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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,...

BROTHERS OF THE SONIC CLOTH + BEHOLD THE MONOLITH! @ Glazart (Paris, 04.04.16)

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It’s never a good feeling to see a dispersed crowd at a gig. Despite the undeniable success of Paris-based heavy shows Stoned Gatherings, they can at times experience...

UP IN SMOKE VOL.7 : Mars Red Sky + Stoned Jesus + Belzebong @ Divan Du Monde (Paris, 04.03.16)

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As the road event for the Switzerland-based festival of the same name, Up In Smoke is meant to spread the best stoned-out riffs across Europe, and for our greatest delight,...

UP IN SMOKE VOL.6 : My Sleeping Karma + Greenleaf + Mammoth Mammoth @ Divan Du Monde (Paris, 20.02.16)

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Today, a web search for “Up In Smoke” will mostly direct you to a little-known stoner buddy movie from the 70s, and a mythical 2000 tour with Snoop Dogg, Dr Dre, Eminem and...

THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX @ La Mécanique Ondulatoire (Paris, 30.11.15)

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A few lineup-related imponderables have made this Stoned Gatherings show a single-band one, also exceptionally taking place at La Mécanique Ondulatoire instead of that good...

OM + BLACK HEART REBELLION @ Divan du Monde (Paris, 22.11.15)

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“There’s nothing like a burst of ecumenical rock to screw these bastards!” This comment, left on the Facebook event page for OM’s concert – taking place just a...

CLUTCH + PLANET OF ZEUS @ Le Trabendo (Paris, 27.11.15)

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As a warm-up for their awaited Trabendo show, CLUTCH played the night before on L’Album de la Semaine for French TV channel Canal Plus. Being a fan of both the band and show...

DESERTFEST BELGIUM 2015 Review – Friday 9th October

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The DESERTFEST. This now biannual gathering of stoners from Europe and beyond, that takes on the form of a huge riff holiday camp – just as much as Hellfest – whereas...

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS + SPIDERS @ La Flèche d’Or (Paris, 14.10.15)

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A double challenge awaits UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS in Paris tonight. First one is their ability to defend their fantastic new album, their most radical in some way, for...

UP IN SMOKE FEST 2015 Report (03.10.15, Pratteln)

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This third edition of Swiss festival UP IN SMOKE FEST took once again place at Z7 Konzertfabrik in Pratteln for two days full of fantastic rock music. Z7 had two stages, a...

ELDER + NICK OLIVERI + MOS GENERATOR @ Le Ferrailleur (Nantes, 21.07.15)

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As always at Le Ferrailleur, the bill is pretty classy! With MOS GENERATOR as an opening act – a band with a serious live and discographic background – the night...

HELLFEST 2015: A weekend in the realm of Heavy – DAY 3

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After 48 plain hours of metal, stoner and rock indulgence, this last day at HELLFEST kicks off with a lump in our throats: damn, time has gone too fast! But wait,...

HELLFEST 2015: A weekend in the realm of Heavy – DAY 2

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The second day at HELLFEST 2015 kicks off with a bit less suppleness and strength than on the Friday, yet we’re awake enough to get knocked back to the ground by a 12+ hour...

HELLFEST 2015: A weekend in the realm of Heavy – DAY 1

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With a 2014 edition that broke records, we were far from imagining that this 10th HELLFEST anniversary was about to blow our minds like it did. A killer lineup? Yes. A metal...