Album Review

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...

ENIGMA EXPERIENCE “Question Mark”

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Personal challenge : what if I tried to review the side project from Truckfighters guitarist Dango, without mentioning Truckfighters? Spoiler: I failed. “Question...

After twenty years, RAGING SPEEDHORN culminate with the blistering “Hard To Kill”.

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RAGING SPEEDHORN return with their sixth album “Hard To Kill”, and it feels good to find the Brits in such great shape, true to themselves after more than twenty years...

From rock to doom : the coolest albums of 2020.

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BEEHO’S TOP 5 ALBUMS 1. LORD BUFFALO « Tohu Wa Bohu » (Blues Funeral Recordings) Behind this stoner-friendly moniker lies an absolute gem of gothic mud rock....

MONDO GENERATOR took 2020 by storm, and we won’t complain about it.

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“Fuck It” has always seemed to be NICK OLIVERI‘s life motto, yet 2020 was the most prolific year ever for his band Mondo Generator. With two new albums and two...

Team Sabbath or Beastie Boys? EL LOBO EN TU PUERTA is both.

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Has EL LOBO EN TU PUERTA gone through an identity crisis? ‘Santana Bandita’ is already the Spanish trio’s fourth album, breaking with the formulaic heavy blues...