Album Review

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...

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...

We tell you everything about RED FANG’s new album “Arrows”.

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In this brand new issue of Red Fang Passion magazine, Iggy put together an exclusive “Get your beer belly summer-ready” feature, a complete guide to taking good care of your...

SOMNURI breaks new grounds (and necks) on “Nefarious Wave”.

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Blues Funeral Recordings is a tasteful label. Of course, when your company name is a tribute to a Mark Lanegan classic, it helps. Blues Funeral is also known for groundbreaking...

GOJIRA urge us to fight for a better world with their seventh album “Fortitude”.

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When this article will be posted, you will have already read and heard everything about GOJIRA’s new album “Fortitude”. What’s the point of weighing in,...

Let’s get serious with THE MELVINS “Working With God”.

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The Melvins are something else. Too punk to be grunge, too sludge to be heavy rock, and way too independent and unpredictable to leave anyone unmoved. Still, King Buzzo’s...

DOMKRAFT just laid the fundamentals of Doom and Sludge for the year 21.

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Domkraft is the avant garde of a brand new pulse in the grand scheme of all things doom and sludge. For as long as one can remember, it was deemed inappropriate or almost...

KAVRILA’s “Rituals 3”: when nihilism flirts with fun.

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KAVRILA reminds me of the dark and heavy sky of Hamburg by night in Autumn. This feeling that nothing works, this nihilistic rage that borrows as much from Grunge, Sludge, post...

Dive into the orchestral post-rock of BRUIT ≤ “The Machine Is Burning And Now Everyone Knows It Could Happen Again”.

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Unless we take a leap, the planet is engaged in a continuous decline. Our production and consumption models are at stake. We are eroding the very foundations of our economies,...

KOMATSU tame their sludge rock on bluesy new album “Rose of Jericho”.

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Did the Mothersludgers strike again? Komatsu and me, it’s not much of a love story but rather this weird fantasy you encounter in a blurry dream. Each and every listening...