Style: Free Sludge, Post-Metal
Vibe: Heavy, Cathartic, Murky, Aggressive, Surreal, Complex, Epic, Primal, Abstract, Powerful
Musical Qualities: Dissonant, Noisy, Collective Improvisation, Growling Vocals, Progressive Structures, Odd Time Signatures, Fuzzy Riffs, Dynamic, Reductionism
The sludge oozing out of this record is so toxic that all traces of metal have nearly disintegrated, and the fumes cause nightmarish hallucinations to any who inhale.
Style: Free-Sludge, Avant-Metal, Free Improvisation
Vibe: Primal, Murky, Aggressive, Hallucinogenic, Cathartic, Complex
Musical Attributes: Collective Improvisation, Dissonant, Noisy, Progressive
Originally released in 2004 on Ipecac Robotic Empire Reissue (2005) Format: LPx2
Originally released in 2003 on Diwphalanx 2019 Third Man Reissue Format: LP
Released in 2014 on RVNG International Format: LP
Originally released in 2004 on Relapse Records 2014 pressing on Oxblood vinyl Format: LP
Originally released in 2005 2006 Southern Lord Reissue Format: LPx2, Pink vinyl Includes 3 sheets of blotter paper
Released in 2014 on Sargent House Format: LPx2, marbled grey vinyl
On their debut long-player, the Houston quartet explores apathy, disconnectedness and the loss of relationships through their sludgy post-hardcore.
For fans of These Arms Are Snakes, Drive Like Jehu, Unwound
The apocalyptic sounds of spiritual warfare.
Album Information: Originally released in 1999 as Jerusalem on London Records, and then in 2003 as Dopesmoker on Tee-Pee Records. … More
Sludgy drone-metal with heavy, feedback-laden guitars, sparse but viscerally pounding drums, and cathartic, impassioned vocals.
FFO Neurosis, Swans, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Sunn O)))