25). Servers – “Leave With Us”
UK Sludge/Stoner Rock Band who impressed me with their Stadium Sized riffs. Fans of Mastodon, Baroness and Foo Fighters need to check this out now.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/03/servers-leave-with-us-album-review.html
24). Prosperina – “Harness-Minus”
Welsh Rock/Metal Collective who are very hard to describe. Parts Kyuss, Parts Isis and Parts Tool for one hard-rocking mix.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/09/prosperina-harness-minus-album-review.html
23). Witchrider – “Unmountable Stairs”
Newly signed to Truckfighters record label. These guys have it all. Passion, drive and a blistering debut album that will leave you with a warm fuzzy feeling inside.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/09/witchrider-unmountable-stairs-album.html
Another fantastic band from
to check out. If you're into Sabbath, Sleep, Mars Red Sky and Kyuss. Then venture into the world of Space Fisters. Heavy Psych/Stoner/Fuzz of the highest order. France
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/11/space-fisters-vol-1-album-review.html
21). Horsehunter – “Caged In Flesh”
A new name in total brutality.
's Horsehunter is a band to keep an eye on. Newly signed to Magnetic Eye Records. Listen to this record if you're feeling brave enough. Australia
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/10/horsehunter-caged-in-flesh-album-review.html
20). Karma To Burn – “Arch
Karma To Burn return with their best album in years. Arch
proves why Karma To Burn are the Kings of Instrumental Stoner Rock/Metal. Stanton
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/07/karma-to-burn-arch-stanton-album-review.html
19). OHHMS – “Bloom”
OHHMS debut album is 32 minutes of fantastic Sludge/Doom/Stoner/Hard Rock grooves with great vocals to match.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/08/ohhms-bloom-album-review.html
18). Aleph Null – “Nocturnal”
Aleph Null finally release their debut album. It's a brilliant mix of Grunge, Stoner and Sludge with swarms of Psych Rock. These guys are going places.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/02/aleph-null-nocturnal-album-review.html
17). Sigiriya – “Darkness Died Today”
Sigiriya return with their 2nd album. With a new vocalist, these guys sound better than ever. This album is packed full of excellent sing-along anthems.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/03/sigiriya-darkness-died-today-album.html
16). Steak – “Slab City”
Steak - One of the UK's finest upcoming Stoner Rock bands. An excellent debut album that will appeal to fans of Kyuss, Orange Goblin and Clutch.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/08/steak-slab-city-album-review.html?m=1
15). Monolord – “Empress Rising”
Monolord. What more needs to be said about this album. One of the standout debut Doom Metal albums you need to hear.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/02/monolord-empress-rising-album-review.html
14). Conan – “Blood Eagle”
Conan's 3rd opus continues their epic journey to become the world's heaviest Doom Metal Band. Accept no substitute.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/02/conan-blood-eagle-album-review.html
13). Sloath – “
” Deep Mountain
Sloath return after a lengthy absence to release an album full of mysterious droned out Fuzz, Smoke and Noise. Play this one loud.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/10/sloath-deep-mountain-album-review.html
12). Lotus Ash – “The Word Of God”
Lotus Ash. A band that came out of nowhere to impress me. Stirring mix of Drone, Doom, Stoner, Ambient and Sludge. Someone release this on Vinyl.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/10/lotus-ash-word-of-god-album-review.html
11). Mastodon – “Once More ‘Round The Sun”
Mastodon always release great albums that get people talking. If it's their music or insane music videos. These guys never disappoint me.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/06/mastodon-once-more-round-sun-album.html
10). Wo Fat – “The Conjuring”
Their 5th album and possibly their best album to date. Swampadelic Rock at it's best.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/06/wo-fat-conjuring-album-review.html
Tilts release their 2nd album. A thrilling blend of old-school hard rock anthems and high voltage Stoner riffs.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/06/tilts-cuatro-hombres-album-review.html
Floor return with their own brand of Doom-Pop. It's a heavy dose of blissful and crazy doomedelic poppy riffs.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/05/floor-oblation-album-review.html
Brant Bjork returns with a stunning album. This is what Vista Chino should have released in 2013. Pure Genius
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/10/brant-bjork-low-desert-punk-band-black.html
Only Monster Magnet could release a re-imagination of last year's “Last Patrol” and return with an even better album.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/10/monster-magnet-milking-stars-re.html
This year's best Instrumental Rock album with an album that ventures into the far reaches of Space. 6 years in the making. It was worth the long epic wait.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/09/lira-del-baccano-terra-42-album-review.html
From the ashes of TAINT, comes HARK with their intense Sludge/Stoner Metal hybrid sound packed full of groove.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/03/hark-crystalline-album-review.html
Pallbearer release a weary and emotional album that will bring tears to your eyes.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/08/pallbearer-foundations-of-burden-album.html
Blackened Sludge Metal from one of the
's most creative bands UK
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/02/bast-spectres-album-review.html
The Best Doom Metal Band return with another gloomy and even uplifting offering.
The Sludgelord review: http://thesludgelord.blogspot.com/2014/08/yob-clearing-path-to-ascend-album-review.html