On the heels of the Desertfest London announcement, Desertfest Berlin has announced the first bands for their ninth edition of the leading underground festival. Masters Of Reality, Corrosion Of Conformity, Brant Bjork, Orange Goblin, Minami Deutsch, Earth Tongue, Papir, Dhidalah, and Sâver will all participate! The fest will take place between May 1st – 3rd at the riverside and in the heart of Berlin, the Arena. Now with fests in Berlin, London, Antwerp, and New York City, Desertfest continues to expand the brand globally. Continue reading
From its outset – a hypnotic, ponderous bass line infused with the buzz and intermittent snarl of low-fi synthesiser – Sâver’s They Came With Sunlight (Pelagic Records) promises something pretty distinctive. What follows is an, at turns, aggressive, dark and uncertain trip set to driving rhythms and some extremely muscular stoner riffs and Ole Christian Helstad’s potent, fuzz-infused bass lines, undercut by Markus Støle’s extremely competent drumming. Continue reading
Growing out of great avant-garde scene bands like Tombstones and Hymn, Norwegian proggy post-Metal power trip Sâver will release their debut album this spring. They Came With The Sunlight will release from Pelagic Records on March 8th and pre-orders have jost gone live at the links below. Sâver’s brutal, thoughtful riffs and harsh vocals are the perfect palate cleanser for frigid winter nights and doldrum days. Watch the video for their new single ‘I, Vanish’ right now!