Tag: Sludge

Missing Pieces: The Best Of What We Missed In 2021 So Far, Volume 3

This is Part 3 of our 2021 Missing Pieces series, in which we offer praise to some great stuff we missed during the initial press cycles. Have a gander at Part 1 and Part 2

Slund – Slundanoid Review

Hey, man, is that one-man Slovenian sludge-grind? Well, turn it up… Until recently, my exposure to Slovenia’s Slund has been limited to their (his) half of a 2018 split with the ever-reliable Agathocles, whose unstoppable

Eyehategod – A History Of Nomadic Behavior Review

I’ve spent quite a lot of time revisiting Eyehategod in the past few weeks — more than I’ve listened to them in probably a decade, I must admit, and maybe longer. As I listen to

Black Sheep Wall – Songs For The Enamel Queen Review

[Cover art by Jeff Rogers] Various forms of the word punish show up in heavy music reviews on a regular basis. Considering it’s a style of music founded on distortion and noise that was created

Radiant Knife – The Body + The Ghost Review

[Cover art by Terry Grow] If I told you there’s a sludge band from Louisiana that you need to check out, you would probably assume they sound like Eyehategod, Crowbar, or perhaps Soilent Green. But

Unruly – Unruly Review

As a proud citizen of Aotearoa New Zealand, let me remind you that NZ’s tourist-poster image is mostly smoke and mirrors. Sure, we’re a relaxed, friendly, and socially liberal bunch down here, and we’ve got

In Crust We Trust: Vol 18

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 18. I promised I wouldn’t write any more long-winded introductions around here, which is a bit of a struggle given the world’s in flames and