Gary Mader (EYEHATEGOD): “We throw riffs, not rocks.”

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Interviewing a member of EYEHATEGOD can tell you how the latest album recording went or in which faraway lands the sludge pioneers are looking forward to playing on the next...

From rock to doom: the coolest albums of 2022.

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The Heavy Chronicles team delivers a fine-tuned selection of sonic treats to fill your earholes during this festive period. There will be fuzz, there will be heavy, but most of...

Get high on doom with LORDS OF THE VOID’s exclusive Smoky Van Sessions

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If you’re new to the Smoky Van Sessions concept, here’s the deal: these French videomakers set up live sessions in the wilderness while highlighting up-and-coming...

ABRAMS craft an addictive heavy rock recipe with “In The Dark”.

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We didn’t expect the best release of the summer to be both such a surprise and a heart-stopper, with Abrams new album “In The Dark”. If my editor wasn’t in...

ELDER reach new heights of beauty with “Innate Passage”.

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Elder is a band you can always rely on. Whatever happens, they are there, whether it’s in your headphones, your living room, or on the top right corner of your favorite...

DEADLY VIPERS make a huge (stoner) splash with “Low City Drone”.

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Given the band name, artwork and associated label, you think you’d know what to expect from this new DEADLY VIPERS album: a ton of fuzz dripping from your earholes. This is...

Desertfest Antwerp 2022 – Day 3

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(Photos by Sylvain Golvet) Sunday afternoon. It’s late. I notice the remains of an after-party in our living room. There is this slight twilight zone vibe when the hero...

KEN MODE give us a glimmer of hope with their cathartic new album “Null”.

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This September, KEN mode released their eighth album “Null”, and it’s probably my album of the year. No less. You won’t get any pitch or namedropping here,...

Desertfest Antwerp 2022 – Day 2

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(Photos : Sylvain Golvet) I’m not going to lie to you, we don’t feel very fresh this morning despite our BnB roommate’s scrambled eggs. After I swore not to have...

Stream BUSS hard rocking debut album “Aroused” in full!

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Today we’re happy to bring a fresh new band to your ears a premiere the rocking debut album from Trieste hard psychedelic rockers BUSS exclusively! Check out...

DEVIL’S WITCHES gets macabre and poetic with “In All Her Forms”.

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Psych, fuzz, doom and sixties worship: that’s the way Devil’s Witches made a name for themselves in 2017. And then there was this debut album, “Velvet...

Desertfest Antwerp 2022 – Day 1

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We have been waiting resolutely for this new edition of Desertfest Antwerp… The summer in our hometown Bordeaux felt pretty gloomy due to the lack of small clubs and DIY shows,...

CLUTCH deliver a great vintage with “Sunrise on Slaughter Beach”.

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Clutch is a grand cru classé, as we say in French. Not so much that it would age perfectly like old wine but rather that, like in any good vineyard, there are some good and...

AHASVER get more metal than metal itself with “Causa Sui”.

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How would I possibly sleep on that release? The crème de la crème from the Toulouse metal scene with members of Gorod, Psykup or Drawers: I was hyped from the get-go. And when I...

10 must-see bands at DESERTFEST ANTWERP 2022!

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Every year we’re waiting for it eagerly: the Desertfest Antwerp lineup announcement. For its ninth edition, the heavy mass will once again take over the city’s...