200% sludge festival in Bilbao : KRISTONFEST

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For sludge and southern metal lovers who wants to feel New-Orleans’ damp live… My friends, I got one advice for you : go to Bilbao’s KRISTONFEST on 18th of June...

UNSANE “Visqueen” (Ipecac Records 2007)

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I discovered UNSANE not so long ago upon advice of an expert, and I don’t regret it at all… Here’s a review of their latest album “Visqueen” released...

RED FANG “Murder The Mountains” (Relapse Records 2011)

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After releasing an uncompromising stoner rock piece with their first EP “Red Fang”, RED FANG scores more points with maturity and creates “Murder The...

FOO FIGHTERS “Wasting Light” (RCA 2011)

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We’ve been so ecstatic about the new FOO FIGHTERS album, given that they made our mouthes water with their old school recording concept and several teasers, cool songs and...

2011 will be DOWN or won’t be

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At a time when bands will be starting to meet at festivals, it’s good to recall people what’s DOWN up to right now. Gigs okay, but what about the album ??? What are...

WEEDEATER “Jason The Dragon” (Southern Lord Records 2011)

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Spring is here, it’s time for “Jason…The Dragon” to come out of hibernation, and I can tell you the beast is anything but pleased ! WEEDEATER is the typical...

REX BROWN is a loose canon, so what ?

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Some people don’t tend to make choices and stick to one activity, so they just do a lil of everything and pretty nothing… If there’s someone in the metal game...

KVELERTAK “Kvelertak” (Indie Recordings 2010)

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KVELERTAK : it means “chokehold” in Norwegian. Besides you don’t feel like you’re strangled while listening to their album… Actually you feel...

ALICE IN CHAINS mourns, once again.

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ALICE IN CHAINS’ first bass player MIKE STARR died on March 8th. Rest in peace. He has struggled for years to fight his drug addiction, he even revealed this personal aspect...

I could really give a shit : I’m GOING OUT IN STYLE.

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Boston’s celtic punk band DROPKICK MURPHYS released their new record “Going Out In Style” today ! Since St Paddy’s Day is in nearly more than 2 weeks, I...

10 good reasons to worship PEPPER KEENAN

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From time to time, I like to praise an artist that has had an impact on my life as a music fan. This time it’s not about a band or a solo act, it’s about a man whom mere...

CROWBAR “Sever The Wicked Hand” (E1 Music 2011)

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The good point with CROWBAR’s new album is that it lives up to the tradition. Crushing, powerful, gloomy with these recognizable sepulchral vocals and subliminal riffs. The...

MASTODON back in the saddle for 2011!

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2010 wasn’t such a cool year for Georgia’s progressive metal band MASTODON, mainly because of guitarist Bill Kelliher’s pancreatitis (presently hitting a lot of rockers)...

Now let’s be serious : DOWN touring and recording for 2011

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I know I’ve been pretty hooked on DOWN news lately, but hey : it’s just one of the most anticipated metal bands in the world ! So yeah, after some concrete infos about...

DOWN, some newz from NOLA

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Here’s what DOWN’s members will be doing in the next few months. What the Down guys are up to, in alphabetical order: Philip Anselmo will be doing a short tour with...