Sludge

Track Premiere: Sorxe – ‘Dependence Day’

August 16, 2019

Stream a new banger from psychedelic sludge crushers Sorxe right now.

Retrospective: Mare’s “Mare”

August 1, 2019

Mare showed the world how experimental sludge and post-metal should be done with their only release, 2004’s self-titled EP.

Track Premiere: Ledge – ‘Hanged’

June 18, 2019

Ex-Weekend Nachos frontman returns with a new Ledge song and album.

Track Premiere: Pale Misery – “No Choice”

May 22, 2019

Louisiana crust fiends Pale Misery offer “No Choice” but to listen to their newest blackened ripper.

Track Premiere: Hex Machine – ‘Scimitar Blues’

May 14, 2019

Hex Machine fuse noise rock, sludge and Dischord-style punk on “Scimitar Blues.”

Track Premiere: Dark Numbers Go Off the Deep End with “Shallows”

May 9, 2019

“All of us come from very disparate places and try to create music somewhere in between all that.” Wrap your ears around the result, “Shallows.”

Full Album Stream and Interview: The Mound Builders

April 24, 2019

Indiana sludge rockers The Mound Builders celebrate ten loud years with their eponymous LP.

Track Premiere: Moros – ‘Every Day is Worse Than the Last’

February 28, 2019

Sludgy death/doom trio Moros reveal a demoralizing cut from their new album, Weapon.

Track Premiere: Miscarriage – ‘II’

January 23, 2019

Hear a new track from deranged goregrind/death-sludge duo Miscarriage.

Track and Video Premiere: Carrion Mother – ‘Schwarzschild’

December 5, 2018

German doom explorers Carrion Mother launch us into space’s pitch-black embrace in their new track, “Schwarzschild.”

Video Premiere: OHHMS – ‘Shambles’

October 22, 2018

Stream the latest single from grungy UK doom crew OHHMS right now.

Decibel Contributor Roundtable: What band have you seen most live?

September 26, 2018

Decibel contributors share the bands they’ve seen on stage most, from sludge icons Eyehategod to metal juggernauts Lamb of God.

Track Premiere: WOORMS – ‘Mouth is a Wound’

September 13, 2018

Got WOORMS? Check out the pulverizing new single from the Louisiana sludge punks.

Full EP Stream: Worst Ones – ‘Is It Worth It?’

September 13, 2018

Worst Ones delve into heavy sludge, goth, industrial, alternative and more on new EP Is It Worth It?

Mantar to Release Exclusive New Track via Decibel Flexi Series!

August 29, 2018

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Tuesday, September 4 to obtain a HIGHLY LIMITED Mantar flexi disc!

No Corporate Beer: Easy Evil

August 16, 2018

Alaska’s finest and funkiest brewery, Anchorage, pays tribute to Washington’s finest and funkiest stoner/doom trio, Mos Generator.

Full Album Stream: KITE – The All Penetrating Silence

June 6, 2018

Norwegian post-metal doom-bringers KITE loudly pursue a quiet place on their The All Penetrating Silence EP.

Video Premiere & Interview: Dopethrone – ‘Killdozer’

May 7, 2018

Stream a new song and read a new interview with Canadian sludge/doom heavyweights Dopethrone now.

Crawl/Leviathan Split: Spilling Tears Into the Forge of Hate

February 23, 2018

Check out the new split with Crawl and Leviathan for two equally horrifying takes on humanity’s nightmares.

Track Premiere: Beldam – ‘Carrion Feast’

January 10, 2018

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

Track Premiere: Clamfight – ‘Echoes in Stone’

January 3, 2018

In under eight minutes, New Jersey sludge rockers Clamfight craft an epic tale of one location’s historical and supernatural transformation in “Echoes in Stone.”

Track Premiere: BongCauldron’s ‘Bury Your Axe in the Crania of Lesser Men’

November 22, 2017

UK troublemakers BongCauldron bring the sludge and the fuzz in the skull-splitting premiere of “Bury Your Axe in the Crania of Lesser Men.”