Sundowner – Australian Sludge-Metal Outfit Drop Music Video For New Track “Substance Abuse”

Australian purveyors of caustic and slow-burning sludge, Sundowner, recently dropped a music video for a new song titled “Substance Abuse”, which is taken from the band’s second full-length album “Lysergic Ritual” due out on April 20th.   

The album sees the band continuing its heavy dirge of grim, feedback-laden, nihilistic sludge first offered on their 2021 debut album “Guns, Knives And Tyre Irons.”

“Lysergic Ritual” is the best representation we’ve put together of what Sundowner is; just dirty, noisy, heavy sludge.” Says the band.

“Having previously done everything on our own: recording/mixing/mastering etc, this time we decided to bring in Jason Fuller from Goatsound Studios to mix the album and Dav Byrne from Iridium Audio to master it, both based in Melbourne, Australia.”

Intoxicated, bluesy, and corrosive riffs permeate the album from beginning to end, all mixed with an aggressive and intense mid-tempo swing and violent hardcore punk passages; for the burnt-out and downtrodden.

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