Interview

Interview: exploring the other side of BARONESS with bassist Nick Jost.

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Hard-luck story and personal desires have turnt BARONESS into a totally different beast since their their 2003 debut. If you expect a umpteenth sludge record from them, you got it...

Getting underground with German post-doom giants BLCKWVS.

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Back in February, it was brought to my attention that a German heavy band called BLCKWVS had a new album out, and I’ve been unable to stop listening to ‘0160’...

Ruling the world the black’n’roll way with KVELERTAK.

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THC has a long history with KVELERTAK. We covered every piece of music the Stavanger six piece has produced, from the day they changed the face of heavy metal with their meteoric...

Igor Sidorenko of STONED JESUS picks 10 perfect road songs.

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Our fourth LP “Pilgrims” was inspired by our heavy touring schedule in the last couple of years, and the feelings a person might be getting — or rather losing —...

DESERTFEST London founder Reece Tee comes back to a game-changing festival.

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A boundless passion for the music we all love: this is what drives DESERTFEST London founder Reece Tee. Given the stoner and doom festival will be celebrating its 8th edition this...

Laid-back chat with Isaiah Mitchell of EARTHLESS: “The power of live music is life-changing.”

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EARTHLESS once again blown us away with their latest album Black Heaven, a tour de force that shakes up our certitudes by taking their relentless jamming down a notch...

In-depth with BRANT BJORK: “Every record I’ve ever made is political.”

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BRANT BJORK is releasing his thirteenth solo album, “one more” you’d say. He stopped counting, and so have we, because what matters most is that Brant Bjork...

Get under influence with Poland’s sons of doom DOPELORD.

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Poland’s sons of Doom DOPELORD have been on the road to support their new album Children Of The Haze, which was released in January 2017 and can be counted among the...

Running wild and free with THE PICTUREBOOKS.

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THE PICTUREBOOKS really are a standout band. With their songs full of sorrow, hope, freedom. Ardent and magic. Their organic, genuine brand of rock speaks to each one of us. As...

WEEDPECKER: meeting with Poland’s new heavy psych favorites.

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The beginning of 2018 was marked by the release of “III”, the well-acclaimed new album from WEEDPECKER. We’re still mind-blown by this solar record, and get...

Interview with UFOMAMMUT: “Jamming is the real secret.”

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Twenty years of crafting their sound with mind-crushing riffs and bewitching meanderings have led Italian trio UFOMAMMUT to stand at the forefront of the actual stoner/doom scene....

Deciphering the fathomless rock machine that is ELDER with Nick DiSalvo.

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While eulogistic write-ups of Reflections of a Floating World keep piling up faster than Joe Satriani riffing at the speed of light, it is time for a...

Interview with Greece’s stoner rock ambassadors 1000MODS.

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When your debut record is produced by Billy Anderson (Neurosis, Sleep, Melvins) and reaches cult status in the stoner rock scene, how do you move on? Hailing from the small...

The spirit and sacred grooves of EGYPT dissected by Neal Stein.

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EGYPT, author of (arguably) the best self-titled demo of all time, is a band who has been through a rocky history but now stands among the finest acts of the stoner and doom...

A shaman odyssey into WO FAT’s heavy blues with Kent Stump.

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In the sidelines of Desertfest Berlin, I had the chance to sit down and chat with the kind and friendly Kent Stump, WO FAT’s vocalist and guitarist. Sporting his iconic cow-boy...