Sludge Metal

Track Premiere: Beldam – ‘Carrion Feast’

January 10, 2018

Stream a crushingly heavy new song from Seattle-based sludge practitioners Beldam now.

Two Decades of Miserycore: An Interview & Stream with Fistula

December 21, 2017

Ohio sludge veterans Fistula are celebrating twenty years with a series of splits. Stream their new releases with Come to Grief and -(16)- now!

Video Premiere: YLVA – ‘Hunting Room’

December 12, 2017

A beautifully directed video that uses ideas of light, motion and dance, “Hunting Room” shines in its ability to match the epic scope of YLVA’s music.

Track Premiere: Throneless – ‘Born in Vain’

December 7, 2017

Are you a fan of crushing doom in the style of Neurosis or Yob? Throneless are a must-hear band.

Full EP Stream: The Human Race is Filth – “Human Exposed”

December 5, 2017

Stream the blistering, nihilistic first offering from new grind outfit The Human Race is Filth.

Full Album Stream: Jupiterian – “Terraforming”

November 7, 2017

Brazilian sludge purveyors Jupiterian stream their new album and reveal its writing process.

Full Album Stream: Lo! – “Vestigial”

October 3, 2017

Stream the new album from Australian sludge collective Lo! now.

Track Premiere & Interview: Primitive Man – ‘Commerce’

September 7, 2017

Stream a crushing new track from Primitive Man and read an interview with vocalist/guitarist Ethan McCarthy.

Track Premiere: Iron Monkey – ‘9-13’

September 6, 2017

Stream a new song from reunited sludge/doom cult legends Iron Monkey now!

Video Premiere: Left Behind – ‘Tough Love’

September 5, 2017

Stream the first single from Left Behind‘s new record, Blessed by the Burn now!

Fest Alert: Descendants of Crom

September 5, 2017

Get the latest details on Pittsburgh’s upcoming doom, sludge and heavy metal festival, aptly titled Descendants Of Crom, from this interview with festival organizer, Shy Kennedy.

Label Spotlight: Battleground Records

August 28, 2017

Get to know independent label Battleground Records, headed by Godhunter‘s David Rodgers.

Track Premiere: The Ditch and the Delta – ‘Till Body Quits’

August 25, 2017

The Ditch and the Delta attracted the attention of Prosthetic Records, who will be re-issuing the band’s debut LP, Hives in Decline.

Track Premiere: Old Iron – ‘Bogwitch’

August 8, 2017

Seattle doomsayers and recent Good to Die Records signees Old Iron bring the low end on their latest effort, Lupus Metallorum.