Since forming in 2013 UK label Blackbow Records has continued to release music created and appreciated by those who worship tone and riffs. Now in 2021 they are set to continue this trend with a new split LP of pure heaviness from Belfast based, sludge-juggernauts Slomatics alongside the blistering and crushing sounds of Ungraven. With 3 new tracks from each band the split is set for release on 5th March.Continue reading UNGRAVEN & SLOMATICS ANNOUNCE NEW SPLIT EP
Heavily distorted and down-tuned sounds turn the legendary fields of the German Freak Valley Festival into madness. The undisputed masters of fantastical otherworldly sludgy doom, CONAN, will cast a spell on the listener and propel them straight into the crowd, captured in dust.
Three years after the release of the ferocious caveman battle doom masterpiece Existential Void Guardian, CONAN waves the flag of Pain again and releases Live At Freak Valley on March 12, 2021 via Napalm Records. After their 2013 live album, recorded at Roadburn festival, and the self-released Live At Bannermans, their third live album could not be recorded at a better place than Freak Valley Festival.
Hailing from Manchester, UK, Barbarian Hermit released their most recent album ‘Solitude and Savagery’ in 2018 on APF Records. Playing a heady mix of downtuned, fuzz-laden guitars they kicked out some of the raunchiest riffs in rock over elephantine grooves, the band created a sound that is as irresistibly catchy as it is crushingly heavy.Continue reading Barbarian Hermit share new sludge-doom epic, ‘Through The Periscope of the Deadly Sub’ Taken From RE-issue Of Debut Album ‘ONE’
HORSEHUNTER release “Day of Doom Live” , released on December 11th. The sludgy Australians’ album is now streaming in full at the links below:Continue reading HORSEHUNTER release “Day of Doom Live”
Black sludge metallers This Gift Is A Curse from Sweden premiere their new track and video for ‘Wolvking’. The song is taken from the forthcoming album “A Throne of Ash” out June 14, 2019 via label Season Of Mist.
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MARK DEUTROM, the prolific multi-instrumentalist from Texas, former MELVINS member, and NEUROSIS producer will reissue his stunning second full-length, ‘The Value of Decay’ (2011) in various physical formats on April 6th, 2018.
An introduction to this many-faceted record is provided by the heavy blues-rocking sludge buzzer, “Buried in the Jewel” at the link below.
‘The Value of Decay’ is also streaming in full through various services at the link below.