Lethal Dose Of Sludge: COFFINS Finally Streaming Covers EP

Back in March Japan’s deathdoom annihilators Coffins released a EP of cover tracks and I was fucking pumped at this news. I have since not been able to get my filthy paws on this monstrosity and up until recently I thought it would never come within my grasp. Wellllllllllll lucky for me (and possibly you), Coffins Sewage Sludgecore Treatment is now available on Bandcamp to be streamed/purchased! Yay! Continue reading

Power Of The Riff Festival Adds Five To West Coast Lineup; Finalizes East Coast Lineup

Usually, my summer concert schedule consists of one or two small shows alongside my long attended usual death metal/deathcore summer fest, Summer Slaughter(starting SS 2008 and including all years except SS 2011 because of its horrid lineup). While the lineup for Summer Slaughter 2012 is certainly no laughing matter, with death metal heavyweights Cannibal Corpse co-headlining alongside prog death metal act Between the Buried And Me, my tastes have considerably shifted over the past year. My usual daily listening rituals of technical death metal and progressive metal have been largely replaced by the raw sounds of powerviolence, hardcore, grindcore, and occasional rap and electronic.

As such, I have decided to eschew my annual attendance of the Summer Slaughter fest in preference to the sickly all day Southern Lord Power of the Riff Festival West(Aug. 11). Boasting an already legendary lineup of some of my favorite bands including grindcore fathers Repulsion, sludge metal gods Noothgrush and hardcore/powerviolence act DNF, POTR: W has added yet another FIVE whopping acts Continue reading

Morning Jams: NOOTHGRUSH

Mornin’ folks. Last night I watched a show on Spike TV called Alternate History. Me being a history nerd, I was quite interested in this show. The debut episode was all about what the United States would be like if Hitler would have won WWII. Now, I am not a Nazi and I don’t have any interest in it aside from a purely historical nature. Well, I was going to make this mornings playlist a NSBM playlist but as it turns out, I don’t like that many NSBM bands, so I decided to just listen to Noothgrush. So yeah, my rambling at the beginning of this post meant absolutely nothing. If it did interest you, though, I highly suggest you check it out. Enjoy some Noothgrush.

~R. Gnarly//Dig It or Die.


Morning Jams: Sludge Mixtape

Good morning, folks! I apologize for the lack of updates over the weekend. I tried my hardest to post at least a few things every day, but it wasn’t easy. For one, it was a holiday, so not a lot of news was popping off and second, being that it was a holiday, I had shit to do. Well, the damn holiday is now over, and I have put together a fantastic playlist for all of you who are still working off your 4th of July hangovers. This morning’s playlist is sludge and nothing but. Filthy, dirty, stinkin’ sludge. So sit back and enjoy.

~R. Gnarly//Dig It or Die.

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