This is the second album from US doom/sludge band Low Flying Hawks.
This is doom/sludge with drone and shoegaze elements, featuring members of Melvins and Mr. Bungle. Continue reading
Owlcrusher are a blackened doom/sludge band from the UK and this is their debut album.
Here we have some truly ugly, colossally heavy music, the likes of which you don’t stumble upon too often. Which, for the listener’s sanity and well-being, is probably a good thing. Continue reading
Seeker are from the US and play grindcore/hardcore. This is their second album.
Now this is the stuff for those days when you just can’t seem to get going and you need a huge kick up the arse to get you moving. Seeker are the steel-toe capped boot. Continue reading
Zaraza are a doom/sludge band from Ecuador. This is their third album.
Zaraza play experimental industrial-tinged doom/sludge metal. Slow, dreary, and utterly without hope. Continue reading
No Funeral and Livid are both from the US and have joined up for this split release.
No Funeral are up first, offering two tracks lasting 19 minutes. I haven’t encountered No Funeral before, but their sludgy doom is so laden with Continue reading
Canyon of the Skull are an instrumental doom band from the US and this is their second album.
The Desert Winter contains one single track that lasts a whopping 37 minutes. Continue reading
Archelon are a post-metal/sludge band from the UK and this is a compilation of their first two EPs.
Archelon’s sound is one that mixes that of Knut and Neurosis with a decent helping of Isis, alongside a dash of Zao and old Mastodon. Continue reading
Livid are a doom band from the US and this is their debut album.
2015’s Sint was extremely enjoyable, and showed huge promise for the band for potentially great things for the future. Well, the future is now, and Livid have delivered. Continue reading
Poseidon are a UK doom band and this is their debut album.
This is 45 minutes of progressive doom/sludge brought to us by ex-members of the phenomenal Light Bearer. Continue reading
This is the second album from blackened hardcore band Wildspeaker.
After the revelation that was last year’s split with Cara Neir, (Guilt and His Reflection), I’m quite excited to get to experience some more material from this notable band. Continue reading