Messa – Close

Messa_front_cover_SftDS_webPatched up denim vest. Check. Slayer tour t-shirt. Check. Grown out hair. Check. Devil horns hand sign. Check. Pants and combat boots. Check. Now let’s spin some metal! Or, are we? Continue reading

Hedvig Mollestad Trio – Ding Dong. You´re Dead.

Let there be rock! And jazz… Hedvig Mollestad Trio_ Ding Dong. You´re Dead_front_SftDS Continue reading

Motorpsycho – Kingdom of Oblivion

Motorpsycho_Kingdom of Oblivion_cover_SftDSAlthough every new Motorpsycho release is met with a warm welcome here at Sounds From the Darkside, it doesn’t mean that were without critical remarks about the content. Continue reading

Thurston Moore – By The Fire

We saw some raving reviews lately about a 62 year old who made a new record. And as you might know by now… when old people release music, we at Sounds from the Dark Side eventually also folk to the sidelines for our own critical appraisal. Continue reading

SLIFT – UMMON

If you’re interested in heavy space rock coming from the capital of the European aerospace industry you better drop what you’re doing right now and check this one out immediately.    Continue reading

Sloath – III

Genres, who needs them? Well, if you really can’t live without them: this review is about sludge, stoner, drone, psychedelic metal or… rock or something like that. To be more specific, it’s about a band called Sloath who have been stealthy binding all of the aforementioned together for quite some time now. Here’s your chance to get acquainted.  Continue reading