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 →

CD review KOMATSU ‘A New Horizon’

(8/10) Eindhoven Rockcity is more than just a name. It's the moniker of an initiative that combines Eindhoven's vital rock- and metal scene, with Komatsu being one representative of. The quartet, consisting of Martijn Mansvelders, Mathijs Bodt, Mo Truijens and Jos Roosen, started Komatsu in 2010 and debuted in 2013 with ‘Manu Armata’. Komatsu plays... Continue Reading →

CD review CLUTCH ‘Book of Bad Desicions’

(9/10) Damn, time flies! ‘Book of Bad Decisions’ is already album number 12 in Clutch’s impressive discography. Obviously the band didn’t take a lot of bad decision in their musical career since otherwise it wouldn’t have been possible to maintain the band and their sound for such a long time, with the new album not being... Continue Reading →

CLUTCH unveils a new song

Clutch unveiled a second track of their upcoming album 'Book of Bad Decisions'. The song's title is 'How to Shake Hands' and will be also available as limited 7", which will also include 'Gimme the Keys'. Album release date is September 7th and the new video can be watched HERE...

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