Tag: Sludge Metal

Nov 08

The Moth Gatherer – The Earth is the Sky

Swedish atmospheric doom/sludge metal band The Moth Gatherer returns with their second opus, The Earth is the Sky, further exploring the sound created on their 2013 debut, A Braight Celestial Light, resulting in what could be one of my favourite records for 2015.

Oct 24

Kylesa – Exhausting Fire

Exhausting Fire is American progressive/sludge trio’s seventh opus, and my first proper album from them. Over the years the band has consistently changed their styles, surprising listeners with each release. But will the band be able to meet up with the expectations that fans have placed upon them on Exhausting Fire?

Dec 22

Album Review: Usurpress – Ordained

Usurpress [Sweden] Ordained 2014 Full Length Doomentia Records Death/Sludge Metal Old school Swedish death metal has become saturated to a point where I experience a certain phobia when encountering new releases, fearing that it would just be another rehashing of Entombed/Dismember/Grave etc. But with Usurpress‘ 2012 debut full length garnering much attention from the metal world, …

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Aug 16

Album Review: Broozer – 12.04.12

Broozer [Australia] 12.04.12 2012 Full Length Grindhead Records Sludge Metal I half-expected an amateur-sounding brutal death metal band when looking at the gory, gruesome artwork on Broozer‘s debut full lenth, 12.04.12. But this Australian outfit’s musical style can’t be further from this initial expectation of mine. Instead, Broozer‘s 12.04.12 is 34 minutes of catchy, groovy sludge metal. Kicking off …

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May 21

Album Review: Graves At Sea/Sourvein – Graves At Sea/Sourvein

Graves at Sea/Sourvein [USA] Graves at Sea/Sourvein 2014 Split Seventh Rule Recordings Sludge/Doom Metal I first heard of Graves at Sea earlier this year with their last EP, This Place is Poison and was thoroughly impressed with it, particularly the innovation showed at the cover of Black Sabbath‘s Orchid/Lord of this World that they included on the EP. Hence, encountering …

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