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DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2016 Review – Day 2

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If you consider Friday as DESERTFEST BELGIUM‘s (fulfilling) appetizer, Saturday sure looks like the main course. Is Antwerp ready for a riff cascade,...

DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2016 Review – Day 1

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A few days ago, European masses converged towards Flanders in their search for distorsion, irresistibly drawn by a mammoth line-up. If all DESERTFESTS were the Three Bears in...

ALL THEM WITCHES @ La Maroquinerie (Paris, 10.10.16)

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It came no surprise for those who’d had the sense of showing up at their Mécanique Ondulatoire gig last March. But the recent release of their Live in Brussels has put the...

FU MANCHU + MEXICAN SIX SHOOTER @ La Maroquinerie (Paris, 09.10.16)

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A little promotion, no Facebook event for a show taking place the same night as Red Fang in the same town… And yet, the Maroquinerie was packed when FU MANCHU...

DOPETHRONE + FANTÖMS @ Void (02.08.16, Bordeaux)

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Sti!* Two years after being sonically annihilated, Bordeaux is once again getting ready to welcome Québec-based sludge blues steamroller DOPETHRONE, a trio whose music oozes...

CONAN + ENDLESS FLOODS @ Void (Bordeaux, 31.07.16)

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Conan: an odyssey into feedback frequencies. Being able to see a band as powerful as CONAN in my home town Bordeaux, it sounded like a fantasy to me… And yet, the...

HELLFEST 2016 Review – Day 3

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A sunny Sunday at Hellfest. We’re all just as chilled as delighted when getting ready for last 50+ bands of this crazy weekend i n Clisson, France....

HELLFEST 2016 Review – Day 2

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After a first day filled with down-tuned occult riffs, black and punk metal power violence as well as some seriously party-inducing rock acts, it feels as if HELLFEST...

HELLFEST 2016 Review – DAY 1

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HELLFEST treated us to some absolute greatness for their 10th anniversary last year, but the festival was back even stronger this June 17-18-19th with a lineup to die for...

DESERTFEST LONDON 2016 Review – Day 3

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It’s our last day at DESERTFEST LONDON, and a little bit of nostalgia is already settling in. The festival may not be over yet, but when the end of such a brilliant...

DESERTFEST BERLIN 2016 Review – Saturday 30th April

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Third and last day at DESERTFEST BERLIN. While most festivals I’ve been to are uncomfortable by nature, almost by design, this one is starting to fit me like a cozy old slipper....

DESERTFEST BERLIN 2016 Review – Friday 29th April

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Day 2 at DESERTFEST BERLIN. An almost continuous chain of cool shows, that managed to surpass the expectations raised by a solid opening on Thursday. Rarely (if ever) have I been...

DESERTFEST LONDON 2016 Review – Saturday 30th April

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After a Friday placed under the sign of the godfathers of Heavy, US outfits have taken over our must-see list for this second day at DESERTFEST LONDON. With post-metal...

DESERTFEST BERLIN 2016 Review – Thursday 28th April

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Day one at DESERTFEST BERLIN. If you’re a regular attendee of its London counterpart, imagine what it’d be like if all prices (tickets, accomodation, beer…) were slashed by...

DESERTFEST LONDON 2016 Review – Friday 29th April

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5 years that DESERTFEST LONDON has been treating us to the biggest names of the stoner, doom and heavy scene. 5 years that we all feel at home in this haven called Camden,...