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Montreal, QC – April 8, 2019
For fans of Thrash Metal, Power Metal, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Judas Priest
Montreal’s THRASH LA REINE Streaming “Du Sang Sur Les Plaines” Off Upcoming EP “La Foi, La Loi, La Croix”
New EP “La Foi, La Loi, La Croix” Out May 31st
Photo Credit: Dani Rod Photography
L-R Anthony Domm-Bélisle – Bass, Center: Renaud Baril – Vocals and Guitar, Right: Guillaume Leblanc – Drums
In anticipation of their second EP “La Foi, La Loi, La Croix” ready for the world on May 31, 2019, Montreal’s THRASH LA REINE is releasing their single “Du Sang Sur Les Plaines”.
Not taking themselves too seriously, they describe themselves as Francophone satirical epic thrash, but ultimately let the audience decide where they fit in in the metal scene. Focusing on telling a story with each track and paying close attention to the song structure and how the listener will be escorted through each thrasher. Exclusively in French and following their 2017 EP “Le Metal Est Notre Langue”, the band opens up about their sound on their 2019 follow up “La Foi, La Loi, La Croix”:
“We’re not reinventing anything, but at the same time, we think we’re offering something that sounds new and refreshing. The EP has a good variety of songs. Some songs are faster, some are more mid-tempo. Overall, we have really fast and quick songs and also more epic songs that are almost nine minutes long.”
With obvious musical influences from the likes of Metallica, Iron Maiden and Iced Earth, THRASH LA REINE take lyrical inspiration from current events and real life. In the case of this Maiden-esque single “Du Sang Sur Les Plaines” they explain:
“‘Du Sang Sur Les Plaines’ is a historical song (à la Maiden) about the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City during 1759 and is structured in a narrative way. We are proud to share an interesting part of our heritage in this song.”
“Du Sang Sur Les Plaines” is streaming at the following link: https://youtu.be/41yWekV6ucY
“La Foi, La Loi, La Croix” will be released on May 31, 2019 and available for pre-order on Bandcamp.
1. Pourchasser Le Dragon (4:45)
2. Thrash La Reine (2:14)
3. Le Rédempteur (4:11)
4. La Peur du Lendemain (3:43)
5. Garde La Foi (4:46)
6. Du Sang Sur Les Plaines (8:43)
EP Length: 28:23
Thrash La Reine is a Montreal-based French heavy metal trio founded in 2017. In their music, they comprise styles of their main influences of thrash and power metal as well as paying homage to their home city and the francophone punk bands that were notorious in the Montreal scene during their college years. In each song, they mix the epic themes of power metal with the social topics of punk and thrash metal to make a style that they dubbed ‘’Epic Thrash’’.
In 2017, in their home studio, they recorded a first EP called ‘’Le Metal Est Notre Langue’’. Since then, they have opened for artists such as Judas Priestess (US) and Tim Ripper Owen (US). In 2018, a second EP ‘’La Foi, La Loi, La Croix’’ was recorded. The recording and mixing were done at Studio Wild with Pierre Rémillard (Anonymus, Cryptopsy) and mastered in the summer by Jacob Hansen in Denmark. The EP is now ready to hit mosh pits around the world with a release date on May 31, 2019.
Thrash La Reine est un trio heavy métal francophone montréalais fondé en 2017. Nous nous inspirons des classiques du heavy metal tout en apportant l’énergie des groupes francophones qui ont rendus mémorables nos années de CEGEP. Dans chaque chanson, nous mélangeons les thèmes épiques du power metal aux revendications sociales du Thrash métal pour en faire un « Thrash épique ».
En 2017, nous avons enregistré de manière DIY un premier EP intitulé Le métal est notre langue. Depuis, nous avons fait la première partie d’artistes tels Judas Priestess (É-U) et Tim Ripper Owen (É-U). En 2018, nous avons fait l’enregistrement d’un deuxième EP «La foi, la loi, la croix» . L’enregistrement et le mixage ont été fait au Studio Wild avec Pierre Rémillard (Anonymus, Cryptopsy) et le mastering a été fait par Jacob Hansen au Danemark. Le EP est maintenant prêt â être mis en marché!
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