Tag: sludge metal

February 18, 2022

Song of the Day: The Souls Unrest - Rising

Brace yourself. The Souls Unrest has one of the more complicated histories in all of Christian metal. The roots of the band lie in old school punk band Spudgun, who released one album on Bulletproof Records (a division of Gray Dot). That band got heavier and darker, changing styles so much that a new name was warranted–World Against World. That version of the band also released one album (an amazing album at that) for Bulletproof, before morphing again.… Continued →

December 28, 2020

August 7, 2020

Song of the Day: Warlord - Where the Road Forks

If you asked me what the heaviest Christian release of all time was, a strong contender would be the self-titled EP from Portand’s Warlord (not to be confused with the secular heavy metal band of the same name). One of the earliest releases on the Tooth & Nail imprint, Solid State Records, their debut EP featured deep, dark, heavy riffs and lengthy songs. In fact, this 4-song effort clocks in at longer than some full-lengths, due to the longevity of the tracks.… Continued →

July 8, 2019

September 29, 2017

Trenches: "Tracking is back on track"

YES! Finally! Trenches, the sludge metalcore project of Jimmy Ryan (Haste the Day), has announced that the recording of their sophomore release, Reckoner, is back on track! Trenches has been an on-and-off project of Ryan’s, when at their height, they were signed to Solid State Records and released an album, The Tide Will Swallow Us Whole, through the label. Check out their song “Calling” down below to prep your ears for Reckoner, which is hoped to be out by New Year’s Eve.… Continued →