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Gary Mader (EYEHATEGOD): “We throw riffs, not rocks.”

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Interviewing a member of EYEHATEGOD can tell you how the latest album recording went or in which faraway lands the sludge pioneers are looking forward to playing on the next...

From rock to doom: the coolest albums of 2022.

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The Heavy Chronicles team delivers a fine-tuned selection of sonic treats to fill your earholes during this festive period. There will be fuzz, there will be heavy, but most of...

Get high on doom with LORDS OF THE VOID’s exclusive Smoky Van Sessions

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If you’re new to the Smoky Van Sessions concept, here’s the deal: these French videomakers set up live sessions in the wilderness while highlighting up-and-coming...

ELDER reach new heights of beauty with “Innate Passage”.

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Elder is a band you can always rely on. Whatever happens, they are there, whether it’s in your headphones, your living room, or on the top right corner of your favorite...

Desertfest Antwerp 2022 – Day 3

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(Photos by Sylvain Golvet) Sunday afternoon. It’s late. I notice the remains of an after-party in our living room. There is this slight twilight zone vibe when the hero...

Desertfest Antwerp 2022 – Day 2

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(Photos : Sylvain Golvet) I’m not going to lie to you, we don’t feel very fresh this morning despite our BnB roommate’s scrambled eggs. After I swore not to have...

Desertfest Antwerp 2022 – Day 1

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We have been waiting resolutely for this new edition of Desertfest Antwerp… The summer in our hometown Bordeaux felt pretty gloomy due to the lack of small clubs and DIY shows,...

CLUTCH deliver a great vintage with “Sunrise on Slaughter Beach”.

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Clutch is a grand cru classé, as we say in French. Not so much that it would age perfectly like old wine but rather that, like in any good vineyard, there are some good and...

INTERVIEW: dive and die with Greenleaf.

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The Scandinavian spleen, unpredictable tempos, a stormy but inspiring divorce, undead musicians, goats and turtles, and scuba diving at your own risk… Welcome to the colourful...

Sonic Blast Fest 2022: the review.

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Summer always brings its share of open-air festivals. Big spaces, bands as far as the ear can hear. Some are known for the rain and mud, others for the sun and warmth. SONIC BLAST...

NICK OLIVERI: “This is what Mondo Generator should have always been.”

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Right in the middle of the summer heat wave, I binged an entire bottle of tequila with the guys from Mondo Generator. Never ever did Bordeaux resemble the Californian desert this...

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs: “Our therapy is just having fun.”

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It happened on a Sunday, in the Desertfest Berlin backstage. While the crowd was watching Kaleidobolt play, I was lucky enough to meet up with Matthew, Adam and Sam of...

1000MODS about the Greek scene, old school heavy and tour stories.

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Greece is not only about the mythology that relegates Hammer horror to the rank of children’s tales, nor olive oil, white houses, and complicated diplomatic relations....

Desertfest Berlin 2022: celebrating a decade in Fuzz.

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DESERTFEST BERLIN celebrated its 10th anniversary with an insane 4-day lineup of fuzzy madness. From core stoner rock to psych, doom, sludge, post-hardcore, crazy...

DESERTFEST LONDON 2022 – Day 3

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Day 3 by Sofie Von Kelen There are days when nothing goes as planned. When your highlighted Clashfinder goes into oblivion. There are days when the Universe decided to screw...