Tag: blackened sludge metal

12 February 2024 / Metal

Verminthrone are one of the success stories of the last three years. Five men who look like they belong on a building site, the sludge quintet from Buckinghamshire played Bloodstock…

8 December 2023 / Metal
1 December 2023 / Metal

Nottingham’s Underdark might be the bleakest band in Britain. They use the searing hostility of black metal and the white-hot aggression of post-metal and look for melody in places where…

9 May 2023 / Metal

Brighton sci-fi sludge lords, Wallowing, are an unforgettable live act. Each band member wears a black beekeeper mask and trilby with a fluorescent green chest torch. Their artwork and lyrical…

1 May 2023 / Album of the Week
13 September 2022 / Metal

Italian noise extremists, Hierophant, are a unique band. They started as a metallic hardcore unit with their 2010 self-titled debut and continued with a form of blackened d-beat music up…

9 August 2022 / Metal
10 February 2022 / Metal

Directional is a mysterious solo project from Stockholm. The person behind the music values their anonymity over the need for recognition. Why put yourself in the limelight when you can…