Anger Management: Trap Them
Posted 10 mins ago

Hailing from Seattle, WA, Trap Them’s fourth album (spectacularly-titled ‘Blissfucker’) blends sludge, grind and hardcore throughout an array of songs that are guaranteed to get your blood pumping. ‘Salted Crypts’…

Anger Management: Trap Them
Craig's List: Mugwump
Posted 23 hours ago

After numerous releases on extremely influential imprints such as Kompakt, R&S, Gigolo, Cocoon, Permanent Vacation, Throne of Blood, Astrolab and also Ewan Pearson’s Misericord label, revered Belgian DJ & producer…

Craig’s List: Mugwump
Antennas to Heaven: USA Out Of Vietnam
Posted 2 days ago

Far less politically overt than their name suggests, USA Out Of Vietnam’s debut, Crashing Diseases and Incurable Airplanes, rides a stream of beautiful, sludgy post-rock candy, not exactly breaking new…

Antennas to Heaven: USA Out Of Vietnam
Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden
Posted 6 days ago

From out of Little Rock, Arkansas, there comes an increasingly revered doom metal quartet, a band who triggered the metal underground abuzz with praise over the last few years for…

Pallbearer — Foundations of Burden
Antennas to Heaven: Giraffes? Giraffes!
Posted 8 days ago

Buried beneath a wave of similarly titled “quirky” math and post-rock bands, Giraffes? Giraffes! deserve retrospective analysis, for they accomplished the difficult task of being head-bangingly fun and rejecting self-awareness,…

Antennas to Heaven: Giraffes? Giraffes!



life is noise is proud to announce, for the first time ever in Australia: TORCHE.

No one else sounds quite like Torche…

From their blistering melodies to their bulldozer guitar riffs, the Miami four-piece are one of the most… Read More


When Sleep broke up in 1998, it looked like their magnum opus – the sprawling, hour+ long, single-track slice of epic stoner goodness that’s now known as Jerusalem or Dopesmoker – would never be heard. Now Sleep are back with their first piece of new music since 1998 with what guitarist Matt Pike describes as “the lyrical follow up to a lifetime of marijuana enjoyment” – The Clarity. Read More

Tour Rumours

We here at life is noise have got our ear to the ground, and have heard the odd rumour or two of acts that may or may not be coming to Australia. While we obviously make no guarantees, our top… Read More