Sludge

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.

Track Premiere: Witching – ‘Throes’

February 20, 2020

Listen to a blackened new song from sludge purveyors Witching.

Blades of the Brotherhood: An Interview with Hyborian

February 11, 2020

How Hyborian have managed to achieve the difficult-to-master balance of writing complex music within the confines of pretty traditional structures.

Video Premiere: Orphans of Doom – “New Ishtar”

January 31, 2020

Check out the video for the opening track “New Ishtar” off the new album from Kansas City psych sludgethrowers Orphans Of Doom.

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from ‘Doomed to Fail’ and an Interview With Author JJ Anselmi

January 16, 2020

Read our interview with Doomed to Fail author JJ Anselmi as well as an exclusive excerpt from the book.

Video Premiere: Left Behind – ‘Eternity of Empty’

November 13, 2019

Left Behind come face to face with threats of Hell on “Eternity of Empty.”

Full Album Stream: Mexican Werewolf – “Murder House”

October 25, 2019

Unhinged Chicago rockers Mexican Werewolf unleash their full length today. Hear in its entirety right here.

Full Album Stream: Alienatör – “Pariahs”

October 18, 2019

Check out the debut album from pugnacious Canadian sludge trio Alienatör.