Sludge

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.

Track Premiere: Mexican Werewolf – ‘The Last Days of Disco’

September 27, 2019

Chicago’s Mexican Werewolf slay violent smash‘n’roll. Check out this exclusive track premiere from their forthcoming debut album, Murder House.

Demo:listen: Turin Horse

September 20, 2019

This week Demo:listen introduces our readers to enigmatic German black doom sludgesmiths Turin Horse.

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!