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Netherlands

Having a doomy, eclectic, and technically masterful make of punk-addled hard rock and roll using what they explain as “nods towards the dirtbag rituals of ’70s rock, the grandeur of ’80s arena rock and roll, as well as the crunch of ’90s post-hardcore”, N.Con.C. trio Netherlands may be the brainchild …

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Lody Kong

A hard-hitting sludge/thrash/punk-metal clothing based away of Phoenix, Az, Lody Kong was founded by brothers Igor and Zyon Cavalera (the sons of Soulfly frontman Maximum Cavalera) in 2011 following the dissolution of their metalcore music group Mildew Breaker. Enlisting help from regional players John Bauer (business lead acoustic guitar) and …

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So Pitted

Mixing sludgy post-punk with experimental, grunge-kissed sound rock and roll, Seattle-based trio So Pitted had been formed out of the shared love for rings like Trend Against the device, Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inches Nails, as well as the Mars Volta. Constructed around the skills of multi-instrumentalists Nathan Rodriguez, Liam Downey, …

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Music Blues

Sludgy and powerful, Music Blues may be the single task of Harvey Dairy bassist Stephen Tanner. Having split up with his partner, Tanner discovered himself sticking to fellow Harvey Dairy member Creston Spiers, with whom he was said to be working on brand-new materials for the renowned art-sludge outfit. Rather, …

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Mantar

A German power duo that focus on an unholy amalgamation of gnarly, punk-infected doom metallic and punishing dark metal, Mantar may be the brainchild of Hamburg denizens Hanno Klärhardt (guitar, vocals) and Erinç Sakarya (drums). Founded in 2012 by both longtime close friends, the music group cite early Melvins, Darkthrone, …

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Hunters

Brooklyn’s grungy rockers Hunters revolve around core members (and couple) Izzy Almeida and Derek Watson. Despite completely different backgrounds — Almeida spent her formative years between Albuquerque and Rio de Janeiro, while Watson was raised near Philadelphia and visited wrestling matches along with his dad — the set bonded over …

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Oozing Wound

Having a caustic mixture of crossover, thrash, NWOBHM, and sludge, Chicago’s Oozing Wound may be the brainchild of Zack Weil (guitar, vocals), Kevin Cribbin (bass), and Kyle Reynolds (drums). All three people have ties towards the Windy Town sound/experimental punk picture, having used underground works like Cacaw, ZATH, and Poor …

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Big Ups

Shaped in Brooklyn, NY this year 2010 — following Joe Galarraga (vocals), Amar Lal (guitar), Carlos Salguero, Jr. (bass), and Brendan Finn (drums) fulfilled while learning a technology training course at NY College or university — Big Ups originally began being a witty punk clothing, but after recognizing that particular …

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Full of Hell

Located in Ocean City, Maryland, and central Pennsylvania, Filled with Hell are an American power-violence group whose sound runs from blistering grindcore to brutal sludge steel, with endeavors into experimental noise. The group was founded in ’09 2009 by Dylan Walker (vocals, consumer electronics), Spencer Threat (electric guitar), David Bland …

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Kowloon Walled City

Area of the emerging new influx of noise rock and roll, San Francisco’s Kowloon Walled Town take the audio pioneered by rings just like the Jesus Lizard and Unsane and press it all into new measurements of heaviness. With a method structured around detuned, impossibly heavy guitars and a bottomless …

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