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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...

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...

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...

INTERVIEW: dive and die with Greenleaf.

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The Scandinavian spleen, unpredictable tempos, a stormy but inspiring divorce, undead musicians, goats and turtles, and scuba diving at your own risk… Welcome to the colourful...

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...

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...

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...