Album Review

Experience the beauty and suffering of BOSSK’s new album “Migration”.

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When I hear the word “post-metal”, I feel shivers down my spine. Are we dealing with that very post-metal I discovered with Solstafir, the one that plays smart with...

BOSS KELOID give their definition of Prog with “Family The Smiling Thrush”.

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The word “prog” is very much overused in rock and metal reviews these days, and I find myself guilty of labeling everything as such. A time signature shying away from...

We tell you everything about RED FANG’s new album “Arrows”.

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In this brand new issue of Red Fang Passion magazine, Iggy put together an exclusive “Get your beer belly summer-ready” feature, a complete guide to taking good care of your...

SOMNURI breaks new grounds (and necks) on “Nefarious Wave”.

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Blues Funeral Recordings is a tasteful label. Of course, when your company name is a tribute to a Mark Lanegan classic, it helps. Blues Funeral is also known for groundbreaking...

GOJIRA urge us to fight for a better world with their seventh album “Fortitude”.

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When this article will be posted, you will have already read and heard everything about GOJIRA’s new album “Fortitude”. What’s the point of weighing in,...

Let’s get serious with THE MELVINS “Working With God”.

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The Melvins are something else. Too punk to be grunge, too sludge to be heavy rock, and way too independent and unpredictable to leave anyone unmoved. Still, King Buzzo’s...

DOMKRAFT just laid the fundamentals of Doom and Sludge for the year 21.

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Domkraft is the avant garde of a brand new pulse in the grand scheme of all things doom and sludge. For as long as one can remember, it was deemed inappropriate or almost...

KAVRILA’s “Rituals 3”: when nihilism flirts with fun.

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KAVRILA reminds me of the dark and heavy sky of Hamburg by night in Autumn. This feeling that nothing works, this nihilistic rage that borrows as much from Grunge, Sludge, post...

Dive into the orchestral post-rock of BRUIT ≤ “The Machine Is Burning And Now Everyone Knows It Could Happen Again”.

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Unless we take a leap, the planet is engaged in a continuous decline. Our production and consumption models are at stake. We are eroding the very foundations of our economies,...

KOMATSU tame their sludge rock on bluesy new album “Rose of Jericho”.

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Did the Mothersludgers strike again? Komatsu and me, it’s not much of a love story but rather this weird fantasy you encounter in a blurry dream. Each and every listening...

LDDSM get progressive and sidereal on new album “Polaris”.

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It can be hard for a band to keep moving forward once at the apex of their career. To find a new meaning to what they do. This is might have well crossed LDDSM‘s minds,...

SPELLJAMMER’s “Abyssal Trip” is the most massive and volcanic doom album of 2021.

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Space travel is more likely to be mentioned when describing THC-laden music. Just count the bands whose monicker says “cosmic” and you’ll get the drill. But the...

Israeli rockers METHODS go all-out catchy and muscular on debut album “Parallels”.

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The season is over but I can’t resist. Let me tell you about a real Christmas tale! On Christmas day, a riff caught my attention as I was scrolling on Facebook. A syncopated...

SUNNATA runs out of black magic on “Burning in Heaven, Melting on Earth”.

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With no help, in 100% DIY mode, SUNNATA simply blew our minds with their third album “Outlands”. The Polish foursome managed to slowly build some form of neurosis that...

Savage and in-your-face, KILLER BE KILLED give all on “Reluctant Hero”.

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“Reluctant Hero” is the new sugar candy offered by KILLER BE KILLED just before Christmas. Sweet and tasty, it pops, it feels like home and leaves you with a slightly...