Sludge

Fistula – Vermin Prolificus Review + Stream

Perhaps it is because of the highly publicized pollution of Lake Cuyahoga where Akron, Ohio’s Fistula have emerged from, which results in this contaminated, disease-ridden release labeled Vermin Prolificus. On the altar for review this time around is a 7 song release;

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Unreal!!! Craang – To The Estimated Size of the Universe Review + Stream

I just fucking love psychedelic stoner rock. It is so much fun listening to albums that are heavy, trippy and have a fair bit of improvisation in there to make things a bit more interesting. And that is exactly the

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Today Is The Day
“Animal Mother” Review

One could say it was either Today Is The Day or Neurosis who started what we could call avant-garde metal, but I will say Today Is The Day and Today Is The Day only. Neurosis were fed up with metal and

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CVLT Nation’s Label Spotlight:
Grimoire Cassette Cvlture

Conviction, Passion, Spot on Aesthetic, A Keen Ear and Prolific are some of the words that come to my mind when I think of the Grimoire Cassette Cvlture label. When I listen to his roster of bands, I can not

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Pharaoh – Negative Everything Review + Full Stream

As wind-swept autumn hits its stride and with the icy fingers of winter waiting in the wings, it’s important to have a record to listen to that suits the seasons. A record that matches the bleakness of the winter months;

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Secret Cutter S/T Review + Full Stream

Hailing from Bethlehem, PA, Secret Cutter christened early 2014 with their sleeper hit of a self-titled debut LP. Their sole release following their 2009 EP, If You Don’t Hate Yourself You Aren’t Paying Attention, Secret Cutter drenches their songs in

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Old Man Gloom – The Ape Of God Review + Footage

The titans of drone and sludge metal known as Old Man Gloom have returned to offer up yet another audio sacrifice with their latest release The Ape of God. A fitting follow up to their previous album No, which marked

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Devastating DOOM:
IRN – “Sewer Disease” Review + Stream

Fucking SEWER DISEASE…. Can you possibly go wrong? With a title like this, what do you think is about to crawl into your ears? SLUDGE. Walls of disgusting Sabbath worship gone all fucking wrong. Total sonic gangrene. Total revolting musical

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Suffering Luna with The Astronaut King/Suffer the Storm
Split Review + Stream

Suffering Luna go a long way back. The psychedelic hardcore band was formed back in the ‘90s but has not been very active. They released a couple of split albums, one with sludge/crust overlords Dystopia and the other with Gasp,

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