Album Review

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...

BATTALIONS glorify old school heavy on “Pure Humber Sludge”.

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Anyone fancy a catch up session in the shape of a heavy punch in your face and a spit in your coffee? With “Pure Humber Sludge” BATTALIONS offer a remastered and...

PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS scoff at pigeonholing with dazzling new “Viscerals” LP.

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Don’t ask me why, but I always had a thing for albums kicking off with a strong and well thought-out solo drum beat, like on “Era Vulgaris” from Queens Of...

Go in a trance with QILIN and the epic instrumental stoner rock of “Petrichor”.

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At a time of the year when sunshine decreases to make way for darkness, when the news keep bringing their share of obscurantism, Parisian foursome QILIN‘s debut album...

King Buzzo and Trevor Dunn go avant-garde with their new acoustic collaboration “Gift of Sacrifice”.

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King Buzzo is a busy man. When he’s not touring, you can find him recording his yearly bunch of Melvins records with whatever line up, or hanging out with his friend Mike...

Straight from Kansas City, HYBORIAN’s “Volume II” is a sludge-thrash outlet against global slump.

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Our first encounter with HYBORIAN was two years ago and we only kept a vague memory of what we categorized as yet another wannabe Mastodon minus the progressive genius; a wannabe...

Punchy stoner and luscious prog: KIND shines with “Mental Nudge”.

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Within the metal scene, musicians are always well-regarded when taking part in various projects and collaborations — anyone who has never done a side project to avoid redundancy...