Hear DECASIA’s prodigious psych with new track “Hrosshveli’s Ode”.

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Today we are stoked to premiere the brand new track from Paris-based heavy psych trio DECASIA, who just signed a worldwide deal with European powerhouse Heavy Psych Sounds. A...

Restless Spirit pack a punch with their heroic stoner metal.

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So let’s start the year with a correction. A correction in many ways. Skipping through yours truly’s attention, “Blood Of The Old Gods” aroused my...

KADAVAR: inside a true rocker’s mind with Lupus Lindemann.

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Desertfest Belgium, October 2021. Many of us still don’t realize we’re among our peers, in front of live bands… Tonight, Kadavar are wrapping up the party on the...

An interview with Norway’s most fuzz-loving geniuses KANAAN.

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When the first track from “Earthbound” came out, it was pretty obvious we were about to hear one of the best releases of the year. Because Kanaan’s riffs clash and knock...

Fusion heavy trio BARON CRÂNE strikes again on “Les Beaux Jours”.

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They’re back to play us a trick with a new set of tracks, fantastic! “Who’s they?” BARON CRÂNE and their latest release “Les Beaux Jours”. I...

KAVRILA delivers the most brutal doom-punk gift ever with “Mor”.

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Beware, the following review is no call for hope and optimism. Today, we go back to the great north of Germany to get smashed by KAVRILA‘s brutal sludgecore. 2021 was a busy...

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...

Hear KANAAN’s fifty shades of fuzz on “Earthbound”.

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End of the sixties: Amon Düül II is a major German band made of hairy freaks inspired by the UK’s underground acid rock scene. Progressive psychedelists crafting furious...

Desertfest Belgium 2021 – Day 3

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Stiff legs, dark circles and zombie mode are symptomatic of this third day. I will do anything it takes to revitalize myself and make the most of this final lap at DESERTFEST...

Desertfest Belgium 2021 – Day 2

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The sun rises on Antwerp, with a weather so smooth it augurs only good things for this spectacular second day at DESERTFEST ANTWERP. And what a lineup there is today! It is now...

Desertfest Belgium 2021 – Day 1

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At last. After so many months spent in the solitude of our isolated listening, here we are. All of us. The stoner, doom, psychedelic, sludge scene meeting at DESERTFEST ANTWERP...

Listen to WOODEN FIELDS (w/ Witchcraft, Siena Root members) bluesy debut album in full!

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It looks like Sweden has a new “supergroup“ to offer, and one that will most likely make all vintage hard rock fans happy! We’re talking about WOODEN FIELDS, the new...

Bands you don’t want to miss at Desertfest Antwerp 2021.

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Festivals are back and what better way to get back on the saddle than with the 2021 edition of mighty Desertfest Antwerp! The line-up might be 100% European-focused for obvious...

LOW FLYING HAWKS turns into a shapeshifting chimera with “Fuyu”.

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AAL and EHA. We don’t know much more about LOW FLYING HAWKS, so much that we fall back on the buzz-worthy participation of Trevor Dunn (Mr Bungle) and Dale Crover (Melvins)...