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DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2018 Review – Day 2

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After a rather intense introductory day for my first DESERTFEST BELGIUM ever, we’re off to a denser second day with a considering slab of doom bands, while some others got us...

DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2018 Review – Day 1

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One thing that you surely won’t feel at this year’s DESERTFEST BELGIUM is boredom! This was a first for me, and not the least, as I’m a huge fan of...

RADIO MOSCOW + FEATHERSTONE + PETYR @ Casbah (San Diego, 13.09.18)

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The Heavy Chronicles is on tour tonight and rather far from home it must be said. San Diego, California is of course a hotbed of psyche, boogie and rock of the highest order and...

HELLFEST 2018 Review – Day 2

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On the second day of Genesis, our preacher Lord Ben decided that they had enough of a foretaste and it was about time to put his believers’ ears to the test. The Saturday...

HELLFEST 2018 Review – Day 1

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This was the lucky 13th edition for Europe’s most colorful metal festival HELLFEST – as for me the ninth, and my first as a reviewer. I was honored to cover this...

Space Lord Motherfunker: DESERTFEST LONDON 2018 Review – Day 3

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How not to be completely elated when kicking off the third day at DESERTFEST LONDON, with a resounding performance of one of the hypest doom bands of the decade at the spectacular...

Fury Whipped: DESERTFEST LONDON 2018 Review – Day 2

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Ouch. Well that was one epic first day and my feet and head certainly seem to know as much! But, this is DESERTFEST LONDON and there’s no time for wimping around and so a...

‘Till The Livin’ End: DESERTFEST LONDON 2018 Review – Day 1

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DESERTFEST LONDON, much like the music it showcases, is a formula. Every year you pack the same bag, hop on the same train or flight, see all those friendly and familiar faces...

ACID KING + ELDER + TONER LOW + JOE BUCK YOURSELF + CHILD + KING BUFFALO @ Glazart (Paris, 30.07.17)

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About time I attended a Stoned Gatherings show at Glazart, and what’s more, for one of the sickest lineups of the summer! The Paris promoters put...

KARMA TO BURN + EGYPT + MOTHERSHIP + XII BOAR @ Glazart (Paris, 03.07.17)

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Ah, summer at Glazart… When the temperature reaches new heights and promiscuity is synonymous of liters of sweat dripping on the walls. Yet it seems like Parisian...

HELLFEST 2017 Review – Day 1

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That first day at HELLFEST was the toughest by far, with a severe hangover combined to the heat wave and dust hitting our sore bodies since dawn. With less than 10%...

Roundhouse Kicks: DESERTFEST LONDON 2017 Review – Day 3

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After a few warm-up beverages in an establishment that may or may not have a name that rhymes with “Slewbog”, I discover to my dismay that it’s one-in-one-out even by...

I Got Interection: DESERTFEST LONDON 2017 Review – Day 2

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Where’s my hangover? Hmmm, it hasn’t hit me yet. Maybe it will later, let’s see. Coffee? Coffee. Fry-up? Now we’re talking. We’ve got to have something to keep that late...

Slo n’ Low: DESERTFEST LONDON 2017 Review – Day 1

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Riffing away in the world today takes everything you’ve got… Drinking some beers with all your buddies, sure would help a lot! Wouldn’t you like to get away…?...

DEATH ALLEY + VODUN + DUCKTAPE @ Glazart (Paris, 15.03.17)

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Paris promoters Stoned Gatherings put together one high-level rock bill this March 15th. Yet it seems that only the finest ears were ready for it,...