, Infamy's Black/Thrash from the North of France, and Besançon's atmospheric and depressing Black Metal from Soupir Astral, the amazing Worhs of Paris and their proposal of a very personal Black Metal, From the Vastland, from Iran and their Zoroastrian Black Metal, and we will continue with a special Dungeon Synth with Balrog, Elfforn, Neige & Noirceur and Werwolfsblut, Elixir and Arsule....Well filled as always! Feel free to let me know your opinion, of the groups you would like me to talk about... that's why I'm here! Kisses The S…