BRAINOIL: Decibel Magazine Streams Singularity To Extinction Full-Length From Oakland Sludge Trio In Its Entirety; Record To Drop Tomorrow Via Tankcrimes

“Describing Singularity To Extinction as misanthropic would be an understatement; abrasive guitar tones and vocals combined with glacially slow tempos put BRAINOIL’s latest in the same league as Dystopia, Grief, and Noothgrush.” — Decibel Magazine The Oakland sludge alchemists in BRAINOIL — Read More …

BRAINOIL: Revolver Premieres “The Spectre’s Vile Hand” From Oakland Sludge Trio Featuring Current/Past Members Of Deathgrave, Laudanum, Graves At Sea, And More

“Formed 20 years ago, BRAINOIL exemplifies what sludge and doom meant during its original creation —misanthropic, hateful, unrelenting and, without fail, totally and completely brutal.” — Revolver Singularity To Extinction, the impending new full-length from Oakland sludge bringers BRAINOIL — featuring Read More …

BRAINOIL: Oakland Sludge Practitioners To Unleash Singularity To Extinction This October Via Tankcrimes; New Track Streaming, Preorders Available + First-Ever Tour Of Japan Confirmed

Long-running Oakland sludge practitioners BRAINOIL –featuring within its ranks current and past members of Deathgrave, Laudanum, Graves At Sea, Stormcrow, Grimple, and Watch Them Die among others — will unleash their Singularity To Extinction full-length this October via Tankcrimes. Their Read More …

BRAINOIL: Debut From Sludge Power Trio Streaming In Full At Cvlt Nation; Tankcrimes Reissue To Drop Tomorrow!

Oakland trio, BRAINOIL, spew their own hyper-hellish brand of riff-soused, misanthropic sludge. With members having collectively done time in Laudanum, Stormcrow, Watch Them Die, Destroy!, Dead Language, Grimple, Pig Heart Transplant and more, BRAINOIL conjure the sounds of broken dreams Read More …

BRAINOIL: Noisey Streams Resurrected Hymn From Sludge Power Trio; Tankcrimes Reissue To Drop This Fall

Oakland-grown BRAINOIL manifest true sounds of suffering churning out their own brand of heavy-as-fuck, riff fanatical sludge. As long time contributors to the underground punk and metal scenes with members having collectively done time in Laudanum, Stormcrow, Watch Them Die, Read More …

BRAINOIL: Tankcrimes To Reissue Self-Titled Debut From Punishing Sludge Power Trio This Fall; Preorders Available

This September, Tankcrimes will reissue the debut full-length from Oakland-born punishing sludge power trio, BRAINOIL. As long time contributors to the underground punk and metal scenes with members having collectively done time in Laudanum, Stormcrow, Watch Them Die, Destroy!, Dead Read More …

BRAINOIL: First Album In Eight Years To See Vinyl Release Via 20 Buck Spin

Oakland’s punishing sludge power trio BRAINOIL are preparing to drop their long-awaited, bulldozing, second full-length, Death Of This Dry Season, set for vinyl/digital worldwide release on August 2nd, 2011 via the almighty 20 Buck Spin label. The anticipated follow-up to BRAINOIL’s self-titled LP released via Life Is Abuse Read More …