Sludge

Album Premiere: Amammoth – ‘The Fire Above’

March 17, 2021

Australian doom trio Amammoth light prehistoric joints from a stoner/sludge bonfire on their debut LP, The Fire Above.

Track Premiere: Age of Woe – “Patriarch”

February 19, 2021

Watch death/doom crushers Age of Woe deliver a crusty vision of humanity’s impending future in the new video for “Patriarch.”

Track Premiere and Interview: Oryx – “Misery”

February 11, 2021

Downtuned Denver sludge trio Oryx cast shadows and break bones with their new sledgehammer of a single, “Misery.”

Album Premiere: Greylock and BEDTIMEMAGIC – ‘Split’

February 10, 2021

Boston comrades Greylock and BEDTIMEMAGIC join forces for a split album of sludgy bedlam from Tor Johnson Records.

Track Premiere: Bongzilla – ‘Sundae Driver’

February 2, 2021

Bongzilla return with new music for the first time in nearly two decades. Listen to “Sundae Driver” now.

Track Premiere: Scepter of Eligos – “Inverted Illusion”

January 26, 2021

Denver’s Scepter of Eligos turn death metal on its head with their debut album Inverted Illusions. Hear the almost-title track right now.

Album Premiere: SNOW – ‘Fast N´Heavy Loud N´Slow’

January 20, 2021

Brazilian project SNOW balances sludge and hardcore skate punk on their accurately titled debut LP, Fast N´Heavy Loud N´Slow.

Album Premiere: Morpholith – ‘Null Dimensions’

December 2, 2020

Icelandic voidwalkers Morpholith teleport listeners with the cosmic doom of their Null Dimensions sophomore EP.

Album Premiere: Possessor – ‘Damn the Light’

October 28, 2020

UK horror fiends Possessor wield a mighty sludgehammer on their new monster-conjuring LP, Damn the Light.

Album Premiere: Junior Bruce – ‘Pray for Death’

October 21, 2020

Floridian sludgelords Junior Bruce return to prove they’re the headless kings of swamp metal with their Pray for Death LP.

Album Premiere: False Gods – No Symmetry … Only Disillusion

October 14, 2020

Thou shall bear witness to New York’s False Gods singular debut full-length. Hear No Symmetry … Only Disillusion in its entirety right here.

Album Premiere and Interview: Empress – ‘Premonition’

September 30, 2020

Vancouver post-metal project Empress achieves sonic catharsis on their debut LP, Premonition. Listen to the exclusive stream now.

Album Premiere: Bosphorus – ‘Slow Burn’

September 22, 2020

Scottish post-hardcore sludgians Bosphorus slowly and carefully lower their massive, ground-shaking debut album Slow Burn.

Ontario doom-duo Vile Creature host interactive record-release concert tonight!

August 14, 2020

Glory, Glory! The Vile Creature interactive live stream adventure/performance goes TONIGHT!

Video Premiere: Primitive Man – ‘Consumption’

August 14, 2020

Denver death-sludge trio Primitive Man release an unsettling new video for “Consumption.”

Video Premiere: ZYCLOPS – “Ghost”

July 30, 2020

Watch the debut video from Texas sludgelords ZYCLOPS.

Track Premiere: Unruly – “Unruly Family”

July 21, 2020

Featuring members of Meth Drinker, New Zealand sludge fiends Unruly leave your ear drums feeling like ground meat with their new single “Unruly Family.” Unruly’s self-titled LP is out July 31st from Sludgelord Records.

Full Album Stream: Worship – “Tunnels”

July 15, 2020

Let the volume of Worship‘s Tunnels wash over you.

Five Must-Hear Sludge Releases from 2020

June 22, 2020

We’re all doomed, so enjoy a selection of Decibel‘s fave new sludge albums for 2020.

Video Premiere: Of Wolves – “Mens Rea (Izaguf)”

June 4, 2020

Noisy Chicago-based sludge/hardcore trio Of Wolves premiere their new aversion therapy-style video for “Mens Rea (Izaguf)” from their forthcoming new album, Balance.

Track Premiere: Vile Creature – ‘When the Path is Unclear’

May 28, 2020

Vile Creature embrace uncertainty with new track “When the Path is Unclear.”

Track Premiere: KYOTY continue The Isolation Project with “Faith”

May 27, 2020

New Hampshire duo KYOTY have been defeating quarantine by writing an entirely new pensive post-metal song each week. Listen to “Faith” as they continue their amazing series The Isolation Project.

Full Album Stream: Tithe — “Penance”

May 13, 2020

Brace yourself. Portland, Oregon’s Tithe is about to drag you into the death-grind tarpits.

Fudge Tunnel Release Live Album of 1993 Sets

May 12, 2020

Hear late U.K. noisemongers Fudge Tunnel captured at the height of their abrasive powers live in 1993.

Video Premiere: -(16)- – ‘Me and the Dog Die Together’

May 5, 2020

Who’s a good boy? Who’s a good boy? The new -(16)- video is! The new -(16)- video is!

Album Premiere: Keverra – ‘Keverra’

April 29, 2020

Get crushed by the debut full length of calculated and atmospheric sludge from Los Angeles trio Keverra.

Full Album Stream: Cyttorak – ‘Simultaneous Invocation Of Apocalyptic Harbingers’

April 29, 2020

Rhode Island bruisers Cyttorak summon beasts from distant worlds on their new slab of slowerviolence Simultaneous Invocation Of Apocalyptic Harbingers.

Demo:listen: Deplorable

April 3, 2020

This week’s Demo:listen buckles under the weight of cruel Costa Rican sludge doom punishers Deplorable.