Sludge

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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Pain Is A Warning…
TODAY IS THE THE DAY
BLACK TUSK,KEN MODE
Photo Essay

Late last month, the TODAY IS THE THE DAY tour rolled into Vancouver with their tour mates BLACK TUSK and KEN MODE. Our comrade in photography Ted Reckoning was on hand and captured the whole ballistic event. We are hyped

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Master, We Perish…
The Body EP Review + More

The Body are a band that one can really feel have a masterpiece brewing inside of them, an album that sees them transcend their previous material. The duo are not there just yet though, but their trajectory towards the destination

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Streaming New KYLESA Track
Vulture’s Landing

Huge, Driving, Percussive, Transcending and Ear Candy are some of the words that come to mind when I hear the new KYLESA track “Vulture’s Landing” from their upcoming album Ultraviolet that will be released May 28th via Season of Mist.

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