Obsidian depths and suffocating forlornness reign.
A pestilent brute of aural decimation.
Powerful melody and spacious soundscapes stacked on sludgy hardcore riffing.
Our latest album review variety episode where we dissect some frigid black metal, murky death-doom, progressive sludge, and Dark Souls-inspired black metal.
POUND’s style is a caustic amalgam of doom, grindcore, d-beat, djent, mathcore, sludge, and a smattering of other genre textures. While this blend of sounds on the surface may sound like a trainwreck, the duo effortlessly weaves the core essence of each genre into a rather novel tone.
Tårn delivers on so many fronts: it’s groovy, it’s heavy, and it’s catchy, a winning combo. Though Ruff Majik has never been as heavy as to be labeled a doom metal act, with each album they grow darker and more brooding and their sound here is a far cry from the stoner rock sounds heard on their debut, The Bear.
Where some music reflects on loss, Part Island embodies it and causes nostalgia to well up in your throat
Sulphur English is utterly sullen and crushing, yet simultaneously intoxicating, triumphant, and revitalizing. It latches onto an ancient strand of DNA residing in each of us. And it strives to ignite a smoldering flame to illuminate an ancient path we have strayed.
Featuring 45 artists across the genres of death, black, and sludge metal, noise, crust, ritual ambient, and neofolk.
It’s Bullhead, bitch.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the album Lysol by the Melvins.
In episode forty-one, Rich and Evan of Providence-based sludge brigade, Cyttorak, discuss the band’s formation, their tonal evolution, and how they channel the auras of the old United States land upon which they reside.