Sonic Blast Fest 2022: the review.

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Summer always brings its share of open-air festivals. Big spaces, bands as far as the ear can hear. Some are known for the rain and mud, others for the sun and warmth. SONIC BLAST...

Why MONOLITH ON THE MESA is the late summer fest you can’t miss.

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Unless you’ve been living in a survival bunker for the last three years, you have certainly heard of MONOLITH ON THE MESA. Settled near the picturesque town of Taos in New...

NICK OLIVERI: “This is what Mondo Generator should have always been.”

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Right in the middle of the summer heat wave, I binged an entire bottle of tequila with the guys from Mondo Generator. Never ever did Bordeaux resemble the Californian desert this...

Feel the nihilism and suffering of CONAN’s “Evidence Of Immortality”.

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Do you REALLY want a review of the new Conan record? As if you did not know what to expect. Of course, it’s going to hit hard, of course, it will unbalance your internal...

MANTAR rises again on “Pain Is Forever and This Is The End”.

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Mantar is back and they lock us off with the incredible “Pain Is Forever and This Is The End”. How could it have been any different? It seems obvious now, yet...

LORD ELEPHANT raise the stoner bar high with “Cosmic Awakening”.

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Appearances can be deceiving. As I was busy waiting for live shows to resume last June, I had somewhat missed out on the summer releases ahead of us. Among them, Lord Elephant...

SASQUATCH teach you riff-rock science on “Fever Fantasy”.

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I fucking love these guys. In case you’re not aware of SASQUATCH’s undisputed status as the ultimate heavy rock band, you’d better check out “Fever...

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs: “Our therapy is just having fun.”

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It happened on a Sunday, in the Desertfest Berlin backstage. While the crowd was watching Kaleidobolt play, I was lucky enough to meet up with Matthew, Adam and Sam of...

1000MODS about the Greek scene, old school heavy and tour stories.

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Greece is not only about the mythology that relegates Hammer horror to the rank of children’s tales, nor olive oil, white houses, and complicated diplomatic relations....

Desertfest Berlin 2022: celebrating a decade in Fuzz.

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DESERTFEST BERLIN celebrated its 10th anniversary with an insane 4-day lineup of fuzzy madness. From core stoner rock to psych, doom, sludge, post-hardcore, crazy...

DESERTFEST LONDON 2022 – Day 3

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Day 3 by Sofie Von Kelen There are days when nothing goes as planned. When your highlighted Clashfinder goes into oblivion. There are days when the Universe decided to screw...

DESERTFEST LONDON 2022 – Day 2

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DAY 2 by Yannick K. (Cover photo: Jake Lewis) This second day at Desertfest London starts with a surreal interview with Greenleaf outside the Black Heart, a truly feel-good...

DESERTFEST LONDON 2022 – Day 1

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We say it every year: Desertfest is THE place to be for all stoner and doom fans, located in London’s eclectic and eccentric Camden Town. You can hire all the sculptors and...

PREMIERE: Black Lung get spooky as hell on “Death Grip” video.

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They might have stayed under our radar for a while but we’re now crazily enthusiastic about US progressive heavy rockers BLACK LUNG and their super melodic hooks and...

Stöner get their feet and riffs dirty on “totally…”.

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Let’s get things straight: yes, I am fanboying over Nick Oliveri and it is rare for me not to like his work. There, I said it. Yet, I really did not enjoy Stöner’s debut...