Retour sur le projet acoustique aux 35 musiciens SAPIENS avec Nicolas Foucaud.

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«Mec, faut qu’on monte un groupe, on tient un truc là.» Combien de fois avons nous déjà sorti cette phrase, bourrés, pour déchanter le lendemain ? Paradoxalement, il...

Kvelertak + Planet of Zeus @ Trabendo (Paris, 03.03.20)

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Le constat ne vérifie inlassablement : KVELERTAK est l’un des tous meilleurs groupes live en activité, avec un dosage savant qui pourtant ne semble pas si inédit ou...

LORD BUFFALO take us into a gothic western trip with “Tohu Wa Bohu”.

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America is not always the nation we think. Between flamboyant California and cosmopolite New-York, the hidden face of this nation-continent stretches as far as the eye can see. In...

PREMIERE: watch sludge grrrl trio Rosy Finch’s new video “Lava”.

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You know that feeling of fulfillment, when you get introduced to a band who not only breaks a genre rules but also has you instantly hooked on their music? This band is ROSY...

After two decades, LOWRIDER deliver an absolute stoner rock classic with “Refractions”.

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Finally. The new LOWRIDER album has finally landed. Saying it’s been highly anticipated would be an understatement, in so far as the fans were already on pins and needs back...

SONG PREMIERE: enjoy Black Rainbows heavylicious new single “Isolation”!

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Roma’s fantastic and prolific stoner rock torchbearers BLACK RAINBOWS return this spring with their eight studio album… cheekily entitled ‘Cosmic Ritual...

Stargazing in Mojave with BIG SCENIC NOWHERE’s “Vision Beyond Horizon”

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You’d think that the legends of Desert Rock agreed on kicking off the new decade by getting back in the saddle: Masters Of Reality, Brant Bjork, Mondo Generator, Fu Manchu,...

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...

Du rock au doom : les albums les plus cool de 2019.

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Parce que “doom un jour, doom toujours”, c’est en véritables sloths que nous livrons enfin notre mordante sélection des albums qui ont fait 2019 — une...

Mise en orbite avec “Reign Of The Orion” du trio prog psyché SPACESLUG.

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On s’était laissé transporter en 2018 par les stakhanovistes polonais SPACESLUG avec leur odyssée doom « Eye The Tide », clôturant magistralement en coda un mouvement...

BASK tracent leur destinée rock aux portes des Appalaches avec “III”.

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Une question qui me taraude ces derniers temps : et si l’environnement, le lieu, inspirait la musique jouée par des artistes ? Certains ont tenté de théoriser le sujet (Dave...

Nick DiSalvo of ELDER shares his music highlights of 2019.

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To keep up with our year-end series, and this time, we asked ELDER frontman Nick DiSalvo to share his favorite artists and releases of 2019. The trio just wrapped up the recording...

LOWRIDER frontman Peder Bergstrand shares his most-played tunes of 2019.

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LOWRIDER: a band name that has resonated among stoner rock fans since the early 00s. Actually, your “stoner rock essentials” list wouldn’t be complete without...

AMENRA + DECLINE OF THE I @ Bataclan (18.12.19, Paris)

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Further to their acoustic shows the two nights before at Saint-Merry’s Church in Paris, AMENRA seems to have turnt Bataclan into a cathedral. The band’s flock seemed...

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: we spent a day in the studio with ELDER.

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Few albums are as eagerly anticipated as the follow-up to ELDER‘s ‘Reflections Of A Floating World’. From the underground-approved stoner rock milestone...

Igor Sidorenko of STONED JESUS picks his favorite albums of 2019.

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Who in the stoner and doom world doesn’t know of STONED JESUS? The Kiev-based hard-working trio has been around for a decade now — which they will be celebrating next year...

Esben Willems of MONOLORD picks his favorite albums of 2019.

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After such a dense, exciting, yet dizzying year in music, more than ever do we needed a beacon in the dark to see through the plethora of albums that have been released in 2019....

SONG PREMIERE: Acid Mammoth get high on that “Tree Of Woe”.

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Brace yourselves, as we’re about to present your new favorite occult doom band. Don’t mind the name, because ACID MAMMOTH deliver exactly the dose of the tar-thick and highly...

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard go all-out thrash on “Infest the Rat’s Nest”

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It had to happen, and to be honest we were quite looking forward to it:  our psych favorites KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD take on metal! Oh wait, “Murder of the...

Monarch + NNRA + Endless Floods @ Glazart (Paris, 21.11.19)

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Paris promoters Fauchage Collectif and Fuzzoraptors hosted a true black mass at Glazart this Thursday, with the most occult lineup they could put together. Endless Floods kicked...

TARABAN: “How The East Was Lost” is the classy power psych album you all needed.

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Poland seems to be a very fertile ground when it comes to talented bands. This is why we have kept praising its blooming heavy scene, which has seemingly won over the French...

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...

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...