DAUGHTERS + ARTO @ Point Ephémère (Paris, 10.04.19)

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De retour à Paris après des années d’absence (à vrai dire, je ne retrouve même pas de date parisienne précédente sur le net, si un lecteur peut nous éclairer…),...

The Black Heart Death Cult “S/T”

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Il existe différentes manières d’exprimer la prise de drogue et leurs effets. Peut être autant que de drogues, peut être autant que de consommateurs. Dans le prisme des...

SUNN O))) live @ Rocher de Palmer (Bordeaux, 14.03.19)

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Les éléments se déchaînent déjà lorsqu’on nous montons vers le Rocher. Le vent froid souffle depuis cette nuit et semble annoncer la morne prestation à laquelle nous...

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...

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...

From rock to doom: the coolest albums of 2018.

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♠︎ SYLVAIN GOLVET’S PICKS ♠︎ UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS “Wasteland” (Rise Above Records) While we almost started worrying for Kevin Starrs...

SOFY MAJOR “Total Dump” (Corpse Flower Records 2019)

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France’s noise rock merchants SOFY MAJOR are forcing their fourth full-length ‘Total Dump’ into our ears, after months teasing us and, well, a three...

BURNING VOW “Burning Vow” (Holy Roar Records 2018)

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While you were all binging on foie gras and petits fours for Christmas, too busy to rank Sleep or Yob #1 on your year-end lists, other folks were secretly getting ready for...

DESERTFEST London founder Reece Tee comes back to a game-changing festival.

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A boundless passion for the music we all love: this is what drives DESERTFEST London founder Reece Tee. Given the stoner and doom festival will be celebrating its 8th edition this...

DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2018 Review – Day 3

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Third day at DESERTFEST BELGIUM always goes with a tough awakening, thanks to the Saturday’s skull-shattering performances. Yet it all appears this final lap is set to...

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...

LA MUERTE “La Muerte” (Mottow Soundz 2018)

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For once, here’s a fucking great release coming from a band reunion — far from the usual boring collection of songs that inevitably leads to a reunion tour, with no...