Sludge

Full Album Stream: Trappist / Connoisseur – “Cross Faded”

September 8, 2021

Powerviolence vets and craft beer experts Trappist get Cross Faded with Oakland powerviolence quartet Connoisseur .

Fight Fire With Fire: ‘Vincebus Eruptum’ vs. ‘Population II’

August 26, 2021

For this Fight Fire With Fire installment, we go proto-metal and pit Blue Cheer and their 1968 debut Vincebus Eruptum, against the more obscure Randy Holden and his Population II.

Track Premiere: Planet of the Dead – “Pilgrim”

July 14, 2021

Blast into the deep cosmos with New Zealand stoner doom space travelers Planet of the Dead on their Kurt Vonnegut inspired single, “Pilgrim.”

Full Album Stream & Interview: HELLISH FORM – Remains

June 23, 2021

Listen to an exclusive stream of Remains and read an in-depth interview with Hellish Form‘s Willow Ryan and Jacob Lee now. Their album officially arrives tomorrow through Translation Loss.

Video Premiere: Mastiff – “Endless”

June 10, 2021

In need of a good crushing? The new song and video from the blackened sludge-core devotees in Mastiff will get that out of your system.

Album Premiere: Void Tripper – ‘Dopefiend’

June 9, 2021

Brazilian stoner sludge degenerates Void Tripper lure doom devotees with promises of Satan and drugs on their debut LP, Dopefiend.

Album Premiere: Hatesong – ‘Chapel Rats’

June 2, 2021

Indianapolis blasphemers Hatesong release their LP of blackened pestilence, Chapel Rats. Rest in power, DV Karloff.

Full Album Stream: Boss Keloid – “Family the Smiling Thrush”

May 31, 2021

British prog-sludge weirdos Boss Keloid reveal their most eclectic release yet, Family the Smiling Thrush.

Album Premiere: Vorvaň – ‘Awakened’

May 26, 2021

Russian hardcore/sludge outfit Vorvaň rise from slumber to release their bruising sophomore record, Awakened.

Track Premiere: Blue Ox – ‘Lesser Gods and the Science of Superstition’

May 17, 2021

Blue Ox dole out sludgy, metallic hardcore on “Lesser Gods and the Science of Superstition.”

Video Premiere: Horndal – ‘Rossen’

May 10, 2021

Swedish sludge purveyors Horndal tell the sad history and present day struggles of their hometown in a new interview and video for “Rossen.”

Track Premiere: Moanhand – “Endless Embrace”

May 3, 2021

Hear the latest slab of complex sludge metal from Moscow-based musical polymath Roman Filatov’s Moanhand project.

Video Premiere: Hvrt – “The Grief That Feeds The Night, Pt. 1”

April 26, 2021

Hear German riffmongers Hvrt bring the… well, you know, on their latest slab of blacked doom 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.