Kadavar + Mars Red Sky + Hällas @ Alhambra (Paris, 14.11.19)

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Avec son nouvel album transylvanien “For the Dead Travel Fast” sous le bras, KADAVAR refoule les scènes européennes cet automne après un été bien chargé en...

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard “Infest the Rat’s Nest”

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Il fallait que ça arrive, et on l’attendait particulièrement aussi il faut bien le dire : nos petits chouchous psyché KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD...

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...

BLUT AUS NORD “Hallucinogen” (Debemur Morti Productions)

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Un vent de fraîcheur souffle sur les terres lointaines de Normandie… Un sang nouveau coule dans nos veines, et nous entamons un autre chapitre sonore de ce terrible ouvrage...

Bow to battle doom lords CONAN, as they’re taking over our lands once again.

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“CONAN are as heavy as interplanetary thunder amplified through the roaring black hole anus of Azathoth.” Quite frankly, we’ve never read a more accurate promo...

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...

Sleep + Pharaoh Overlord @ Bataclan (Paris, 08.10.19)

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Un an et demi après la sortie de leur opus surprise “The Science” et malgré les déboires de pied de Matt Pike en début d’année, SLEEP est toujours bien présent...

Big Scenic Nowhere “Dying On The Mountain” EP

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It’s been a month since BIG SCENIC NOWHERE were in my “stuff to check out/review” playlist. It’s been a month since I’ve been playing those two...

PLANET OF ZEUS “Faith In Physics” (Heavy Psych Sounds)

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It feels like yesterday when Clutch delivered a short yet memorable performance at Hellfest 2019, and PLANET OF ZEUS (described as ‘Clutch’s Greek offspring’)...

BLACK BASS FESTIVAL 2019 Review

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Deep in the marsh lands of Northern Gironde, east of the vineyards and tucked away from the bright lights of Bordeaux, you’ll come across the soul of heavy rock in the South...

ELDER “The Gold & Silver Sessions” (Postwax/Blues Funeral Recordings)

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This is the debut release for the highly praised PostWax subscription series — featuring exclusive releases recorded especially for Blues Funeral Recordings — with ELDER...

LOW FLYING HAWKS “Anxious Ghosts” (Magnetic Eye Records)

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Let’s be honest, we don’t know much about LOW FLYING HAWKS excepted their music and two initials: AAL and EHA. And two faces. Nothing more. Yet, two EPs ago, the duo...

VIDEO PREMIERE: rodeo in the South-African desert with MONSTROÏD.

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Keep your summer fuzzy with one video that “Blues For The Red Sun” Kyuss would have definitely approved. The desert, powerful engines, a band giving it all for the...

INTER ARMA “Sulphur English” (Relapse Records)

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Attempting the challenge of reviewing any new INTER ARMA album these days feels like throwing oneself off the outer ridge of some deep underground gorge into a bottomless, dark,...

VIDEO PREMIERE: DÖ invite you to a massive doom odyssey on “Cosmic Communion”

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One might have eyes for Swedes and Norwegians only, Finland isn’t outdone when it comes to deliver some truly catchy heavy gems.  With their upcoming new album...

DEFLORE & JAZ COLEMAN “Party In The Chaos” EP (Subsound Records)

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Can an industrial metal EP by an Italian instrumental duo easily draw attention in 2019? Not a chance. Would a collaboration with legendary alchemist Jaz Coleman make a difference...

10 silly questions to blackened punk badasses MANTAR.

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After they completely destroyed Hellfest for the second time, we had the chance to sit down with Germany’s finest blackened punk firestarters and absolute tour beasts...

YAWNING MAN “Macedonian Lines” (Heavy Psych Sounds)

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It always begins with delicate, arpeggio-filled melodies that draw the skyline of some faraway lands. Then YAWNING MAN weave the patterns: rocks, lakes, forests, rivers, sparse...