Live Reviews

‘Till The Livin’ End: DESERTFEST LONDON 2018 Review – Day 1

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DESERTFEST LONDON, much like the music it showcases, is a formula. Every year you pack the same bag, hop on the same train or flight, see all those friendly and familiar faces...

ACID KING + ELDER + TONER LOW + JOE BUCK YOURSELF + CHILD + KING BUFFALO @ Glazart (Paris, 30.07.17)

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About time I attended a Stoned Gatherings show at Glazart, and what’s more, for one of the sickest lineups of the summer! The Paris promoters put...

KARMA TO BURN + EGYPT + MOTHERSHIP + XII BOAR @ Glazart (Paris, 03.07.17)

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Ah, summer at Glazart… When the temperature reaches new heights and promiscuity is synonymous of liters of sweat dripping on the walls. Yet it seems like Parisian...

HELLFEST 2017 Review – Day 1

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That first day at HELLFEST was the toughest by far, with a severe hangover combined to the heat wave and dust hitting our sore bodies since dawn. With less than 10%...

Roundhouse Kicks: DESERTFEST LONDON 2017 Review – Day 3

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After a few warm-up beverages in an establishment that may or may not have a name that rhymes with “Slewbog”, I discover to my dismay that it’s one-in-one-out even by...

I Got Interection: DESERTFEST LONDON 2017 Review – Day 2

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Where’s my hangover? Hmmm, it hasn’t hit me yet. Maybe it will later, let’s see. Coffee? Coffee. Fry-up? Now we’re talking. We’ve got to have something to keep that late...

Slo n’ Low: DESERTFEST LONDON 2017 Review – Day 1

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Riffing away in the world today takes everything you’ve got… Drinking some beers with all your buddies, sure would help a lot! Wouldn’t you like to get away…?...

DEATH ALLEY + VODUN + DUCKTAPE @ Glazart (Paris, 15.03.17)

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Paris promoters Stoned Gatherings put together one high-level rock bill this March 15th. Yet it seems that only the finest ears were ready for it,...

KVELERTAK + SKELETONWITCH @ La Maroquinerie (Paris, 29.11.16)

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Until now, Norwegian super metallers KVELERTAK have been seen on stages just as huge as their energy, including two Hellfest performances that caused a stir...

DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2016 Review – Day 3

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Who cares about an aching back, near-perpetual tinnitus and a resigning liver when they can still rock out for then more great hours? It’s the last day already, and...