Chronique

DEADLY VIPERS make a huge (stoner) splash with “Low City Drone”.

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Given the band name, artwork and associated label, you think you’d know what to expect from this new DEADLY VIPERS album: a ton of fuzz dripping from your earholes. This is...

KEN MODE give us a glimmer of hope with their cathartic new album “Null”.

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This September, KEN mode released their eighth album “Null”, and it’s probably my album of the year. No less. You won’t get any pitch or namedropping here,...

CROWBAR set things straight on “Zero And Below”.

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Let’s cut it short, we all know what Crowbar sounds like. They sound like Crowbar, plain and simple. The godfathers of New Orleans sludge metal are back in 2022 with...

ENDTIME is all about 80s sci-fi apocalypse on “Impending Doom”.

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Oh, the 80s. Its neons, slasher movies, very bad 3D, square-shaped architecture, high gain on amps, dreams of flying cars… It was the decade of Kitsch yet it holds a special...

HANGMAN’S CHAIR atteint le firmament avec “A Loner”.

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Hangman’s Chair, c’est l’éclatante ascension d’un groupe de banlieusards qui s’affirme comme l’un des fers de lance du Metal français. Et “A Loner” en...

VOID ODYSSEY fills your veins with as much fuzz and doom as can do.

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Straightforward and effective. While some might see this description as a severe criticism, I personally think that it is both difficult and noble to write simple yet interesting...

From rock to doom: the coolest albums of 2021.

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TOP 5 – BEEHO 1. Mastodon “Hushed and Grim » (Reprise Records) 2. Gojira “Fortitude” (Roadrunner Records) 3. Somnuri “Nefarious Wave”...

KING BASTARD pave the way for SF doom on “It Came From The Void”.

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For over four decades, we have been told that “no one hears you scream in space”. In 1979, a whole generation started thinking that space exploration is not...

LOW FLYING HAWKS turns into a shapeshifting chimera with “Fuyu”.

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AAL and EHA. We don’t know much more about LOW FLYING HAWKS, so much that we fall back on the buzz-worthy participation of Trevor Dunn (Mr Bungle) and Dale Crover (Melvins)...

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...

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...

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,...

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...