Tag Archives: Sludge Metal

Metal Review: Mountain of Wizard – Casting Rhythms and Disturbances (2015)

Mountain of Wizard - Casting Rhythms and Disturbances

New Orleans-based instrumental quartet Mountain of Wizard, who feature within their ranks members of EyeHateGod, Classhole and Mystick Krewe of Clearlight, formed in 2008, but are just starting to get a name for themselves. If you ever wanted to hear what the bastard child of Down and ZZ Top in an instrumental version, Mountain of

Metal Review: Bevar Sea – Invoke the Bizarre (2015)

Bevar Sea - Invoke the Bizarre

Bangalore, India’s doom/sludge band Bevar Sea is back with their sophomore effort, Invoke the Bizarre, three years after their successful self-titled debut. With their most recent effort, the band has shown a level of maturity that some bands with 10 years under their belts have yet to attain. The band has been together since 2007,

Metal Review: Behold! The Monolith: Architects of the Void (2015)

Behold! The Monolith: Architects of the Void

Los Angeles doom/sludge metal band Behold! The Monolith is back with their third album, Architects of the Void. The band seems to have matured their sound since their latest offering and have more of a unique sound than previously. The band has often been compared to Judas Priest in a few ways, but they have

Metal Review: Godhunter: City of Dust (2014)

Godhunter City of Dust

Tucson, Arizona sludge metal newcomers Godhunter will be releasing their debut LP, “City of Dust” on February 18, 2014 on CD and digital download. They will bring their demonic sludgy riffs to the masses with this release and fans of bands like EyeHateGod and Kyuss will love this album. “City of Dust” opens with Despite

Kirk Windstein Leaves Down to Concentrate on Crowbar


Kirk Windstein posted the following on twitter: “For months now I have been posting that I am concentrating on Crowbar 100% FULL TIME… 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of Crowbar and it’s a great feeling to put my heart and soul into something that I created so long ago. We are entering the studio 12/16

EyeHateGod Announces New European Tour Dates

New Orleans’ EyeHateGod will take their show overseas this Summer on a romp through Europe. The dates will kick off on July 19, 2013 in Warsaw, Poland and will conclude August 20, 2013 in Toulouse, France. Confirmed dates are included below. In related news, the band will make an appearance at Philip Anselmo’s first annual

Metal Review: Primitive Man – Scorn (2013)

Denver’s Primitive Man has released one of the most despair-filled pieces of work that I have heard in a long time. If you are looking for a sludgy doom metal release that challenges you mentally, then Primitive Man’s Scorn is just that release. I will warn you that there is a possibility of Scorn consuming

Metal Review: Zatokrev – The Bat, the Wheel and a Long Road to Nowhere (2012)

I feel left out now. I had not heard anything from Zatokrev before getting the promo from Candlelight Records and now I feel like I have been left out for a while. With the release of The Bat, the Wheel and a Long Road to Nowhere (quite the mouthful), Switzerland’s doom/sludge metal band Zatokrev is