SLOWSHINE raises stonergaze to new heights with “Living Light”.

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Rarely has a totally DIY debut album treated us to such a range of emotions and sounds. Probably because SLOWSHINE are not new to the scene, even less riffmaking rookies, as some...

Hear KANAAN’s fifty shades of fuzz on “Earthbound”.

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End of the sixties: Amon Düül II is a major German band made of hairy freaks inspired by the UK’s underground acid rock scene. Progressive psychedelists crafting furious...

Desertfest Belgium 2021 – Day 3

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Stiff legs, dark circles and zombie mode are symptomatic of this third day. I will do anything it takes to revitalize myself and make the most of this final lap at DESERTFEST...

Desertfest Belgium 2021 – Day 2

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The sun rises on Antwerp, with a weather so smooth it augurs only good things for this spectacular second day at DESERTFEST ANTWERP. And what a lineup there is today! It is now...

Desertfest Belgium 2021 – Day 1

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At last. After so many months spent in the solitude of our isolated listening, here we are. All of us. The stoner, doom, psychedelic, sludge scene meeting at DESERTFEST ANTWERP...

Listen to WOODEN FIELDS (w/ Witchcraft, Siena Root members) bluesy debut album in full!

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It looks like Sweden has a new “supergroup“ to offer, and one that will most likely make all vintage hard rock fans happy! We’re talking about WOODEN FIELDS, the new...

Bands you don’t want to miss at Desertfest Antwerp 2021.

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Festivals are back and what better way to get back on the saddle than with the 2021 edition of mighty Desertfest Antwerp! The line-up might be 100% European-focused for obvious...

LOW FLYING HAWKS turns into a shapeshifting chimera with “Fuyu”.

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AAL and EHA. We don’t know much more about LOW FLYING HAWKS, so much that we fall back on the buzz-worthy participation of Trevor Dunn (Mr Bungle) and Dale Crover (Melvins)...

The Grasshopper Lies Heavy “A Cult That Worships A God Of Death”

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Why should we always complicate things? Why do we keep making our lives harder? Is it due to our human condition that we keep on overthinking? If that is the case then The...

TURNSTILE dust off HxC with “Turnstile Love Connection”.

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On June 28th, TURNSTILE kicked off the summer with the release of their EP “Turnstile Love Connection”. The band took everyone by surprise by posting a short movie...

Experience the beauty and suffering of BOSSK’s new album “Migration”.

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When I hear the word “post-metal”, I feel shivers down my spine. Are we dealing with that very post-metal I discovered with Solstafir, the one that plays smart with...

BOSS KELOID give their definition of Prog with “Family The Smiling Thrush”.

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The word “prog” is very much overused in rock and metal reviews these days, and I find myself guilty of labeling everything as such. A time signature shying away from...

[FOCUS] Six heavy bands from Hamburg you need to check out.

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“Den Norden sind wir!” We come from the North! No, we’re not talking about Sweden or Alaska, but Northern Germany, reaching all around the most beautiful city in...

No gods, no masters: we lift the veil on SUNNATA’s doom cult.

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We wanted to let the dust settle a bit before discussing one of the most anticipated albums of early 2021, only to realize that SUNNATA‘s success has grown one record after...