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,” […]