HELLFEST 2019 Part III : l’apogée des Dieux.

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C’est déjà le dernier jour du HELLFEST, mais je suis tellement hors du temps qu’après un samedi allégé et une vraie bonne nuit de sommeil, je suis prêt pour le jour le...

HELLFEST 2019 Part II : sous une chape de béton.

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A l’aube du second jour, ou du troisième de ce HELLFEST 2019, je ne sais déjà plus, c’est une programmation bien plus aérée qui se présente, ce qui me permet de profiter...

HELLFEST 2019 Part I : cap sur le psyché et le punk festif !

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Déjà la 14ème édition du HELLFEST, désormais plus grosse machine de France, et toujours un succès sans pareil grâce à un mélange de fidèles, curieux et novices, mais...

SAINT VITUS “Saint Vitus” (Season Of Mist 2019)

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SAINT VITUS est de retour ! Ou plutôt, Saint Vitus est plus vivant que jamais, étant donné qu’en quarante ans d’une carrière tumultueuse, le groupe a survécu à presque...

VIDEO PREMIERE: Black Pistol open fire with “Call To Arms”

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No pun intended, but this new BLACK PISTOL video smells like gunpowder! We’re very happy to be premiering the new track from South Africa’s heavy rockers ahead of the...

DESERTFEST LONDON Review – Day 3

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Pete Green inda house!! I’m only two days late, I didn’t miss too much, right? It’s good to see you, Camden Town, it always is. Now, let’s get down to...

BARONESS “Gold & Grey” (Abraxan Hymns 2019)

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What if BARONESS music reach has gone way beyond the strict sludge or metal realm, far from any pigeonholing? What if in the end, Baroness were nothing but a one of a kind and...

Valley Of The Sun “Old Gods” (Fuzzorama 2019)

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It’s been a decade now since VALLEY OF THE SUN have been striving to highlight the Rock into their Stoner. With fire in their bellies — the same that makes you sweat at a...

DESERTFEST LONDON 2019 Review – Day 2

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Second day at DESERTFEST LONDON. Risen with lark while the rest of the gang is still hangover and regretting their last few pints of IPA, I’m heading to the Proud Central...

DESERTFEST LONDON 2019 Review – Day 1

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Some festivals give you a cold and sober bitch slap whereas you’ve barely made it into town, gripped by a horde of worked up and unfledged bands. DESERTFEST LONDON...

EARTHLESS + MARS RED SKY @ La Maroquinerie (Paris, 07.05.19)

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“Are you experienced?” C’est ce que nous demandait Jimi Hendrix il y a maintenant 52 ans. Nul doute que s’il nous posait la question aujourd’hui et que la...

Interview: exploring the other side of BARONESS 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...

HELMS ALEE “Noctulica” (Sargent House 2019)

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Cette chronique pourrait se résumer en peu de mots : 90’s, Seattle, rock indépendant/alternatif. Et ça suffirait à vous faire appuyer sur le bouton pour lancer le cinquième...

COLOUR HAZE + THE DEVIL AND THE ALMIGHTY BLUES @ Petit Bain (Paris, 06.05.19)

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As true veterans, Colour Haze have been spreading their unique psych rock across the lands for 25 years. This anniversary was a good excuse to hit the European roads again,...

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...

Getting underground with German post-doom giants BLCKWVS.

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Back in February, it was brought to my attention that a German heavy band called BLCKWVS had a new album out, and I’ve been unable to stop listening to ‘0160’...

VIDEO PREMIERE: post-metallers LABIRINTO reign supreme with “Demiurge”

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Brasil’s cornerstone post-metal act LABIRINTO are gracing us with a sumptuous new video for “Demiurge” today. Their third full-length “Divino Afflante...

THE LUMBERJACK FEEDBACK “Mere Mortals” (Deadlight 2019)

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Die hard LUMBERJACK FEEDBACK fans rejoice: the French outfit just released another instrumental album! If pigeonholing has ever been your thing, then “Mere Mortals”...

VIDEO PREMIERE: RUFF MAJIK exorcize their demons and get “Schizophrenic”

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What would happen if Immortal bumped into Black Sabbath in the undergrowth? Pretoria’s relentless doom rockers RUFF MAJIK provides a satisfying answer with their...

VIDEO PREMIERE: get swallowed into a sludge hole with BLCKWVS “0161 Bl”.

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Lay your ears on the hugest-sounding sludge band Germany has ever produced. Those faraway heirs of Neurosis and Sleep display such a cold, life-annihilating sound that you will...

Ruling the world the black’n’roll way with KVELERTAK.

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THC has a long history with KVELERTAK. We covered every piece of music the Stavanger six piece has produced, from the day they changed the face of heavy metal with their meteoric...

YERÛŠELEM “The Sublime” (Debemur Morti 2019)

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Any Blut Aus Nord worshipper should lend an ear to their other brainchild YERÛŠELEM. As for novices, enter their world with no second thought, you’re in for a...

MASTODON + KVELERTAK + MUTOID MAN @ Casino de Paris (13.02.19)

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“The absent party is always to blame.” This could be true for fans who missed the show, as well as all three acts — each one of them were lacking a member for...

Igor Sidorenko of STONED JESUS picks 10 perfect road songs.

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Our fourth LP “Pilgrims” was inspired by our heavy touring schedule in the last couple of years, and the feelings a person might be getting — or rather losing —...

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...