extreme sludge metal

Endless Forms Most Gruesome to release self-titled debut album on April 3rd 2020

Endless Forms Most Gruesome is a musical project consisting of Juuso Raatikainen (SwallowThe Sun) and Manne Ikonen (Ghost Brigade). General sound of the project can be described as muddy, sludgy and groovy. Lyrical themes are rooted to mental health issues and inner dialogues caused by them.
 

Ruinas to release debut album “Ikonoklasta” on March 20th 2020

Spikerot Records loves debuts and this one is nothing short of stunning!

Grinding Death Metal, sometimes dismal, sometimes punkish, sometimes sludgy, sometimes with a fuck off attitude! “Ikonoklasta” is an unforseen storm within Extreme Metal, created by the hand and soul of Rober, member of the deceased Death/Grind legends Machetazo, and Angel, both hailing from the remote Spanish region of Galicia.

Beggar to release full-length debut album “Compelled to Repeat” on April 3rd 2020

Emerging from the nihilistic quagmire of London, four-piece Beggar have announced their debut album “Compelled to Repeat” will be released on April 3rd, 2020, via APF Records.

Not so much unleashing their album as hurling it in frustration into the faces of the general public, Beggar propound a kind of sludge-meets-extreme-metal pandemic of tar thick riffs and groove, blasts, emotional vocal discharge and genre-bending brutality.

Grim Ravine to release new studio album “It’s A Long Way Down, To Where You Are” on March 27th 2020

Cited as one of the finest purveyors of extreme blackened doom to emerge from the UK and having firmly left their mark with 2015’s self-titled and 2017’s “The Light is from Below”, south coast quintet Grim Ravine, proudly reveal their latest opus “It’s A Long Way Down, To Where You Are”.

zhOra to release new studio album “Mortals” on March 27th 2020

From the vestibule of County Tipperary, Irish four piece ZhOra have been slowly but steadily forging a niche of their own with a stylistic approach to sludge and progressive metal close to near a decade. Today the band unveil the detailing toward their fourth release “Mortals”, which is undoubtedly their most honest and with that conceivably pivotal.

Orphan Donor to release new studio album “Old Patterns” on March 13th 2020

Allentown, Pennsylvania-based Orphan Donor - the brainchild of Jared Stimpfl, the explosive drummer of infamous sludge/hardcore trio Secret Cutter - has completed a new album, “Old Patterns”. Finalizing the new record for release in mid-March, the cover art, track listing, a brief trailer, and more have been issued.
 

Rage Of Samedi to release new studio album “Blood Ritual” on January 17th 2020

Raw, raging and larger than life riffs, deeply influenced by the Classic Doom of the 70s and early 80s to the modern Sludge scene, German- based Rage Of Samedi have announced the release of their third album.

The “Blood Ritual” will be taking place on January 17th, 2020, in the mighty house of Argonauta Records, and will make no exceptions to take you into a brutal and bloody- good sounding ritual of a record!