Tag Archives: sludge

Amplified: Pulpo Negro

Posted by on April 15, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected]. Hailing from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pulpo Negro (Spanish for “Black Octopus,” quite brutal) are absolutely swinging for the fences on their debut record, El Arte de Matar.(“The Art Of Killing”) These guys should hang out with Crowbar, […]

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Amplified: Song premiere from Colombian Necktie

Posted by on July 31, 2014

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected]. For our inaugural Amplified column, we bring you Los Angeles’ sludge merchants Colombian Necktie. The quintet’s debut full length, Twilight Upon Us, will be out next month, but we’re debuting the song “Sleepwalking” today. The song […]

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Dissident Aggression: Taking A Riff Ride With Zolle

Posted by on May 10, 2013

Do you like riffs?  Big, meaty, nasty, sludgy, riffs?  Riffs that make you want to punch holes in random walls and possibly even faces?  Then Italy’s Zolle might become one of your new favorite bands very quickly. Zolle are a two-piece outfit from the backwoods of Italy. (Who knew Italy had “backwoods” and “rednecks”?!?  At […]

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Dissident Aggression: The Body Deliver an Auditory Apocalypse

Posted by on May 3, 2013

Various groups have been predicting the world’s demise and the demise of humanity for a long time.  It’s almost like clockwork.  However one day, possibly very soon, the doomsday theorists will become legit prophets.  Whether man destroys themselves through various modes of war and armament or Mother Earth decides to fight back and deliver some […]

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Dissident Aggression: 3 Songs, 2 Bands, A Whole Lot Of Awesome…

Posted by on April 12, 2013

Richmond, Virginia is one of those places that consistently, yet quietly, produces some amazing bands.  A visual list of all the artists that have emerged from the greater Richmond area over the last two decades would prove to be an impressive one on both the metal and punk circuits.  So it should really come as […]

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Dissident Aggression: Attending The ‘Sky Burial’ With Inter Arma

Posted by on March 15, 2013

There are people out there who would try to convince you that, in musical terms, everything has been done before.  They rest their case on the fact that there are only a certain amount of notes in this world and only so much you can do with them.  Clearly anyone who tries to argue this […]

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Dissident Aggression: Fuzzed Out With Bedroom Rehab Corporation

Posted by on January 31, 2013

Welcome to Dissident Aggression, where we sow the future, reap the present and highlight the past to bring you the underground of The Underground… Don’t read band bios prior to listening to an album.  Honestly, you don’t want any preconceived notions about a band or their music before you have a chance to formulate that […]

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Now For Something Completely Different: No Spill Blood

Posted by on January 18, 2013

As much as I love heavy music, I find that the genre as a whole can be difficult to find truly unique artists. There are always a gaggle of fresh bands with the same sound (See: New Wave of American Heavy Metal or Djent) while established bands are struggling to stay established by either following […]

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