Lord Pierro Author

Tombé dans le stoner il y a 20 ans, j’essaie de partager mes coups de cœurs musicaux, aussi bien sur album qu'en concert. Mot d’ordre : spread the fuzz ! Avec une bonne bière, bien sûr !

DEADLY VIPERS make a huge (stoner) splash with “Low City Drone”.

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Given the band name, artwork and associated label, you think you’d know what to expect from this new DEADLY VIPERS album: a ton of fuzz dripping from your earholes. This is...

KEN MODE give us a glimmer of hope with their cathartic new album “Null”.

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This September, KEN mode released their eighth album “Null”, and it’s probably my album of the year. No less. You won’t get any pitch or namedropping here,...

HANGMAN’S CHAIR atteint le firmament avec “A Loner”.

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Hangman’s Chair, c’est l’éclatante ascension d’un groupe de banlieusards qui s’affirme comme l’un des fers de lance du Metal français. Et “A Loner” en...

SLOWSHINE raises stonergaze to new heights with “Living Light”.

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Rarely has a totally DIY debut album treated us to such a range of emotions and sounds. Probably because SLOWSHINE are not new to the scene, even less riffmaking rookies, as some...

[FOCUS] Five underrated Greek rock bands you need to check out.

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There is no doubt that that the Greek stoner rock scene is one of the most active, yet the underground scene keeps providing high quality bands who keep missing the audience’s...

After twenty years, RAGING SPEEDHORN culminate with the blistering “Hard To Kill”.

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RAGING SPEEDHORN return with their sixth album “Hard To Kill”, and it feels good to find the Brits in such great shape, true to themselves after more than twenty years...

Team Sabbath or Beastie Boys? EL LOBO EN TU PUERTA is both.

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Has EL LOBO EN TU PUERTA gone through an identity crisis? ‘Santana Bandita’ is already the Spanish trio’s fourth album, breaking with the formulaic heavy blues...

Go in a trance with QILIN and the epic instrumental stoner rock of “Petrichor”.

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At a time of the year when sunshine decreases to make way for darkness, when the news keep bringing their share of obscurantism, Parisian foursome QILIN‘s debut album...

Why “Cosmic Ritual Supertrip” is BLACK RAINBOWS best album yet.

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When Gabriele Fiori released BLACK RAINBOWS first album about twelve years ago, no one would have imagined that they would quickly become the independent stoner scene...

Finnish groove juggernauts DEMONIC DEATH JUDGE take us on a journey with “The Trail”.

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Finland can be seen as a hostile land, with its icy climate and geopolitical background involving the Sovietic empire and their military and ideological weapons; and as a...

ROSY FINCH revives Riot Grrrl through the sludgy fury of “Scarlet”.

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With their sophomore album “Scarlet”, ROSY FINCH display an impressive evolution since their previous stoner releases, and after an important lineup change. Who...

GROTTO following Elder’s sparkling footsteps with “Lantern Of Gius”.

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GROTTO are three friends who are seemingly Elder fans, and like many of their peers in the psych rock realm, once came up with the idea of jamming the heck out of these tunes for...

YOUR HIGHNESS “Your Highness” (Hoogheid Records)

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Belgian five piece YOUR HIGHNESS (finally) return with their third album, soberly titled ‘Your Highness’ — probably to remind those who thought they split that they...

DÖ “Astral Death Cult” (Lay Bare Recordings)

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Finland’s DÖ recently delivered their sophomore album ‘Astral Death Cult’, a real sludge doom statement that is hard to weigh in on… unless you’re unafraid of instantly...

SLOMATICS “Canyons” (Black Bow Records)

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Irish heavy mongers SLOMATICS released their fifth album ‘Canyons’ this June to celebrate their 15th anniversary. Why have we waited until now to give it a mention? Because...