This one is a face-ripper!
Enjoy Hayduke’s Top 50 of 2021 list.
Lähdön Aika may be tapping into the immense power of the earth itself, or maybe the consciousness of communal humanity.
This is, I would say, first and foremost stoner doom, and it has a side order of prog mixed in as well, but it also carries that aura of sludge metal (or maybe Sludge Metal is more apt).
Don’t do drugs. Do Bataille, instead.
One definitely feels agitated throughout each listen. Adrenaline spikes. Pulse of energy run up and down the nervous system, and then it’s over.
They wield their instruments like weapons, attacking the listener. Hints of 80s hardcore punk come to mind in the manner of attack.
Aerosol Jesus is a sludge band, but one which recognizes the genres roots in hardcore punk and wears them proudly.