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Inter Arma is a stunning example of how a band improves through time. Their debut album Sundown was in essence a raw diamond, something that the release of their latest EP The Cavern, originally written back in 2009 (before their debut album), established in the best of ways. Suspicions were

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Funeral Moth are, in their own words, an “extreme doom” band from the Kanazawa Prefecture of Japan, and Transience is their second album, released earlier this year on Weird Truth Productions on CD and coming soon on Throne Records on LP (pre-order here). Like most things coming from Japan, especially in the

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Sick, Twisted, Fucked up Filth, Unhingned Feral Wretched Ear-Puke – all of these words are flying around my skull as I listen to the new FANGE song “Roy-Vermine” from their upcoming LP PURGE. I must say that this band has fucking outdone themselves, because this record is an audio clinic on how sludge

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California’s sludge merchants -(16)- are back with a soon to be released LP entitled Lifespan of A Moth via Relapse Records. From what I can hear, these humans are not slowing down, but are getting heavier and groovier! Right here and now, I am blasting their new song “Landloper” and I can’t

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Here we go again with your favorite load of heavy shit coming out of Italy. It’s been a while since the last “Italy is Burning” chapter dropped, and in the meantime, the beloved homeland hasn’t ceased vomiting out some real quality fucking underground grime to torture your ears with, so

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I’m not surprised that one of America’s most vile and filthy sludge bands has come up with this maggot-infested visual! The new FISTULA video for their song “Morgue Attendant” is way fucking beyond gross and twisted. The disturbing things you are about to see go hand in hand with the

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It seems that the stars have aligned this summer as the titans of sonic devastation known as Sumac have returned. Their sophomore effort, entitled What One Becomes, saw its release on Thrill Jockey Records on June 10th. This latest chapter finds the trio of Aaron Turner, Nick Yacyshyn and Brian Cook further exploring

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Remember when French death metal/raw sludge aberration KARCAVUL released the Rawctaver demo back in 2012? It was a mind-blowing and crippling release that left deep and permanent wounds within our perception with its absolutely abhorrent and spiteful overload of seething hatred and omnipotent disgust. You can read our thoughts on it

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Initially formed in 2007, it may have taken a while Eleanora to get things going, but their 2014 releases proved that they belong to the great Belgian post-metal/hardcore/sludge scene. It is no coincidence that their first release was a split with fellow Belgian legends Amenra, and that it was in

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They say time heals all wounds. In the case of Richmond quartet Cough, time appears to have become the catalyst that feeds their demons and fuels their fire. Their experiences over the past decade have helped shape the band’s sound into the unequivocally monstrous, down-tuned behemoth that has finally returned

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What do we have here? A sonically ugly split between two bands that push the boundaries of music every time they create! Churchburn/Opium Lord have teamed up for this clinic in audio pain that is pure fucked ear-candy. I’m so fucking happy that we get to share these new tunes

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Today I read some pretty insane news that a bacterium resistant to the strongest antibiotics has been found in a woman from Pennsylvania, making this the first ever case on US soil after reports of such a “nightmare-bacterium” having been found in China. Since antibiotics are the only known way

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