Yannick K. Author

Fait le grand écart entre kung fu old school et le rock sous toutes ses formes. Pense que Dieu serait tellement plus crédible (et badass) si c'était Iggy en disciple shaolin maniant aussi bien le nunchaku que la six cordes. En attendant il prêche pour THC.

Interview: exploring the other side of the BARONESS realm with bassist Nick Jost.

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Hard-luck story and personal desires have turnt BARONESS into a totally different beast since their their 2003 debut. If you expect a umpteenth sludge record from them, you got it...

HIGH PRIEST “Sanctum EP” (Magnetic Eye 2019)

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PR reps, I demand your attention. When will you stop referring to Cantrell and Staley each time a band lays stirring vocal harmonies on top of heavy riffs? We’d almost come...

John Garcia and The Band Of Gold “S/T” (Napalm Records 2019)

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“With a little help from my friends”. This could have been the album title, the story of a reunion. I had to sink my teeth into this largely anticipated new album from...

Dopelord / Weedpecker / Major Kong / Spaceslug “4 Way Split” (2019)

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This is a public service announcement from the Polish National Tourism Office. You plan to visit Poland? As a proud nation, the Polish are honored that you get to know their...

BURNING VOW “Burning Vow” (Holy Roar Records 2018)

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While you were all binging on foie gras and petits fours for Christmas, too busy to rank Sleep or Yob #1 on your year-end lists, other folks were secretly getting ready for...

DESERTFEST London founder Reece Tee comes back to a game-changing festival.

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A boundless passion for the music we all love: this is what drives DESERTFEST London founder Reece Tee. Given the stoner and doom festival will be celebrating its 8th edition this...

Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats “Wasteland” (Rise Above Records 2018)

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In 2011, the underground scene got carried away when one of the best 70s Sabbath-infused heavy records saw the light. With “Blood Lust”, Kevin Starrs aka UNCLE...

SPACESLUG “Eye The Tide” (Oak Island Records 2018)

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Beginnings are always so fragile… We are in the year 10 018. The universe we know is ruled by Emperor Padishah Sabbath IV. In this day and age, the most valued ressource in...

In-depth with BRANT BJORK: “Every record I’ve ever made is political.”

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BRANT BJORK is releasing his thirteenth solo album, “one more” you’d say. He stopped counting, and so have we, because what matters most is that Brant Bjork...

Black Elephant “Cosmic Blues” (Small Stone Records 2018)

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If you don’t get the drill about an album titled “Cosmic Blues” – first outing from Italian heavy-mongers BLACK ELEPHANT on fine fuzz dealer Small Stone...

ASG “Survive Sunrise” (Relapse Records 2018)

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ASG. Three letters for “All Systems Go”, a shorthand known to any skateboarder who used to rewind those vids showing extra-skilled tricksters slaying the curb. ASG...

GRAVEYARD “Peace” (Nuclear Blast 2018)

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On 23th September of 2016, the undertakers decided to close down and write the epitaph on their own tombstone. Divergences of opinion among the band got the better of...

SUNNATA “Outlands” (S/R 2018)

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Imagine. Imagine that you are the Captain Willard looking for Colonel Kurtz. Aboard your cockleshell, you are going back up that damned river in a mist-filled, claustrophobic,...

Running wild and free with THE PICTUREBOOKS.

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THE PICTUREBOOKS really are a standout band. With their songs full of sorrow, hope, freedom. Ardent and magic. Their organic, genuine brand of rock speaks to each one of us. As...

MESSA “Feast For Water” (Aural Music 2018)

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I love cinematographic music. Whether it illustrates a movement in a song or highlights emotions, I can’t dissociate the visual world from the music I’m listening to. And I am...