Full Album Stream: Dirge – ‘Dirge
March 6, 2023 Emily Bellino
Mumbai’s Dirge stream their sophomore album ahead of its release.
Full Album Stream: Northless – “A Path Beyond Grief”
July 20, 2022 Emily Bellino
Northless search for A Path Beyond Grief on their new album.
Track Premiere: Pyrithe – ‘Ekphrastik I’
April 5, 2022 Emily Bellino
Sludge trio Pyrithe show off their melodic side.
Video Premiere: Montezuma’s Revenge – ‘Soyux-111 (Terrore Su Venere)’
July 26, 2021 Emily Bellino
Watch the video for “Soyux-111 (Terrore Su Venere)” from Russian stoner metal quartet Montezuma’s Revenge.
Full Album Stream: Olde – “Pilgrimage”
March 16, 2021 Emily Bellino
Stream the moving new album from sludge purveyors Olde.
Track Premiere: Black Sheep Wall – “New Measures of Failure”
January 21, 2021 Bradley Zorgdrager
Hear a new 13-minute epic from reactivated post-sludge crushers Black Sheep Wall.
Video Premiere: Witching – ‘Eschaton’
December 14, 2020 Emily Bellino
Watch an artsy new video from blackened sludge unit Witching.
Listen: Sumac Release Release Massive New Song, “Two Beasts”
December 7, 2020 Emily Bellino
Post-metal gods Sumac return with a surprise drop.
Track Premiere: Bather – “Her Black Wings” (Danzig Cover)
October 1, 2020 Bradley Zorgdrager
Ohio death dealers Bather shower you with the sweet sounds of a Danzig classic.
Track Premiere: Yatra – ‘All is Lost’
August 20, 2020 Emily Bellino
“All is Lost,” except for this new Yatra track.
Video Premiere: ZYCLOPS – “Ghost”
July 30, 2020 Bradley Zorgdrager
Watch the debut video from Texas sludgelords ZYCLOPS.
Video Premiere: Beggar – ‘Black Cloud’
January 27, 2020 Emily Bellino
Prepare your ears: Beggar are the heaviest stoner band you’ve ever heard.
Track Premiere: Immiseration – ‘Alienation of Humanity’
January 23, 2020 Emily Bellino
Stream a new song from rising Baltimore death dealers Immiseration.
Track Premiere: Fister – ‘Too Old, Too Cold’ (Darkthrone Cover)
September 19, 2019 Emily Bellino
Fister offer a bleak take on Darkthrone’s “Too Old, Too Cold.”
Full Album Stream: Leather Lung — “Lonesome, On’ry and Evil”
August 21, 2019 Shawn Macomber
Hey, Leather Lung put a little rock n’ roll swagger and outlaw country sneer in its sludge metal for you! How thoughtful!
Track Premiere: Cable – ‘Rivers of Old’
May 16, 2019 Emily Bellino
Hear the first new Cable song in a decade now.
Full EP Stream: False Gods – “The Serpent & the Ladder”
April 17, 2019 Emily Bellino
New York sludge crew False Gods stream their third EP.
Track Premiere: Lord Dying – ‘Freed From the Pressures of Time’
March 28, 2019 Emily Bellino
Lord Dying go full progressive.
Full Album Stream: Tides of Sulfur – “Paralysis of Reason”
March 27, 2019 Emily Bellino
Misanthropy is all the rage on Paralysis of Reason.
Full Album Stream: Mourn – “Beneath the Beloved Axe”
March 25, 2019 Emily Bellino
Mourn unleash their sludgy new opus, Beneath the Beloved Axe.
Call of the Void Announce New Album, Stream First Single
March 20, 2019 Emily Bellino
Call of the Void are back.
Track Premiere: Leather Glove – ‘A Cursed Role’
March 4, 2019 Emily Bellino
Hear a new song from death sludge crusher Leather Glove.
Thra: “We Always Start With the Riff!”
March 1, 2019 J. Andrew
Thra’s “Gardens of Rot” is death-laden sludge metal done right: excellent riffs, crushing beats and blistering vocals. Check out our Q&A and stream the album in its entirety!
Mastodon Announce Limited Vinyl Release of “Stairway to Heaven” for Record Store Day
February 28, 2019 Emily Bellino
Mastodon will honor late manager Nick John with a rendition of “Stairway to Heaven” on wax.
Full Album Stream: Romasa – “Cheering Death”
February 26, 2019 Emily Bellino
Stream the new album from New Orleans sludge trio Romasa.
Interview: Conjurer Discuss Influences, New Album ‘Mire’ and US Tour Expectations
February 25, 2019 Emily Bellino
UK sludge/post-black quartet Conjurer discuss Mire and their upcoming tour with Rivers of Nihil, Entheos and Wolf King.
Full Split Stream: Primitive Man / Hell
February 20, 2019 Emily Bellino
Primitive Man and Hell unleash the heaviest, darkest split of the year.
Watch: Orbiter – ‘Six Line’
February 15, 2019 Emily Bellino
Watch a new video from Norwegian rockers Orbiter.