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VIDEO PREMIERE: post-metallers LABIRINTO reign supreme with “Demiurge”

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Brasil’s cornerstone post-metal act LABIRINTO are gracing us with a sumptuous new video for “Demiurge” today. Their third full-length “Divino Afflante...

VIDEO PREMIERE: RUFF MAJIK exorcize their demons and get “Schizophrenic”

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What would happen if Immortal bumped into Black Sabbath in the undergrowth? Pretoria’s relentless doom rockers RUFF MAJIK provides a satisfying answer with their...

VIDEO PREMIERE: get swallowed into a sludge hole with BLCKWVS “0161 Bl”.

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Lay your ears on the hugest-sounding sludge band Germany has ever produced. Those faraway heirs of Neurosis and Sleep display such a cold, life-annihilating sound that you will...

THC PREMIERE: Earth Ship new video “Whiplash”

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Forget about thrash and bullet belts: we like it filthy and muddy here. German sludge mongers EARTH SHIP are back with a killer new video for “Whiplash”,...

10 absolutely unmissable acts at DESERTFEST LONDON 2017.

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The verdict was incontrovertible among the community after the final announcement was made a few weeks ago: the sixth edition of DESERTFEST LONDON is set to...

30 (more) reasons not to miss ROADBURN FESTIVAL this year.

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As if the sole idea of joining the annual ROADBURN mass wasn’t enough, our French wordsmith Razort concocted a special “gehenna” menu with the most...

Bongzilla, Big Business and more to play ROADBURN FESTIVAL 2017.

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Twenty-four new acts are just confirmed for the 2017 edition of ROADBURN FESTIVAL in the Netherlands. Among other juicy news: Baroness’ John Baizley added more...

HELLFEST just unveiled their 2017 lineup in full!

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Here we are. The moment you’ve all been expecting: the final announcement for HELLFEST OPEN AIR 2017! Mainstage-wise, we can count on the likes of Deep...

DESERTFEST LONDON announce Candlemass, Lowrider and more for their 2017 edition!

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Well, this is a first. Or, these are two firsts, to be more accurate. All-time doom legends CANDLEMASS were invited to play DESERTFEST LONDON this April 2017 for the...

First names for ROADBURN 2017 are up! Tickets on sale Oct. 20th…

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The fall season is synonymous of aplenty of announcements from our favorite festivals. Europe’s (still) groundbreaking ROADBURN FESTIVAL is no exception,...

Preview: the best edition to date of DESERTFEST BELGIUM awaits.

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For the third running year, DESERTFEST BELGIUM rustled up a super solid lineup, establishing its position on the huge European chessboard of stoner/doom/psych events. So many...

Take a breath and feel the smoke: DOPETHRONE are on tour now.

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MTL’s filth merchants DOPETHRONE are gearing up for the second leg of their European and North American tour, starting next week in Germany. If you’re into their...

From extreme metal to rock’n’roll: bands to watch at MOTOCULTOR 2016.

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As we’re raring to go to MOTOCULTOR FEST, it feels like the right time to share our must-see list of bands for the 2016 edition of the French extreme metal festival, which...

Kings of the road FU MANCHU are back in Europe this fall!

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They kicked our ass in such a massive way at Hellfest, that all we want now is MORE: South California’s stoner rock legends FU MANCHU are back on the Old Continent this...

Final headliners and full lineup announced for the 5th DESERTFEST LONDON!

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After weeks of anticipation, UK’s one and only DESERTFEST LONDON finally posted their last (terrific!) batch of names for the 2016 edition, along with day splits and...