Sludge

RABBITS & WHORES Cover The Cure…
Streaming Now!

I’m a fan of bands doing covers because the end result can be a total sonic surprise! Case in point: the new The Cure covers done by RABBITS & WHORES are off the freaking charts. RABBITS reworked “Give Me It”

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Take As Needed For Pain…
1998 EYEHATEGOD
Full Set Now Showing!

This is just too fucking sick: a full set of EYEHATEGOD from 1998! Get your fix on one of the gnarliest bands on the planet…Rest In Sludge Joey!

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CVLT Nation
Artist to Artist Interview
Orbweaver vs. Shroud Eater

Orbweaver interviews Shroud Eater Explain the origin of the band’s name. Jean: “Shroud Eater” is a term for an ancient Eastern European ghoul that would kill from inside its grave. A very early form of the traditional vampire. It was

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Thou – Heathen Album Review + Footage

Thou, in a relatively short space of time, have become a sort of doom metal royalty. Perhaps it’s because they have been unnaturally prolific throughout the years, churning out a couple of full-lengths but bridging the gaps with several EPs

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Heavy Heavy Heavy!
The Rotten to the Core Sonic Hell of GREY WIDOW. Review + Stream… Death.

Holy… fuckin’… shit. I sat down to listen to the self titled debut from GREY WIDOW, and I immediately started feeling an awful sense of unease and torment taking over my existence. I could feel maggots tunneling under my skin, my

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Web of Piss…IRON MONKEY
1998 Full Set Now Showing

I remember when I first heard Iron Monkey, I said damn, these motherfuckers are on that next shit! I have always been a fan of that dirty, crusty, rancid, blues-infected sound; it does something to my blood. While living in

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Crushed into Oblivion: LAMENT CITYSCAPE, New EP Now Streaming

A while back we talked about LAMENT CITYSCAPE, one of the bands led by Bay Area musician Mike McClatchey, and of how crushing and devastating this sludge-doom band is (read abut Mike, his bandmates and his various projects here). Well, the Oakland dudes

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
TOWERS “Hell”

Hold on, I just dropped a dose of sonic acid and smoked a huge bag of weird as fuck! Actually, I’m blasting the new album from Portland’s TOWERS entitled II that comes out on Feb. 11th via Eolian Empire. These

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Book Of Grief…
IRON HEEL Review

Austria might be famous for quite a few things in this world – mountains, delicious food and a weird dialect for example – but Doom Metal is not exactly one. However IRON HEEL hailing from the country’s capital Vienna have

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