Sludge Metal

Track Premiere: Black Tusk – “Breath of Life”

April 8, 2024

Check out Black Tusk‘s pounding new single, “Breath of Life,” from their upcoming seventh album, The Way Forward.

Video Premiere: Semuta – ‘Glacial Erratic’

March 28, 2024

Portland sludge duo Semuta party with the Portland metal scene in their new video.

Full Album Stream: Mastiff – “Deprecipice”

March 21, 2024

Stream Deprecipice, the new album from UK sludge/metallic hardcore band Mastiff and read a lengthy interview with guitarist and vocalist James Lee Ross.

Video Premiere: Clarion Void – “The Top”

January 4, 2024

Colorado Springs quartet Clarion Void sling some gnarly post-metal sludge in surreal new video for “The Top.”

Track Premiere: Caged – ‘The Messiah Draws Near’

August 21, 2023

“The Messiah Draws Near,” as does a new album from Philadelphia sludge purveyors Caged.

Full Album Stream: FLO – “Long Way Down”

August 14, 2023

Hear former Death and Massacre guitarist Rick Rozz throw back to the early 90s sound of… grunge with FLO.

Video Premiere: Iron Altar – “Megalith”

June 30, 2023

Who’s deadly, sludgy, catchy and has a new video to show the world? Iron Altar does, exclusively at Decibel!

Full Album Stream: Dirge – ‘Dirge

March 6, 2023

Mumbai’s Dirge stream their sophomore album ahead of its release.

Video Premiere: Montezuma’s Revenge – ‘Soyux-111 (Terrore Su Venere)’

July 26, 2021

Watch the video for “Soyux-111 (Terrore Su Venere)” from Russian stoner metal quartet Montezuma’s Revenge.

Video Premiere: ZYCLOPS – “Ghost”

July 30, 2020

Watch the debut video from Texas sludgelords ZYCLOPS.

Video Premiere: Beggar – ‘Black Cloud’

January 27, 2020

Prepare your ears: Beggar are the heaviest stoner band you’ve ever heard.

Full Album Stream: Leather Lung — “Lonesome, On’ry and Evil”

August 21, 2019

Hey, Leather Lung put a little rock n’ roll swagger and outlaw country sneer in its sludge metal for you! How thoughtful!