doom metal Tag Archive

10 absolutely unmissable acts at DESERTFEST LONDON 2017.

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The verdict was incontrovertible among the community after the final announcement was made a few weeks ago: the sixth edition of DESERTFEST LONDON is set to...

DOPELORD “Children Of The Haze” (S/R 2017)

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DOPELORD is a stoner doom foursome hailing from Poland’s burgeoning heavy scene – among which are counted Belzebong, Sunnata, Spaceslug, Major Kong – who...

30 (more) reasons not to miss ROADBURN FESTIVAL this year.

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As if the sole idea of joining the annual ROADBURN mass wasn’t enough, our French wordsmith Razort concocted a special “gehenna” menu with the most...

SLEEP revisit “The Clarity” (12” EP, Southern Lord 2017)

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Most bands simply wouldn’t get away with re-releasing the one new song they’ve mustered from their creative pores in over twenty years onto a super sexy, luxury vinyl pressing...

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...

[Photo Report] UP IN SMOKE 2016

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This year, the UP IN SMOKE festival – a sacrosanct gathering sponsored by the Sound Of Liberation stable – appeared to be a real best-of edition. Almost...

YOB + BLACK COBRA + SUNNATA + AU-DESSUS @ Glazart (Paris, 05.10.16)

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If there was one tour likely to make the bowels of the Earth sound out this fall, it undeniably was YOB and BLACK COBRA. Two weapons of sonic mass destruction, to...

DRORE “Tapeone” (Rad Nauseam Records/Lonely Linda Records 2016)

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DRORE are a band. A new band. A new band from Oxford, UK. They’ve got a tape out. Yeah, it’s an actual tape. Deal with it. Well, I should say it WAS out. Then it sold out. It...

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...

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...

BROTHERS OF THE SONIC CLOTH + BEHOLD THE MONOLITH! @ Glazart (Paris, 04.04.16)

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It’s never a good feeling to see a dispersed crowd at a gig. Despite the undeniable success of Paris-based heavy shows Stoned Gatherings, they can at times experience...

The third edition of DOOMED GATHERINGS in Paris is set to be über-fucking-epic.

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PARIS IS DOOM!!! The third edition of indoor festival DOOMED GATHERINGS promises a lot of filth and heaviness with a total of twenty doom and sludge acts over three days,...

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Norwegian doom trio Tombstones premiere new album “Vargariis” in full

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It’s gargantuan, so bleak that your eyes won’t stand daylight anymore… They bring beauty in doom, majesty in terror: ladies and gents, The Heavy...

DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2015: lineup almost complete and set to blow our brains!

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Is Belgium the new place to be for everything heavy, stoner and doom, or what? Just look at how crazy the DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2015 lineup is. The mighty EARTH + seven other acts...

Heavy, psyche, metal: the festivals you don’t want to miss this fall in Europe.

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Summer is here and you’ve probably got your festival schedule already booked, and we sure don’t want to call the perspective of fall to mind YET there are some events...