CD review MONOLORD ‘No Comfort’

(8/10) Hurry and haste are words that don't exist in Monolord's word pool. The trio, hailing from Swedens Westcoast are celebrating Doom Metal with an essence of Stoner Rock. Monolord, that's three guys from Gothenburg with a common dedication for slo-mo Metal with an enormous riff power. Three albums have been released already before 'No... Continue Reading →

CD review MONOMYTH ‘Orbis Quadrantis’

(8/10) Good things come to those who wait, this could be the overarching headline for Monomyth’s new album. The band, hailing from Den Haag, NL, originally planned to release their new longplayer earlier this year but health issues forced the guys to move the release date. The wait is over in September this year. ‘Orbis... Continue Reading →

CD review HELHORSE ‘Hydra’

(8/10) Three years after having unveiled their self-titled third strike, Danish six-piece band Helhorse finished the recording of their next musical delivery. ‘Hydra’, that’s the title of the new album, features ten new songs and will hit the shelves in August. The fact that Denmark is a home for many exciting metal bands isn’t new... Continue Reading →

CD review HIGH FIGHTER ‘Champain’

(8/10) Usually Sludge isn't my most favourite metal genre. It's a bit too much of musical anarchy especially when it comes to the vocals. However, there are some releases that draw my attention and the new longplayer of German High Fighter is such an album. The Hamburg-based quintet, fronted by Mona Miluski, is a rather... Continue Reading →

CD review HIGH REEPER ‘Higher Reeper’

(7/10) High Reeper is based in Philadelphia and plays doom and stoner rock. The band was formed in 2016 and the newest longplayer ‘Higher Reeper’ is their sophomore album after having premiered in 2016 with ‘High Reeper’. Although the title of the sophomore release is more kind of playing with words the new longplayer is... Continue Reading →

CD review EARTH MESSIAH ‘Ouroboros’

(8/10) Nine songs and 35 minutes aren’t facts that announces an epically long album. However, sometimes a short story can be far more exciting than a long novel you never work yourself through.  Earth Messiah, hailing from Gothenburg, premiers with one of these ‘boiled down to the essence albums. ‘Ouroboros’ will see the record stores... Continue Reading →

DESERTFEST in NYC in spring 2019

Great news for all desert rockers in the States: The first edition of DESERTFEST will be happening in the Spring of 2019 in New York City! Over the last years, Desertfest established itself as one of the best cult festivals the stoner, psychedelic, sludge, doom and heavy rock scene has to offer, taking place in... Continue Reading →

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