Interview

WEEDPECKER: meeting with Poland’s new heavy psych favorites.

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The beginning of 2018 was marked by the release of “III”, the well-acclaimed new album from WEEDPECKER. We’re still mind-blown by this solar record, and get...

Interview with UFOMAMMUT: “Jamming is the real secret.”

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Twenty years of crafting their sound with mind-crushing riffs and bewitching meanderings have led Italian trio UFOMAMMUT to stand at the forefront of the actual stoner/doom scene....

Deciphering the fathomless rock machine that is ELDER with Nick DiSalvo.

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While eulogistic write-ups of Reflections of a Floating World keep piling up faster than Joe Satriani riffing at the speed of light, it is time for a...

Interview with Greece’s stoner rock ambassadors 1000MODS.

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When your debut record is produced by Billy Anderson (Neurosis, Sleep, Melvins) and reaches cult status in the stoner rock scene, how do you move on? Hailing from the small...

The spirit and sacred grooves of EGYPT dissected by Neal Stein.

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EGYPT, author of (arguably) the best self-titled demo of all time, is a band who has been through a rocky history but now stands among the finest acts of the stoner and doom...

A shaman odyssey into WO FAT’s heavy blues with Kent Stump.

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In the sidelines of Desertfest Berlin, I had the chance to sit down and chat with the kind and friendly Kent Stump, WO FAT’s vocalist and guitarist. Sporting his iconic cow-boy...

GREENLEAF: “We want to step our game up now.”

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With a full fifteen-year of existence among the European rock scene, Swedish heavy rockers GREENLEAF have always been that band who would get you all amped up...

Interview with a Swedish rock heavyweight: Joakim Nilsson of GRAVEYARD.

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Scandinavia is to heavy vintage rock what the US Deep South is to bluesy, filthy sludge: an excellent breeding ground. However, listening to bands from these cold, cold lands can...

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS: an autopsy of “The Night Creeper” by its maker Kevin R. Starrs.

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We were getting all excited about our encounter with UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS in Paris, one of the most peculiar yet popular bands in the European stoner/doom scene, who...

Interview with IRON REAGAN: “This band is just pure positivity all the time.”

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Among the hardcore and thrash releases I got really excited about last year, there was IRON REAGAN‘s neck-breaking and 100% fun-infused “The Tyranny Of Will”....

Meeting doom metal’s ultimate weapon of mass destruction MONOLORD.

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MONOLORD. A name that evokes nothing but fabulously majestic heaviness. Monolord is this sonic undertaking that has induced either numerous bleeding ears paired with...

Rock fever, bikes, independence: this is THE PICTUREBOOKS.

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Music lovers from all over the continent will never be grateful enough to Kadavar for inviting their German fellows THE PICTUREBOOKS on their European tour this fall. Also, none...

10 minutes with Thomas Brenna and Stian Helle of LONELY KAMEL

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Celebrating the release of their new album “Shit City” this fall, Norway’s bluesiest fellas LONELY KAMEL naturally went on a mission to invade Europe with...

THE MIDNIGHT GHOST TRAIN: “24 hours a day we’re putting work into our band”.

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It’s not everyday that you get to see a live band that plays so loud and gives so much energy on stage, that you feel like a fucking storm is being unleashed on an enclosed...

Introducing you to UK’s doom tornado WOLFSHEAD

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I remember the first time I heard of WOLFSHEAD. I was touring Spain in a van packed with British dudes, when one of them told me « if you have to check out one band, it’s...