sludge metal Tag Archive

CONAN ” Existential Void Guardian” (Napalm Records 2018)

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Throughout twelve years of career, Jon Davies and CONAN rarely let the audience breathe, relentlessly releasing full-lengths, EPs, live and split records. It’s...

THC PREMIERE: Earth Ship new video “Whiplash”

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Forget about thrash and bullet belts: we like it filthy and muddy here. German sludge mongers EARTH SHIP are back with a killer new video for “Whiplash”,...

MANTAR “The Modern Art Of Setting Ablaze” (Nuclear Blast 2018)

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MANTAR : in Turkish, it means “mushroom”. Well, it doesn’t sound too heavy. A strange monicker for the prolific and rather intriguing German duo – who released...

DOPETHRONE “Transcanadian Anger” (Totem Cat Records 2018)

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Cackling right back at us again through the haze, like some kind of crazed witch astride a hot-rod fueled with liquid depravity, DOPETHRONE return with their fifth full length....

‘Till The Livin’ End: DESERTFEST LONDON 2018 Review – Day 1

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DESERTFEST LONDON, much like the music it showcases, is a formula. Every year you pack the same bag, hop on the same train or flight, see all those friendly and familiar faces...

DESERT STORM “Sentinels” (APF Records 2018)

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Not many bands can claim, having first gotten together in their formative years as mates at school, that more than ten years later they’ll still be powering away with five...

From rock to doom: the 30 coolest albums of 2017.

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We may be a bit late to the year-end list festival – slow and steady THC as always – yet it’s no less a resounding testimony of the incredible 2017 vintage we’re proudly...

BISON “You Are Not The Ocean You Are The Patient” (Pelagic Records 2017)

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Canada’s hairy, heavy-hitting beasties BISON are back! And they’re back as the plain and simple Bison, none of this Bison B.C. nonsense these days, which is nice for all...

IRON MONKEY “9-13” (Relapse Records 2017)

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Disclaimer: this review, as well as this record, are much likely to sweep away your idea of what violence actually sounds like. If you feel ready, then crank the volume up and...

Interview with UFOMAMMUT: “Jamming is the real secret.”

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Twenty years of crafting their sound with mind-crushing riffs and bewitching meanderings have led Italian trio UFOMAMMUT to stand at the forefront of the actual stoner/doom scene....