Sludge

Amarok / Hell
Split Cassette Review

Look at the artwork that adorns this split release. It’s a forest or hillside that, at any other time would, have been a picturesque scene but here it is now, engulfed in a sea of flames, a conflagration that is

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ROADBURN 2013 Day 2

All photos & text by Luana Magalhães Amenra Arguably the most intense, harrowing performance of the whole festival, Amenra were pure catharsis – the outpouring of pain and anguish was evident in each blood-curding Colin Eeckhout scream and every resounding

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Get Doomed: Ensorcelor / Moloch
Split Review + Stream

Canadian blackened doom quintet Ensorcelor have teamed up with UK punk infused sludge act Moloch to create what could possibly be described as the greatest fucking thing to ever be created in the history of things that have ever been

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And The Goddesses…
Weave Wicked Spells
Zozobra Art by Glyn Smyth

Text & Art by Glyn Smyth When starting out on a work commission I’m always looking for new ways to tackle the subject matter. Whilst it’s always tempting to jump on the first or most obvious idea that springs to

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ROADBURN 2013 Day 1

All photos & text by Luana Magalhães The Black Heart Rebellion Roadburn kicked off strongly, with the Belgians’ emotional, passioned display, fully confirming all the great things they did with their second album ‘Har Nevo’.

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TRENCHES – FINAL RECORDINGS

For their all too brief but imposing lifespan, Trenches produced some of the most forward thinking heavy music to come out of Ireland in the past decade. The Galway band’s ton weight three guitar assault had its’ own field of

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Sixteen Tons Now Inhale…
WEEDEATER 4/14/12 Bongdelic
Fullset Now Showing!

4:20 is almost upon us, so I wanted to represent with a post from a band that always elevates my high: WEEDEATER. In 2012, they gave a bongadelic performance at Churchill’s in Florida and today we would like to share

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Beastwars – Blood Becomes Fire
Review + Exclusive Track Stream!

New Zealand’s Beastwars first came to my attention a little earlier this year due to the nonstop praise the wonderful Craig Hayes (Six Noises, Pop Matters, About.com Heavy Metal, Hellbound.ca) was giving this stoner driven quartet. New Zealand doesn’t have

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GRIME “Giving Up”

Come over here you dirty little bastard so I can wash your mouth out with some filthy new GRIME tracks. The Italian sludge merchants are back at it with their soon to be released album entitled Deteriorate, coming out via

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Lo! “Monstrorum Historia”

Maybe I’m a weirdo, but I believe inside of us exist all kinds of different emotions buzzing inside of our being, and this is what makes who we are. Sometimes you hear bands that take the same approach and organically

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