Live Reviews

DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2016 Review – Day 2

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If you consider Friday as DESERTFEST BELGIUM‘s (fulfilling) appetizer, Saturday sure looks like the main course. Is Antwerp ready for a riff cascade,...

DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2016 Review – Day 1

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A few days ago, European masses converged towards Flanders in their search for distorsion, irresistibly drawn by a mammoth line-up. If all DESERTFESTS were the Three Bears in...

ALL THEM WITCHES @ La Maroquinerie (Paris, 10.10.16)

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It came no surprise for those who’d had the sense of showing up at their Mécanique Ondulatoire gig last March. But the recent release of their Live in Brussels has put the...

FU MANCHU + MEXICAN SIX SHOOTER @ La Maroquinerie (Paris, 09.10.16)

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A little promotion, no Facebook event for a show taking place the same night as Red Fang in the same town… And yet, the Maroquinerie was packed when FU MANCHU...

DOPETHRONE + FANTÖMS @ Void (02.08.16, Bordeaux)

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Sti!* Two years after being sonically annihilated, Bordeaux is once again getting ready to welcome Québec-based sludge blues steamroller DOPETHRONE, a trio whose music oozes...

CONAN + ENDLESS FLOODS @ Void (Bordeaux, 31.07.16)

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Conan: an odyssey into feedback frequencies. Being able to see a band as powerful as CONAN in my home town Bordeaux, it sounded like a fantasy to me… And yet, the...

HELLFEST 2016 Review – Day 3

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A sunny Sunday at Hellfest. We’re all just as chilled as delighted when getting ready for last 50+ bands of this crazy weekend i n Clisson, France....

HELLFEST 2016 Review – Day 2

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After a first day filled with down-tuned occult riffs, black and punk metal power violence as well as some seriously party-inducing rock acts, it feels as if HELLFEST...

HELLFEST 2016 Review – DAY 1

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HELLFEST treated us to some absolute greatness for their 10th anniversary last year, but the festival was back even stronger this June 17-18-19th with a lineup to die for...

DESERTFEST LONDON 2016 Review – Day 3

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It’s our last day at DESERTFEST LONDON, and a little bit of nostalgia is already settling in. The festival may not be over yet, but when the end of such a brilliant...