SAMSARA BLUES EXPERIMENT play their psychedelic stoner rock @ treibhaus in luzern - march 14th /12.12.2017

HIGH ON FIRE live @ desertfest berlin !! /12.12.2017

SWANS are back in switzerland next year with two gigs : @ théâtre casino in geneva - february 7th and @ rote fabrik in zürich - february 6th /01.12.2017

VANITAS - an exposition @ the next door gallery in geneva with works of various artists - from november 2nd to 18th /02.11.2017

DESERTFEST berlin and london from may 4th to 6th next year /01.11.2017

the 13th SALON D'ART CONTEMPORAIN in montreux opens its doors from november 8th to 12th. maybe there's something to discover ..or not /01.11.2017

KARMA TO BURN on tour. They play @ bad bonn in düdingen - december 20th /01.10.2017

KING DUDE, (DOLCH) and RUINS OF BEVERAST show cancelled in zürich @ provitreff. no dates in switzerland planned for their automn tour ..what the f*** /06.09.2017

MASTODON, RED FANG and RUSSIAN CIRCLE live @ the komplex in zürich - november 28th /05.09.2017

TOBE HOOPER, director of the famous texas chainsaw massacre and poltergeist, died last saturday aged 74. rip /02.09.2017

16th edition of the LUFF in several places all over lausanne from october 18th to 22nd /02.09.2017

MONOLORD release their 3rd album "rust" by the end of september. it's hard to wait ! /17.08.2017

MONOLORD and CONAN finally play @ gaswerk in winterthur - october 27th. no gig planned anymore @ le romandie on that day as announced previously /17.08.2017

MARK LANEGAN band live on stage in lausanne @ les docks - november 4th /02.08.2017

MELVINS do a gig in zürich @ the rote fabrik - october 27th /30.07.2017

jello biafra with his DEAD KENNEDYS live in zug @ the galvanik - october 20th /30.07.2017

SUPERSUCKERS @ bikini test in la chaux-de-fonds - september 29th. if you don't like the supersuckers, you don't like rock'n'roll /18.07.2017

MONKEY3 live on stage @ le romandie in lausanne - september 14th /17.07.2017

11th rockabilly stomp. this time with a vintage DIRT TRACK show race in gerlafingen - july 15th /07.07.2017

the 3rd international MONTREUX TATTOO CONVENTION takes place from september 15th to 17th /02.07.2017

KING DUDE and (DOLCH) live in zürich @ provitreff - october 27th. other dates in europe scheduled /02.07.2017

MONOLORD, CONAN and GROOOTT on european tour. they will crank the fuzz in france @ le moloco - october 14th, in lausanne @ le romandie - october 27th, and many other places /30.06.2017

PARADISE LOST play @ l'usine in geneva - october 21st /17.06.2017

VOODOO RHYTHM r'n'r party @ the pully soundsound festival with the monsters, the jackets and others - june 23rd /11.06.2017

9.5 ON LUTHER SCALE, a solo exposition of sandrine pelletier's art in the church of saint-françois in Lausanne - starts june 23rd /11.06.2017

the very special PALP festival takes place from june to august in several places in the canton valais. samael, truckfighters, brant björk, blues pills and many more will be live on stage. don't miss the rocklette in august ! /05.06.2017

a sad loss. CHRIS CORNELL died yesterday night. rip /18.05.2017

CHILDREN OF THE SUN doom/stoner festival from may 26th to 27th in copenhagen. mountain witch are live on stage! /16.05.2017

17th edition of the famous NIFFF will be held from june 30th to july 8th. this year the festival gets an extended version more on the nifff website /25.04.2017

18th edition of LES ETRANGES NUITS DU CINEMA - 2300 plan 9 festival - takes place in la chaux-de-fonds from april 10th to 16th. Main theme this year is "lapin" /12.04.2017

yes, it's a nostalgic thing - THE SISTERS OF MERCY perform @ rock oz in the arenas of avenches on august 10th supporting marilyn manson /06.04.2017

IGGY still alive @ les eurockeennes in belfort - july 6th /06.04.2017

THE CULT on stage @ z7 in pratteln - july 4th /06.04.2017

SEPULTURA live @ kiff in aarau - june 29th /06.04.2017

BEAT-MAN shouts @ dachstock in bern - june 16th /05.04.2017

ebm legend SKINNY PUPPY plays @ les docks in lausanne - june 7th /05.04.2017

MONSTER MAGNET do their show @ l'usine in geneva - june 1st. same evening as king dude's gig's up to you, or see dave wyndorf live on stage @ dynamo in zürich - june 5th /05.04.2017

IMPETUS festival in Lausanne @ leromandie and other places - starts april 27th /30.03.2017

SWANS live @ rote fabrik in zürich - march 28th /20.03.2017

the new film "laissez bronzer les cadavres" by hélène cattet & bruno forzani is in post-production. their films are full of visual strength and beauty of italian GIALLO. how will be this one ? /17.03.17

UP IN SMOKE : yess ..first bands have been unveiled today !! /15.03.17

HANGAR ROCKIN' takes place again in st. stephan on the first july weekend (friday-saturday) /14.03.17

in the last few years the festival's big success transformed the whole thing more and more into commercial business ..bummer ! but it's still one of the best hot rod rumble and rockabilly fest in switzerland

MANTAR live @ isc in bern - may 1st /13.03.17

ROADBURN festival from april 20th - april 23th @ the 013 venue in Tilburg/NL /13.03.17

MADBALL in concert @ kufa in lyss - april 28th /12.03.17

KING DUDE live in fribourg @ le nouveau monde - june 1st. l.t.l.o.t.w. /12.03.17

THE METEORS !! playing @ le bouffon de la taverne in geneva - march 12th /11.03.17

OLDTIMER TEILEMARKT @ forum fribourg opens march 25th for two days /11.03.17

UP IN SMOKE 2017 festival announcd. starts october 6th @ z7. no line-up at this time...we are patient /10.03.17

CONAN play their deep riffs @ coq d'or in olten - march 16th /08.03.17

exposition till the end of the month: "LE RETOUR DES TENEBRES" @ musée rath in geneva /06.03.17

lots of great works of various artists: john martin, hr giger, sandrine pelletier, andy warhol, niki de st phalle, ...

MONOLORD will crank the fuzz in copenhagen @ beta club - may 13th /06.03.17

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