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USA - Active.

Description

Sludge/Doom

This Ohio sludge outfit plays a very diverse array of genres. This includes noisecore, sludge/doom, hardcore, thrashcore, punkcore and weird mixtures of other stuff. This usually results in very humorous and strange compositions. As these guys care nothing for genres and play whatever they want, it often happends that their releases only contain a few doom tracks or none at all. But when they do doom, their music would please those who like Crowbar, Eyehategod and Cruevo. Another thing that increases the variation in the music is the unstable line-up where it seems like people participate on those releases they feel like. Unlike most other similar bands they use a lot of humor in their songs. Like many of their underground sludge fellows they seem to prefer releasing splits instead of full length albums. And then especially split 7".

Discography

Exploder1992Hibachi7"
Always Happy To Disappoint1994NoneDemo Tape
Sloth/Angry Hate Split1994NoneSplit 7"
We Put The Massage In Misogony1994None7"
Angry Hate/Sloth Split1995NoneSplit 12"
Sloth/Dingus Split1995NoneSplit 7"
Floor/Sloth Split1995NoneSplit 7"
Sloth/Ofhisownhand Split1996NoneSplit 7"
As It Was, So It Will Be Forever1996NoneDemo Tape
E.Pluribus Interuptus1996NoneDemo Tape
Obliteration Of Good Taste And Common Sense1996Unknown7"
Joy Is Gone From our Hearts1996None7"
Boulder/Sloth Split1996Dom's RecordsSplit 7"
K.N.S.K./Sloth Split1996ShiftySplit 7"
Getting Ready For Christmas (It's About Malt Liquor)1996None2x7"
Sloth/Noothgrush Split1997DoomRe-release
Behold The Power Of..............Sloth/NOYFB....Presenting 10 Hymns For All To Obey1997Agitate 96Split 7"
Hangnail/Sloth Split1997HibachiSplit 7"
Sloth/Noothgrush Split1997Dom's RecordsSplit 7"
Cattlepress/Sloth Split1997NoneSplit 7"
Sloth/Raging Retards Split1997TraumatogenicSplit CD
Hail The Basement1997UnknownMcd
Sloth/Beauty Pageant Split1997NoneSplit 7"
Heart Full Of Worms1997None7"
Hangnail/Pandemonium Diabolico Split1998HibachiSplit 7"
Schnauzer/Sloth Split1998NoneSplit 10"
Poverty Level Gutter Swill1998NoneDemo Tape
Gob/Sloth Split199?NoneSplit 7"
It's Not Our Worst, AKA Progression?2000PainiacCompilation
Corrupted (+ Solmania)/Sloth Split2000NoneSplit 7"
Sloth/Disreantiyouthhellchristbastardassmanx Split2000Thrash BotSplit 7"
Sloth/Rotting Souls Split2000NoneSplit 7"
Cauliflower Ass and Bob/Sloth Split2000NoneSplit 7"
Division 1 State Champs2001Painiac12"
Fistula/Sloth Split2002ShiftySplit 7"
Sloth/Upsidedown Cross Split2002NoneSplit 7"
Audio Evidence of Contempt For Existence2002NoneDemo Tape
4 Way Split 12 Inch LP2002PainiacSplit 12"
When It Happends You'll Know2003Shifty/Painiac12"
Sloth/Belabor Split2003NoneSplit 7"
Sloth/The Future Cobras Split2003NoneSplit 7"
Sloth/Carpenter Ant2003NoneSplit 7"
Rwake/Sloth Split2004ShiftySplit 7"
Sloth/dot[.]+Timisoara Split2004ShiftySplit 7"
Sloth/Fleshpress Split2004Shifty/Kult Of NihilowSplit 7"
Not Our Worst, AKA Progression?2004ShiftyRe-release
Trick Or Treat Time With Octi2004NoneCDr
CSMD/Sloth Split2004NO! Fucking Labels/ShiftySplit 7"
''Intermission'' AKA ''The 7'' You Don't Have To Flipsy-Doodle''2004NoneCDr
10th Anniversary 7''ep2004None7"
Ultra Shit Inferno/Sloth Split2005Do It RubbishlySplit 7"
Graphic Training Aid2005None7"
Sloth's Lack Of Sleep Volume 2 (No Pun Intended)2005NoneCDr
Shitstorm/Sloth Split2005SomberlainSplit 7"
8215 Or A Bucket Of Clothes2005NoneCDr
Toil And Fritter2005NoneCDr
Day To Day2005NoneCDr
Squirrel Apartment2006NoneCDr
Nunslaughter/Sloth Split2007Wicked WitchSplit 7"
A Whole Other World of Fun AKA 13 Songs 13 Samples2007At War With False NoiseCD
Canoe of Pals2007None7"
Sloth of Bears2007Limited Appeal7"
It May Wear Your Skin2007None7"
The Wollybear Looked At Me!2007None7"
Sloth/Tile Split2007NoneSplit 7"
Candy Bar Caper2008Limited Appeal7"
Minch/Sloth Split2008Agromosh/MCALSplit 7"
Sloth/Seppuku Split2008At War With False NoiseSplit 7"
Sweet Deal Vince Neil2008Limited Appeal7"
Sloth/S.M.G. Split 72008Shifty/My Cheap Ass LifeSplit 7"
Sloth/Mammoth Split2008ShiftySplit 7"
Nature's Children2008SludgesicleTape
I Love You2008None7"
Messages in Samsara2009None12"
The Noiseville LP2009Noiseville12"
Dawn of the Rim Financers2009NoneTape
The Noiseville LP2009Noiseville12"
Sloth/Servants of Satan Split2009ShiftySplit 12"
XV2009ShiftyLP
La Policia2009SludgesicleTape
Sloth/Weluvpot Split2009Shifty/Sludgesicle/At War with False Noise/CubicleSplit 7"
Netjajev SS/Sloth Split2009Rescued From lifeSplit 12"
The RCP Tapes Sessions2009R.C.P. TapesSplit Tape
Smegma Latency Research Group/Sloth Split2009Menace To SobrietySplit CD
The Dork Mant Tub LP2015At War with False Noise12"
Untitled2016Kitsch MagikDigital
♥Anime♥Lover♥2016LSD Induced Nightmares RecordsDigital

Contact

ubersloth@hotmail.com

Sloth
c/o D. Kaveliski
P.O. Box 1251
Mentor, OH 44061

Reviews

Angry Hate/Sloth Split (1995)
Sloth/Dingus Split (1995)
Floor/Sloth Split (1995)
Sloth/Ofhisownhand Split (1996)
As It Was, So It Will Be Forever (1996)
E.Pluribus Interuptus (1996)
Joy Is Gone From our Hearts (1996)
Behold The Power Of..............Sloth/NOYFB....Presenting 10 Hymns For All To Obey (1997)
Sloth/Noothgrush Split (1997)
Cattlepress/Sloth Split (1997)
Schnauzer/Sloth Split (1998)
Poverty Level Gutter Swill (1998)
It's Not Our Worst, AKA Progression? (2000)
Corrupted (+ Solmania)/Sloth Split (2000)
Sloth/Disreantiyouthhellchristbastardassmanx Split (2000)
Division 1 State Champs (2001)
Fistula/Sloth Split (2002)
Sloth/Upsidedown Cross Split (2002)
Audio Evidence of Contempt For Existence (2002)
4 Way Split 12 Inch LP (2002)
Sloth/dot[.]+Timisoara Split (2004)
Trick Or Treat Time With Octi (2004)
CSMD/Sloth Split (2004)
''Intermission'' AKA ''The 7'' You Don't Have To Flipsy-Doodle'' (2004)
10th Anniversary 7''ep (2004)
Ultra Shit Inferno/Sloth Split (2005)
Sloth's Lack Of Sleep Volume 2 (No Pun Intended) (2005)
Shitstorm/Sloth Split (2005)
Toil And Fritter (2005)
Day To Day (2005)
Squirrel Apartment (2006)
Nunslaughter/Sloth Split (2007)
It May Wear Your Skin (2007)
Candy Bar Caper (2008)
Sloth/Mammoth Split (2008)
Messages in Samsara (2009)
Sloth/Servants of Satan Split (2009)
Sloth/Weluvpot Split (2009)
Netjajev SS/Sloth Split (2009)
Smegma Latency Research Group/Sloth Split (2009)

Misc

The 7" called 'Exploder' was released when the band went under the moniker Exploder. The band decided to go under the moniker Pandemonium Diabolico on the 'Hangnail/Pandemonium Diabolico Split' because they didn't want there to be two separate 7" splits called 'Hangnail/Sloth Split'.

Note that there is another band called Sloth that also plays sludge/doom. There is also an american punk band and a hardcore band with the same name.

There was a tape called 'Enuma Elish' (1998) which was released by Jeff of Abdullah fame (who also used to be a part of Sloth once). Yet for unknown reasons the tape was released as a Sloth release without the knowledge of the rest of the band. This is not an official release.

The split 7" with Angry Hate has different songs than the split 12" with the same band. The 'Obliterations Of Good Taste And Common Sense' 7" is known by some as 'KINK'. The '4 Way Split 12 Inch LP' is a split between D O M, Sloth, Thee Plague Of Gentlemen and Wuzor. 'The RCP Tapes Sessions' is a split with Rauh.

Note that the band jumps in and out of different genres and then back to doom metal again. Often not just within the same release, but within the same track. Those releases that we've had the chance to listen to will be listed in categories here. The categories are not accurate and often the releases still contain doom metal elements.

Doom Metal (mostly or entirely):
'Audio Evidence of Contempt for Existence'
'Corrupted(+Solmania)/Sloth Split'
'Division 1 State Champs'
'Floor/Sloth Split'
'Hangnail/Pandemonium Diabolico Split' 'Hangnail/Sloth Split'
'Heart Full Of Worms'
'It's Not Our Worst A.K.A. Progression?'
'Joy Is Gone From Our Hearts'
'Obliteration Of Good Tase And Common Sense'
'Sloth/Beauty Pageant Split'
'Sloth/Disreantiyouthhellchristbastardassmanx Split'
'Sloth/dot[.]+Timisoara Split'
'Sloth/Fleshpress Split'
'Sloth/Noothgrush Split'
'Sloth/Rotting Souls Split'
'We Put the Massage in Misogyny'

Hardcore:
'As It Was, So It Will Be Forever'
'E. Pluribus Interuptus'
'It May Wear Your Skin'
'Poverty Level Gutter Swill'

Noise/Noisecore:
'10th Anniversary 7"'
'8215 Or A Bucket Of Clothes'
'CSMD/Sloth Split'
'Graphic Training Aid'
'Nature's Children'
'Shitstorm/Sloth Split'
'Sloth/Angry Hate Split'
'Sloth/Belabor Split'
'Sloth/K.N.S.K. Split'
'Sloth/Rwake Split'
'Sloth's Lack Of Sleep Volume 2 (No Pun Intended)'
'Toil & Fritter'
'Ultra Shit Inferno/Sloth Split'

Sludgecore:
'Angry Hate/Sloth Split'
'Exploder'
'Cattlepress/Sloth Split'
'Sloth/Ofhisownhand Split'

Strange/Undefinable:
'Getting Ready For Christmas (It's About Malt Liquor)'
'Gob/Sloth Split'
'Sloth/Angry Hate Split'
'Sloth/Raging Retards Split'
'Sloth/Schnauzer Split'
'Sloth/Servants of Satan Split' 'Sloth/Upsidedown Cross Split'

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