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...

Grace through darkness : ALICE IN CHAINS

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Who created one of the most delicious rock albums of the decade, if not ALICE IN CHAINS ? Who managed to reborn from their ashes by rising to a whole new level, if not ALICE IN...

MAYLENE & THE SONS OF DISASTER “III” (Ferret Recordings 2009)

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What would you expect with such a name ? A chick dressed like Laura Ingalls along with her four butcher sons as a backup country band ? Not exactly : let’s rather figure six...

2011 Year of Rabbit… (slaughtered with a CROWBAR)

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Because it’s essential to start new year with a maximum of energy and motivation, I let you enjoy the song that’s gonna get you out of your winter torpor…...

Bulgaria isn’t only about yoghurts and wh**es…

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There is also a chance to discover bands who like to blend different cultures : add some traditional sound to your distorted guitar, inhale oriental fumes, open up to music and...

SONISPHERE 2011 : God damn !!!!

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Eh oui on le scrute depuis quelques semaines déjà, le site du Festival SONISPHERE version 2011 a pointé le bout de son nez et une nouvelle notable a été au coeur des débats...

SLIPKNOT, Til They Die ?

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Just yesterday I was listening to one of my fave bands, SLIPKNOT, and particularly to this very beautiful bonus song on their latest album “All Hope Is Gone”, Til We Die....

ORANGE GOBLIN @ Bordeaux (12/04/2010)

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Rock School Barbey in Bordeaux and Volcom Entertainment organized a free show on the occasion of the “Band Joust” springboard. This contest which took place for a unique date...

KARMA TO BURN @ Périgueux, FR (11/05/10)

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KARMA TO BURN are the kings of instrumental stoner escaped from West Virginia, USA. 3 incredibly talented dudes who have a surprising ease to create catchy, elaborated yet...

ELECTRIC WIZARD “Black Masses” (Rise Above Records 2010)

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Three years after the oh-so-cool “Witchcult Today”, ELECTRIC WIZARD is back to rock the basements with “Black Masses”. Might as well say that I have high...

JUMPING JACK “Cows & Whisky” (AP 2010)

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Working with talented bands (for HOLLOW NATIONS compilation “Road Riot Radio : Stoned Ryders Session”, out soon) brings many advantages, such as discovering awesome...

DECEIT “Deceit” (A/P 2010)

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One simple word to describe DECEIT‘s first EP : refreshing. For their first try, the Italians dudes banked on energy and quality : 5 short tracks (sadly so short…)...

The Power Of The Riff Compels Me: DOWN

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It’s been ages since I wanted to pay some written tribute to the band, so when a friend of mine asked me if I could write something about DOWN, I jumped at this chance. I know...

KINGDOM OF SORROW “Behind The Blackest Tears” (Relapse Records 2010)

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KINGDOM OF SORROW is a metal supergroup who features two of the biggest icons in the metal field : first you got the bald man Jamey Jasta from hardcore band HATEBREED, then you...