Sludge

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Stream Grinding Sludge Fiends Secret Cutter's Ferocious New Album

Listen to 'Quantum Eraser,' the Pennsylvania trio's highly anticipated (and absurdly heavy) sophomore LP.
Kim Kelly
7.5.18
Holy Shit

Straight Outta NOLA: New 'Crescent City Carnage' Comp Highlights New Orleans' Heavy Underground

These 10 underlooked NOLA bands come crawling out the bayous of the Dirty South and onto your turntable.
VICE Staff
9.6.16
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PREMIERE: Grave Lines' Miserable Debut 'Welcome to Nothing' Offers Every Shade of Doom

Stream the genre-bashing debut from London heavies Grave Lines.
Kim Kelly
8.25.16
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Angry Gods Drag Us Out to 'The Clearing' to Do God Knows What with Us

Stream the searing new album from these Chicago sludgecore demigods.
Gary Suarez
8.11.16
festivals 2016

Woah, This Metal Festival Is So Extreme! But What Is an "Extreme" Music Festival?

Would It just be dudes in Slayer T-shirts? Or would someone castrate my balls and shove a rusted nail up my ass? I went to Hellfest, Europe's most "extreme" festival, to find out.
7.8.16
Interviews

Big Business Are Still Wise, Still Silly, and Still Not a Sludge Band

Stream their surprisingly dark new record, 'Command Your Weather' (out July 8 via Joyful Noise Recordings).
Cat Jones
6.29.16
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Chaos Compliments Beauty in Jackal Onasis' New "You Should Listen To Your Nurse (No Sleep)”

Hear a track from their extremely lush EP 'Big Deal Party.'
John Hill
6.13.16
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Body Void's New Album, 'Ruins,' Is a Monolith of Sludge, Doom, and Despair

Stream the Bay Area trio's wretchedly heavy debut (out 6/16 on Transylvanian Tapes).
Kim Kelly
6.9.16
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PREMIERE: Herder's New Album 'Fergean' Is a New High for Dutch Doom

Herder is still harder.
VICE Staff
6.9.16
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PREMIERE: Noise Rock and Sludge Coalesce on The Glorious Rebellion's 'Euphoric' New LP

The Orlando trio sounds like like Acid Bath on a Jesus Lizard trip, and you can listen to the whole damn thing right here, right now.
Noisey Staff
4.8.16
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Explore the Power of Myth on Black Cobra's New Video for “Eye Among the Blind"

The Bay Area sludge duo share some heavy lifting with Sisyphus in a new Zev Deans-directed clip.
Jamie Ludwig
4.8.16
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Dive Into a Watery Grave with Sourvein's New Album, 'Aquatic Occult'

These Southern sludge stalwarts reveal that they've got some new tricks (and killer guests) up their sleeves on their Metal Blade debut.
Noisey Staff
4.6.16
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