Interview

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....

KADAVAR: inside a true rocker’s mind with Lupus Lindemann.

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Desertfest Belgium, October 2021. Many of us still don’t realize we’re among our peers, in front of live bands… Tonight, Kadavar are wrapping up the party on the...

An interview with Norway’s most fuzz-loving geniuses KANAAN.

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When the first track from “Earthbound” came out, it was pretty obvious we were about to hear one of the best releases of the year. Because Kanaan’s riffs clash and knock...

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...

ELEPHANT TREE’s Jack Townley about growing out of the stoner scene, working with Riley McIntyre and real life struggles.

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“Habits” has been one of the greatest surprises of early 2020, helping us coping with a rather shitty year since then. With this album, ELEPHANT TREE have returned...

Find beauty in chaos: a spiritual conversation with LORD BUFFALO’s frontman Daniel Pruitt.

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This March, right before the world went into hiatus, LORD BUFFALO released their eerie new album “Tohu Wa Bohu”, unintentionally foretelling the chaos we were about to...

Nick DiSalvo of ELDER shares his music highlights of 2019.

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To keep up with our year-end series, and this time, we asked ELDER frontman Nick DiSalvo to share his favorite artists and releases of 2019. The trio just wrapped up the recording...

LOWRIDER frontman Peder Bergstrand shares his most-played tunes of 2019.

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LOWRIDER: a band name that has resonated among stoner rock fans since the early 00s. Actually, your “stoner rock essentials” list wouldn’t be complete without...

Igor Sidorenko of STONED JESUS picks his favorite albums of 2019.

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Who in the stoner and doom world doesn’t know of STONED JESUS? The Kiev-based hard-working trio has been around for a decade now — which they will be celebrating next year...

Esben Willems of MONOLORD picks his favorite albums of 2019.

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After such a dense, exciting, yet dizzying year in music, more than ever do we needed a beacon in the dark to see through the plethora of albums that have been released in 2019....

Bow to battle doom lords CONAN, as they’re taking over our lands once again.

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“CONAN are as heavy as interplanetary thunder amplified through the roaring black hole anus of Azathoth.” Quite frankly, we’ve never read a more accurate promo...

10 silly questions to blackened punk badasses MANTAR.

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After they completely destroyed Hellfest for the second time, we had the chance to sit down with Germany’s finest blackened punk firestarters and absolute tour beasts...