Articles tagged stoner metal

Melvins Man Talks ‘A Walk with Love & Death’, New Solo Venture

Dale Crover discusses the Melvins' willingness to break their own mold and what he and Charlie Watts have in common.

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7 Mar 2017 // 12:15 PM

The Bug Vs Earth - “Snakes Vs Rats” (Singles Going Steady)

Our first taste of the Bug and Earth's Concrete Desert possesses all of the tremendous, sludgy, doomy, dubby instrumental power one could hope for.

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SubRosa: For This We Fought the Battle of Ages

SubRosa's sound hasn't changed much on For This We Fought the Battle of Ages, but that doesn't mean it isn't getting stronger.

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Earthless + Harsh Toke: Acid Crusher / Mount Swan

This is psychoactive music for psychoactive times, and neither Earthless nor Harsh Toke falter in their mission to sing the words of the muse.

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18 Feb 2016 // 3:10 AM

Black Tusk: Pillars of Ash

Following the loss of longtime bassist/compadre Jonathan Athon, Black Tusk come roaring back with the final contribution by their fallen bandmate.

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Chron Goblin - “Give Way” (audio) (premiere)

The Western Canadian foursome return with a commanding new track.

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26 Aug 2015 // 1:00 PM

Sweat Lodge: Talismana

The Sword aren't the only Austin band capable of kicking up a little 4:20-friendly riffology

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Demon Eye: Tempora Infernalia

The North Carolina outfit unleashes a furious, heavy record, but don't let that fool you into thinking this is a one-trick pony.

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Blood and Thunder: Anathema Falls and Rises at Roadburn 2015

For a moment, Anathema looked like they would close out the 2015 Roadburn Festival on a completely flat note. Then they pulled off a comeback for the ages.

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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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16 Sep 2013 // 3:05 AM

Windhand: Soma

The Doom Metal version of the summer blockbuster is here!

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The Melvins: Everybody Loves Sausages

The Melvins' new collection of covers is less of a hit than a miss. The kings of sludge play at being jester!

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Cough / Windhand: Reflection of the Negative

This is the music that the Grim Reaper listens to as he pulls Bong rips through sludgy black water!

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New Keepers of the Water Towers: The Calydonian Hunt

In blending styles, this Swedish quartet has found a way to appeal to every stoner metal fan in some way. Whether they will actually make that possibility a reality is less certain.

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1 Dec 2010 // 9:57 PM

The Fucking Wrath: Terra Fire

The stoner-metal-hardcore crossover scene is growing rapidly, and The Fucking Wrath is one band in the crowd worth watching very closely.

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Valkyrie: Man of Two Visions

In the same style as other Southern-influenced metal bands, this Virginian quartet is taking a traditional approach to its music by channeling the forefathers of heavy metal, Black Sabbath.

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19 Apr 2010 // 10:00 PM

Cathedral: The Guessing Game

Cathedral's first double album splits the extremes of their sound onto each disc. The contrast shows listeners exactly what makes the band so unique.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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