Articles tagged sludge metal

3 Nov 2015 // 1:15 AM

Blacklisters: Adult

Blacklisters are strong when their brand of noise rock resembles sludge metal. They aren't nearly so good when they do hardcore.

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29 Oct 2015 // 1:05 AM

Kylesa: Exhausting Fire

With Laura Pleasants and two live drummers, intentional or not, Kylesa truly have their unique selling point established.

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STATS - ‘Mercy’ (album stream) (premiere)

Sludge metal gets mighty weird awfully fast on this debut album. In the best way imaginable.

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Kylesa - “Lost and Confused” (audio) (premiere)

The new track by the Georgia band further refines their hybrid of heavy music and psychedelic rock.

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Serial Hawk - “Desolate” (audio) (premiere)

Underneath the brute force of the Seattle band's new track is a welcome level of introspection, thematically and musically.

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25 Feb 2015 // 2:06 AM

Torche: Restarter

On Restarter, Torche delivers the smoothest sludge.

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The Bug vs Earth: Boa / Cold

This collaboration between legendary producer the Bug (Kevin Martin) and legendary metal band Earth promises, fulfills, and then promises so much more.

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Weedeater: ...And Justice for Y’all

Thirteen years on this seemingly-derivative piece of sludge metal differentiates itself from less interesting acts with one thing: pure sonic filth.

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Ragnarök: 2013 Gloomy Awards: The Most Interesting Metal Albums of 2013

Every year a slew of great albums from the louder spheres are missed, misplaced, or overlooked on those end of year lists. Ragnarök's Gloomy Awards seeks to redress that imbalance.

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16 Sep 2013 // 2:05 AM

Windhand: Soma

The Doom Metal version of the summer blockbuster is here!

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//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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