blackened sludge metal

Naga signs with Spikerot Records and announces new album “Void Cult Rising”

Spikerot Records is thrilled to announce the signing of the Italian Blackened Doom monster Naga. The Naples-based three-piece is deeply grounded in the sulphurean atmosphere of their land and known to deliver a great amount of distortion, heaviness and nihilism. The band’s new album will be the third full-length after the fortunate “Hen” and “Inanimate” and it’s due to be unleashed in November 2019 under the name of “Void Cult Rising”.

1914 release lyric video for “Arrival. The Meuse-Argonne”

Ukrainian WWI experts 1914 will re-release their breakthrough album “The Blind Leading the Blind” on Napalm Records on May 31st, 2019! The album quickly sold through its initial pressing and is out of print now.

With their unique blackened death/doom metal sound, 1914 leads you back in one of the darkest chapters of the last century - they breathe The Great War!

Glassing to release new studio album “Spotted Horse” on May 17th 2019

Cold sand on a barren coastline. Spectral blackness. Godless nights. The calmness of undisturbed water. The illusion of belonging. Death as a gift. These are but a minute illustration of the vast array of themes and explorations deliberated upon by Austin, Texas-based trio Glassing on their sophomore opus “Spotted Horse”.
 

1914 sign with Napalm Records

Ukrainian WWI experts 1914 join the Napalm Family! With their unique blackened death/doom metal sound, 1914 leads you back in one of the darkest chapters of the last century - they breathe The Great War!

Strongly influenced by genre pioneers like Bolt Thrower and Entombed, 1914 have already released two full length albums, “Eschatology of War” (2015) and “The Blind Leading the Blind” (2018), which making them one of the most talked about newer bands in the genre. From now on they are part of the Napalm roster!

Asthma Castle to release debut full-length album “Mount Crushmore” on March 15th 2019

Debilitating stoner metal/sludge collective Asthma Castle - featuring drummer Adam Jarvis (Pig Destroyer, Misery Index, Scour), the twin guitar attack of Justin Ethem (Integrity touring guitarist) and Cameron Smith (Passage Between, Crawler), vocalist Zach Westphal (ex-J.

Bellrope to release debut album “You Must Relax” on February 22nd 2019

Exile On Mainstream confirms the February release of “You Must Relax”, the debut album by Germany’s high-volume doom dealers, Bellrope, the band which has ascended from the ashes of Black Shape Of Nexus.

Raised on a diet of doom, noise, and crust punk, thriving in the international DIY/squat communities, Bellrope is a band who dubs their sound as, “the total absence of tonal sanity”.

Woorms to release debut album “Slake” on January 18th 2019

Sludgelord Records is thrilled to announce the signing of the Baton Rouge-based colossus, Woorms, for the release of their debut album “Slake” this January.
 
Formed in 2017 in Louisiana and featuring guitarist/vocalist Joey Carbo, bassist John Robinson, and drummer Aaron Polk, Woorms has been delivering a devastating and brutal mélange of riffs and noise-rock righteousness on the precipice of significance for some time.