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Belgian instrumental stoner rock trio Idealus Maximus returns with their new album »Loofbos«, out now via Polderrecords

After more than six years, Flanders, Belgium based instrumental stoner rock trio Idealus Maximus returns with their new album, »Loofbos«, which was released on March 4th, 2022 via Polderrecords.

01. Kabedders
02. Caminandos
03. Naftekar
04. Baron Coninx
05. On A Clear Day
06. BBQ
07. Jazz Hands
08. Het Rad Van Het Fortuin
09. Loofbos

Idealus Maximus is an instrumental riff rock trio from around Ghent, Belgium. Formed in 2004 by Fanio (drums), Erik (guitar) and Pablo (bass). They released a first EP in 2009 and played countless shows.

In 2014 they self-released their eponymous full album that was well received. Lots of great shows followed including Yellowstock and Roadkill, and shared stages with their biggest inspirations such as Karma To Burn and The Atomic Bitchwax.

After a 6 year hiatus maximus, they are now back and armed with a new album filled with riffs!

Digital release and CD out on March 4, 2022 while vinyls will be shiped around May. Pre-order »Loofbos« on vinyl at

All music by Idealus Maximus except »On A Clear Day« by Treasure Cat (dedicated to the riffing memory of Will Mecum).
Recorded and mixed by Jannes Van Rossom at Dunk!Studios.
Mastered by Jens at Larsson Studio.
Artwork by Mike Claeys.

Idealus Maximus is:
Pablo – Bass
Erik – Guitar
Fanio – Drums

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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