The Sixth Extinction features 33 minutes of sludgy death metal. Think of a cross between Crowbar and Bolt Thrower and you’ll not be too far off from where Nadir operate. There’s also a touch of Obituary, Coffins, Incantation, and High on Fire here and there. Continue reading
Forming the Void open the split with a single six and a half minutes of pleasant and personable modern progressive stoner metal. Continue reading
You know that you can never, ever have enough filthy, ugly doom, right? I mean, it’s just not possible.
Methistopheles is a colossal 62 minutes of feedback, Earth-shaking distortion, apocalyptic melodies, and throat-destroying vocals. And boy does it grab you and not let go until the bitter end. Continue reading
Ilsa are well-known around these parts for being prime suppliers of dirty, heavy, riff-driven kicking metallic sludge. 2015’s The Felon Claw and 2012’s Intoxicantations in particular were both huge, crushing records which still get regular rotation from yours truly. Continue reading
Baldam’s second album Pasung is a monstrous sludge metal beast that gets even better the louder you play it. It’s crushing, devastating stuff. It also has a core of well-written music at its dark heart, obscured by waves of thick grimy distortion and evil vocals. If you’re a fan of heavy, filthy music then this is one that you need to check out as a priority.
Founder Grahm Reynolds lets us into the world of Beldam, what makes the band tick and how energised he is at the moment… Continue reading
Although classed as an EP, there’s still 29 minutes of material here to sink your teeth into.
I’ll say it straight away – Reminiscence is a massively enjoyable release. Continue reading
2014’s Bicephaale stood out with its unusual delivery and incorporation of non-black metal sub-genres. As such, when TRINNNT was unleashed, I knew I had to expose myself to the ravages of the band’s virulent plagues once more. Continue reading