Rock / Heavy Metal

Meet Your Maker with Monolord's Doom-Sludge Destroyer 'Vaenir'

Gothenburg’s Monolord are set to detonate Vaenir, a sludge-doom offering with guitars like chainsaws, bringing to mind Matt Pike’s epic tone on The Art of Self-Defense. The massive, ten-ton brick of a record relies on a blues groove though, and not long-stroke, droning nonsense. Heavily treated melodic vocals bring to mind Ozzy during “Planet Caravan,” […]


Rock / Heavy Metal

The Only Rule is Cool At Australia’s Best Punk Label

This article originally appeared on Noisey Australia. Image: Carmen Suarez Power’s “Slimy’s Chain” perfectly captures the feel and attitude of their Melbourne label Cool Death records. Taken from their upcoming LP, Electric Glitter Boogie, the track featuring a strutting kick and Nathan Williams surly snarl, represents the tough Aussie punk and non-bullshit style and approach […]


Rock / Heavy Metal

Watch the Skuzzy Video for Never Young's "Like a Version"

After delivering a self-titled EP full of deliciously messy DIY guitar earlier this year, Bay Area punks Never Young are premiering their video for their first single "Like a Version." And, well, it rules. Basically, the clip features three scenes on repeat: a pale naked dude in a bathtub with a facemask on, a burning manneiquin, and a demon-esque hand grabbing […]

Rock / Heavy Metal

PREMIERE: The OBGM's Video for "Torpedo" Blasts Through You Like a … Something

By now you’ve probably heard us mention Toronto punk rock quartet, The OBGM’s and how prone they are to instrumental carnage on top of their energetic live sets. If not, consider this your introduction as the band drop off their new video “Torpedo.” Directed by Ryan Enn Hughes, the visuals are a showcase in barely contained madness as […]