its essence in a stony desert’s dust, following the paths of such bands as the Queens of
the Stone Age, Kyuss, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden or Red Fang.
In a far-western French city called Brest, the ride begins.
Appalooza’s singer’s gravelly voice and spirited guitar first encounter the drummer’s
mighty, yet subtle game. A sharp-styled and melody-oriented guitar player, followed by a
rumbly, loud bass player joins them.
The band unexpectedly wins an acoustic music contest in summer 2012 and releases a
four-track record entitled ‘Squamata’ in March 2013.
Several sessions on air and some hundred gigs later, the band releases its first official
clip: ‘Darkening’ gives a glimpse of their high-powered stage performance.
By the end of 2014, Appalooza’s self-produced four-track EP sees the light of day, followed
by a clip bearing the same name. ‘Chameleon’ embodies Appalooza’s musical and