Album Review

ORANGE GOBLIN “A Eulogy For The Damned” (Candlelight Records 2012)

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Straight up, “Eulogy For The Damned” is the recent record I’ve enjoyed the most lately. ORANGE GOBLIN haven’t released anything for 5 years, but thanks...

ESCAPE FROM PARIS “Paris Tapes” (A/P 2011)

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The last time I fell for a punk-like band, it was for Norwegian band KVELERTAK. It does no harm just this once, this time I was tremendously slapped in the face by a gig...

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY “Corrosion Of Conformity” (Candlelight Records 2012)

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY‘s “Animosity” lineup couldn’t fight the urge to reform the band, firstly to have fun, then (and above all) to spread some old...

[PLAYLIST] Wintertime heavy warm-up !

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Long reviews are nice, but a handful of small reviews sometimes are sometimes a better option. I handpicked a few hot records, so that everyone would feel a little bit of warmth...

MAYLENE & THE SONS OF DISASTER “IV” (Ferret Records 2011°

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The sons of Alabama are back ! If you never heard of MAYLENE & THE SONS OF DISASTER before, let me give you 3 reasons to like them : they’re crazy, they’re...

BLACK TUSK “Set The Dial” (Relapse Records 2011)

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You’d better not be looking for subtlety if you listen to BLACK TUSK : they play such a melting-pot of punk rock, stoner and sludge metal that instead of categorizing...

RWAKE “Rest” (Relapse Records 2011)

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RWAKE’s music is more than just that : it’s Art. With some tracks that last more than 10 minutes, masterpieces take their time to become apparent. This Arkansas combo...

[PLAYLIST] Stoner joints and heavy madness

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If you need to pump up your stoner playlist then this is the right selection. Let me serve you super hot & heavy riffage with some psychedelic madness, some greasy stoned...

BARONESS Retrospective : “Blue Record”

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Last and final part of the retrospective on American sludge band BARONESS… You lived a fantastic saga with the “Red Album”, now it’s time to end the story...

BARONESS Retrospective : “Red Album”

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When I heard that metal prog legends BARONESS have planned to release a new album for the end of 2011, I told myself “damn I must write a review of their two albums, so the...

HAIL! HORNET “Disperse The Curse” (Relapse Records 2011)

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A sludge supergroup. Just saying those words makes my heart skip a beat. T-Roy Medlin (Sourvein), Dixie Collins (Weedeater, Buzz*Oven), Vince Burke (Beaten Back to Pure), Erik...

ARMS OF THE SUN “Arms Of The Sun”

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I have to admit it : I first got into ARMS OF THE SUN when I heard Rex Brown was part of the band. Then I checked the 3 first tracks they uploaded on their website and I cried out...

KARMA TO BURN “V” (Napalm Records 2011)

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“V” is the latest offspring of instrumental stoner kings KARMA TO BURN, released merely one year after “Appalachian Incantation”. The latter announced...

UNSANE “Visqueen” (Ipecac Records 2007)

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I discovered UNSANE not so long ago upon advice of an expert, and I don’t regret it at all… Here’s a review of their latest album “Visqueen” released...

RED FANG “Murder The Mountains” (Relapse Records 2011)

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After releasing an uncompromising stoner rock piece with their first EP “Red Fang”, RED FANG scores more points with maturity and creates “Murder The...