Sludge

Video Premiere: Hush – “There Can Be No Forgiveness Without the Shedding of Blood”

May 19, 2022

Hush‘s noisy, sludgy post-metal horror-show provides the appropriate soundtrack for the bleakness of their new video

Album Premiere: MNRVA – ‘Hollow’

May 18, 2022

South Carolina sludge trio MNRVA summon black skies with their doomy debut LP, Hollow. Live deliciously and listen early.

Demo:listen: Nembutal Sleep

May 17, 2022

This week Demo:listen gets knocked out by Swedish sludge/hardcore punk duo Nembutal Sleep.

Video Premiere: Shovel – “I. The Void”

May 2, 2022

Berlin-based sludge and post-metal heavyweights Shovel are gearing up for the release of their self-titled, debut album, which drops on May 27 via Argonauta Records. Watch the video for single “I. The Void.”

Album Premiere: Pyreship – ‘Light is a Barrier’

April 20, 2022

Texan post-metal sludgelords Pyreship traverse doomed skies on their stunning sophomore LP, Light is a Barrier.

Video Premiere: WOORMS – ‘Quiet As Isaac’

March 28, 2022

Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based trio WOORMS unveils their third LP, Fatalismo, this spring, and they’re giving us a teaser right now with the video for “Quiet As Isaac.”

Track Premiere: Come to Grief – ‘Life’s Curse’

March 8, 2022

Hear doom heavyweights Come to Grief unleash the first single form their debut full-length album, When the World Dies, out May 20, via Translation Loss.

Demo:listen: Scum Sedition

March 1, 2022

Maryland death-sludge crew Scum Sedition absolutely destroy this week’s Demo:listen.

Track Premiere: Cavernlight – “As I Cast Ruin Upon The Lens That Reveals My Every Flaw”

February 16, 2022

Wisconsin doom crushers Cavernlight return for the first time in five years with the title track to new LP, As I Cast Ruin Upon The Lens That Reveals My Every Flaw.

Video Premiere: Ritual Earth – “Free From My Vessel”

February 8, 2022

Hear Philly psych doom quartet Ritual Earth channel some serious early ’90s Seattle and Kyuss vibes on this drop-tuned grinder.

Track Premiere: Bayht Lahm – “Valientes Sin Armas, Sociedad Sin Miedo”

December 15, 2021

Hear New Jersey blasters Bayt Lahm debut a new single addressing political unrest in Colombia.

Video Premiere: QAALM – “Existence Asunder”

December 1, 2021

Los Angeles funeral sludge newcomers QAALM release a video for their crushing first single, Existence Asunder. Debut album coming March 2022.

Album Premiere: Swamp Coffin – ‘Noose Almighty’

November 24, 2021

UK executioners Swamp Coffin pair NOLA sludge noise with doom and hardcore on their debut LP, Noose Almighty.

Full Album Stream: Churchburn – Genocidal Rite

November 2, 2021

Listen to an exclusive stream of Churchburn‘s Genocidal Rite and pick up a copy of the album now through Translation Loss Records ahead of its release this Friday.

Fight Fire With Fire: ‘Crowbar’ vs. ‘Take as Needed for Pain’

October 28, 2021

It’s the ultimate sludge showdown as we pair off Crowbar‘s self-titled album and Eyehategod‘s Take as Needed for Pain in today’s Fight Fire With Fire.

Album Premiere: Holy Death – Separate Mind from Flesh

October 28, 2021

Unimaginable devastation awaits on Las Vegas-based death-doom clobberers Holy Death’s debut LP, Separate Mind from Flesh, streaming now, exclusively, right here.

Video Premiere: Blistering Joy – ‘Funeral for the Death of My Dreams’

October 5, 2021

Chaotic hardcore band Blistering Joy release video for “Funeral for the Death of My Dreams.”

Album Premiere: Tumba de Carne – ‘Decatexis // Perpetuo Altar’

September 22, 2021

Argentinian newcomers Tumba de Carne emerge from the tomb with five meaty and mighty cuts of discordant death madness on Decatexis // Perpetuo Altar.

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.