Mugwart started in 1998 in the Ocean View section of Norfolk, VA. Mugwart recorded shit for comps, splits, 7inch, etc.. for various labels (Shifty Records, Devil Doll/This Dark Reign Records, Berserker Records, Acrude Records, etc.. In 2003 Devil Doll/This Dark Reign Records released all that above stuff on CD.
King Travolta is an All-Star sludge band from Cleveland, OH, USA, founded in 2004. Vacalist/guitarist Corey Bing, Bahb Branca on bass and Jason Corley, playing drums, are collaborating with changing guest stars from bands like Rwake, Rue, Bongzilla and many others. To date they've released a self-titled in 2005 and "Kill Fuck Metal" one year later.
With Fistula members Corey Bing and Bahb Branca at the wheel of this ridiculously negatory, gutter trawling sludgecore outfit, it's not too much of a surprise that Ultralord brandishes a similiar sound as the speedier, more crossover-thrash style songs by Fistula.
Bumsnogger started out in 2002 in Nottingham, England. They were heavily influenced by bands such as Iron Monkey and Eyehategod with other more traditional influences thrown in such as Black Sabbath and Motorhead.
There are two bands named Rue: 1. A slowcore project and 2. Since clawing their way out of the sludge of Akron at the onset of 2003, Northeast Ohio's Rue have been bringing a rock demolition to the masses.
There has been more than one band called Nightstick.
1) Nightstick is a Boston trio Alex Smith (bass, vocals, violin), Cotie Cowgill (guitars) and Robert Williams (drums, tapes) Their first album, Blotter (0, 1995)
Damnweevil play a stripped down, ear splitting, rearrange-your-brain cells brand of heavy doom-sludge. Their music is obscene sonic indulgence; a vicious distillation of their classic metal influences delivered with reverence, intensity and reckless abandon.
There are two groups that go by Javelina. Band from Phidelphia:
Influences: Black Sabbath, Buzzov*en, Iron Maiden, Cavity, Motorhead, High On Fire, Kyuss, old punk and hardcore, beer, Jager, whiskey, the leafy green...
Churches Burn is a stonerviolence band from Columbus Ohio. They've released two full length albums, an EP, and a Live recording entitled "Adversary", "O.H.F.U", "Into the Briar Patch", and "Live at Carabar" respectively. They have released all of their albums online for free.
Black Hell is a Sludge band from Phoenix, Arizona. They were formed in 2002. Current line-up
Frank Devenport : Guitar and vocals , Will Solares : Guitar , Mike Bjella : Bass and noise , Josh Bodnar : Drums.