Stoner metal

Currently Unsigned: The Kraken

The second of our features on independent metal bands takes us to Adelaide, where something gargantuan is stirring...

We love big things at Metal as Fuck. Big noisy things, preferably, so what could be more bill-fitting than a heavy metal Kraken?

Dirt Wizard - No Sun of Mine (Own Label)

This'll do for starters...
Release Date: 
13 Dec 2013 - 11:30pm

Peoria, Illinois natives Dirt Wizard know what they like – naming themselves after a Red Fang song should give you an idea just what that is – and, enthusiastic yo

Kingshifter - 26 Tons (Pavement Entertainment)

It's like Mastodon and Stonesour had a baby.
Release Date: 
3 Sep 2013 (All day)

It’s a Wednesday afternoon and I’ve finally had the time in my busy life to sit down and listen to KingShifter’s newest album release, 26 Tons.  Now

Orange Goblin: North American Return Confirmed

Get ready America!

Britain's premier stoner metal band Orange Goblin will return to perform at venues throughout North America this (Northern) Autumn.

Lothorian - Welldweller (Acid Cosmonaut Records)

Lothorian’s Welldweller provides the distorted heavy fuzz of sludge metal, resonating with stoner rock chord progressions overlaid by feedback, creating a bass-driven morass of sound.

Welldweller hits slow and heavy, with thick fuzzed guitars that coagula

Kyuss Lives! Announce Sidewaves w/ Red Fang

Your Last Chance to See Kyuss Lives!...!!

Fans had been lamenting the loss of Kyuss since the minute they broke up.

Eyehategod's Jimmy Bower: "The Beatles - they're heavy as shit to me!"

'John Lee Hooker on Xanax through a Marshall Stack'

Eyehategod is one of the most well known bands in the American Southern sludge metal scene.

Trippy Wicked and the Cosmic Children of the Knight - Going Home (Superhot Records)

If this doesn't bring out your inner air guitar god, you're dead.
Release Date: 
30 Apr 2012 (All day)

Going Home,  from Trippy Wicked and the Cosmic Children of the Knight restores faith that music didn't actually die in that plane crash all those years ago.

Southern Lord to Rerelease Sleep Classic

Dopesmoker gets a resuscitation!

News of almighty proportions has reached MaF HQ as Southern Lord announces a deluxe reissue of one of the towering achievements in metal history, Dopesmoker