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OCCULTATION - Silence In The Ancestral House

If KYLESA were influenced by Black Metal, it’s pretty likely that they would sound like this. Some of the songs really have that sludge feel to them, others reproduce that eerie atmosphere from their  58 more words


Review: Vattnet Viskar - Settler (2015)

Back when I was writing on the old(ish) blogspot version of this blog, I remember being sent the self-titled EP from Vatnett Viskar. It’s weird to think that that band is now getting so much hype (good or bad) – since a very few select bands who play black metal ever really touch mainstream consciousness in any sort of way. 745 more words

Album Review

Hope Drone - Cloak of Ash (Review)

Hope Drone are an Australian Post-Black Metal band. This is their début album.

Well this is a long one; 7 tracks across 77 minutes. Hope Drone don’t do things by halves it seems. 292 more words


Album Review: Possessor - "Stay Dead"

Writing anything terribly deep or profound about a four-song EP can be a tall order under normal circumstances, but with Possessor, it’s especially difficult. That kind of thing, those kinds of descriptions…they’re not really their bag. 310 more words


Watch a live stream of Torche's concert from JBTV Studios in Chicago

Today at 12:30 p.m. CT, Consequence of Sound is hosting an live performance from Torche at JBTV Studios in Chicago. The Miami, Florida sludge metal outfit will be supporting their latest LP, … 13 more words


Moanaa - Descent (Review)

Moanaa are an Atmospheric Sludge Metal band from Poland and this is their début album.

This is an interesting and multi-faceted release that combines elements of Sludge, Post-Metal and Progressive Metal together into an overarching framework of Atmospheric Sludge lasting just under 60 minutes. 181 more words


Live Review: Melvins at Chicago's Double Door (7/8)

Photography by Sasha Geffen

Of course the Melvins would be the best cover band in the world, infusing their maniacal sludge into anything that happened to pop into their minds for that evening’s setlist. 919 more words

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