Yannick K. Author

Fait le grand écart entre kung fu old school et le rock sous toutes ses formes. Pense que Dieu serait tellement plus crédible (et badass) si c'était Iggy en disciple shaolin maniant aussi bien le nunchaku que la six cordes. En attendant il prêche pour THC.

Stargazing in Mojave with BIG SCENIC NOWHERE’s “Vision Beyond Horizon”

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You’d think that the legends of Desert Rock agreed on kicking off the new decade by getting back in the saddle: Masters Of Reality, Brant Bjork, Mondo Generator, Fu Manchu,...

TARABAN: “How The East Was Lost” is the classy power psych album you all needed.

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Poland seems to be a very fertile ground when it comes to talented bands. This is why we have kept praising its blooming heavy scene, which has seemingly won over the French...

PLANET OF ZEUS “Faith In Physics” (Heavy Psych Sounds)

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It feels like yesterday when Clutch delivered a short yet memorable performance at Hellfest 2019, and PLANET OF ZEUS (described as ‘Clutch’s Greek offspring’)...

LOW FLYING HAWKS “Anxious Ghosts” (Magnetic Eye Records)

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Let’s be honest, we don’t know much about LOW FLYING HAWKS excepted their music and two initials: AAL and EHA. And two faces. Nothing more. Yet, two EPs ago, the duo...

YAWNING MAN “Macedonian Lines” (Heavy Psych Sounds)

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It always begins with delicate, arpeggio-filled melodies that draw the skyline of some faraway lands. Then YAWNING MAN weave the patterns: rocks, lakes, forests, rivers, sparse...

BARONESS “Gold & Grey” (Abraxan Hymns 2019)

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What if BARONESS music reach has gone way beyond the strict sludge or metal realm, far from any pigeonholing? What if in the end, Baroness were nothing but a one of a kind and...

Valley Of The Sun “Old Gods” (Fuzzorama 2019)

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It’s been a decade now since VALLEY OF THE SUN have been striving to highlight the Rock into their Stoner. With fire in their bellies — the same that makes you sweat at a...

Interview: exploring the other side of BARONESS with bassist Nick Jost.

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Hard-luck story and personal desires have turnt BARONESS into a totally different beast since their their 2003 debut. If you expect a umpteenth sludge record from them, you got it...

HIGH PRIEST “Sanctum EP” (Magnetic Eye 2019)

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PR reps, I demand your attention. When will you stop referring to Cantrell and Staley each time a band lays stirring vocal harmonies on top of heavy riffs? We’d almost come...

John Garcia and The Band Of Gold “S/T” (Napalm Records 2019)

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“With a little help from my friends”. This could have been the album title, the story of a reunion. I had to sink my teeth into this largely anticipated new album from...

Dopelord / Weedpecker / Major Kong / Spaceslug “4 Way Split” (2019)

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This is a public service announcement from the Polish National Tourism Office. You plan to visit Poland? As a proud nation, the Polish are honored that you get to know their...

BURNING VOW “Burning Vow” (Holy Roar Records 2018)

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While you were all binging on foie gras and petits fours for Christmas, too busy to rank Sleep or Yob #1 on your year-end lists, other folks were secretly getting ready for...

DESERTFEST London founder Reece Tee comes back to a game-changing festival.

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A boundless passion for the music we all love: this is what drives DESERTFEST London founder Reece Tee. Given the stoner and doom festival will be celebrating its 8th edition this...

Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats “Wasteland” (Rise Above Records 2018)

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In 2011, the underground scene got carried away when one of the best 70s Sabbath-infused heavy records saw the light. With “Blood Lust”, Kevin Starrs aka UNCLE...

SPACESLUG “Eye The Tide” (Oak Island Records 2018)

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Beginnings are always so fragile… We are in the year 10 018. The universe we know is ruled by Emperor Padishah Sabbath IV. In this day and age, the most valued ressource in...