Thursday, 7 May 2015

The Sludgelord's Sour 16 for April 2015

Welcome to The Sludgelord’s Sour 16. Each month, you the reader are unwittingly compiling a list of the top 16 records of the month, covering all genres of metal, but predominately the best the doom, sludge, stoner-psychedelic genres have to offer. I have been promising to do this since the beginning of the year and in essence you can call it what you wish, is it chart? Not really.  It is merely the 16 records you guys have been most interested in over the last month and you have been checking out on this very page.
Our idea for this thing was to turn the power over to you guys, yes it would be easy for us to choose our favourite records of the months, however it is you the reader, the fans that support these bands, buy their records and attend their shows.  So here is the inarguable Sour 16, the 16 records you’re most looking forward too or are currently checking out.  Check em out, spread the word and perhaps revisit some records you may have overlooked.  

The results are compiled based on page views alone and calibrated into the list below. So without further ado, this is the Sour 16. So until next month, roll up, kick back, chug a beer and Hail the riff! All review links, are held under the artwork.   

  

16). Wild Throne – ‘War Is A Romance’ (299 views)

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15). Ghold – ‘Of Ruin’ (301 views)


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14). Iced Out – ‘Man’s Ruin’ (304 views)

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13). Abrahma – ‘Reflections in the Bowels of the Bird’ (305 views)


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12). Domovoyd – ‘Domovoyd’ (314 views)

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11). Holy Serpent – ‘Holy Serpent’ (315 views)

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10). Fister – ‘VI’ (322 views)

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9). Deep Sea Thunder Beast – ‘So Goes The Madness’ (336 views)

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8). War Iron – ‘Precession of the Equinoxes’ (361 views)

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7). Drudkh – ‘A Furrow Cut Short’ (381 views)

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6). Acid King – ‘Middle of Nowhere, Center of Everywhere’  (383 views)

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5). Weedpecker – ‘II’ (385 views)

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4). Red Mountains – ‘Sun’ (475 views)

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3). The Atomic Bitchwax – ‘Gravitron’ (618 views)

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2). Stonebirds – ‘Into The Fog...And The Filty Air’ (649 views)

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1). Faith No More – ‘Sol InVictus’ (985 views)

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3 comments:

blasting D said...

hum... the idea is not bad in itself but since probably many views are rom labels / bands checking the reviews they get, plus automatic searches from various website without any link to music I'm not sure the number of views is such a good indicator of what people likes and listens to...
something like the Doom chart would be better maybe, and it could make sense since Sludgelord is more open to different styles. I know it would be more work for you, it's just a remark...

DOUBLEADOOM77 said...

appreciate the feedback. Yes, i hear what you are saying. The band views would equate for one view and labels in addition to that. the views are an indication of what people who like the blog are interested in over the last month.

We could have posted our own list, but that is not a consensus, it is the views of a few people, choosing their favourite records.

This is not supposed to be a definitive list. It is just our attempt to get people interested in records that people may have overlooked and to give feedback to the bands, of what folks are interested in.

blasting D said...

yeah, can't be bad to try things anyway. let's see what will come of it...