Origin: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Genres: Atmospheric Hardcore, Sludge Metal
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Hailing from Brooklyn and making a splash with their 2009 effort Winter Hours, Tombs combines several genres pretty seemlessly, though most will consider these guys either sludge metal or in the post-hardcore mold. Neurosis is a clear reference point here, but more the early, hardcore-ish Neurosis rather than the more tribal later-period material, and Neurosis is better thought of as an influence rather than a soundalike. Others point to a black metal influence, but to these ears it's slight at best, as it's really the sludge aspect of the band that dominates. Like others in the atmospheric hardcore category, Tombs makes good use of light and shade through some more ambient moments such as "Story Of A Room" and "Old Dominion". Overall Winter Hours is an impressive debut -- they haven't quite found that "it" factor that really makes them unique, but there is room for growth.

Current Members

Mike Hill


Evan Void


Ben Brand


Fade Kainer


Charlie Schmid

drums (Gospel Of The Witches)

Former Members/Guests

Garrett Bussanick


Carson Daniel James


Andrew Hernandez



(EP) Tombs 
  1. Fountain of the World 666
  2. Course of Empire
  3. Calvaire
  4. Marina
  5. Monuments
  6. Darker Than Your Nights
  7. Hallways of the Always
  • Mike Hill
  • Carson Daniel James
  • Andrew Hernandez

Winter Hours 
2009 Relapse
  1. Gossamer
  2. Golden Eyes
  3. Beneath The Toxic Jungle
  4. The Great Silence
  5. Story of a Room
  6. The Divide
  7. Merrimack
  8. Filled With Secrets
  9. Seven Stars The Angel Of Death
  10. Old Dominion
  • Mike Hill
  • Carson Daniel James
  • Andrew Hernandez

Reviews:   Blabbermouth  Lords Of Metal  Metal Underground  Metal Storm 

Path Of Totality 
2011 Relapse
  1. Black Hole of Summer
  2. To Cross the Land
  3. Constellations
  4. Bloodletters
  5. Path of Totality
  6. Vermillion
  7. Passage Ways
  8. Silent World
  9. Cold Dark Eyes
  10. Black Heaven
  11. Red Shadows
  12. Angel of Destruction
  • Mike Hill
  • Carson Daniel James
  • Andrew Hernandez

Reviews:   Sea Of Tranquility  Metal Observer  Metal Storm 

Savage Gold 
2014 Relapse
  1. Thanatos
  2. Portraits
  3. Seance
  4. Echoes
  5. Deathtripper
  6. Edge of Darkness
  7. Ashes
  8. Legacy
  9. Severed Lives
  10. Spiral
  • Mike Hill
  • Garrett Bussanick
  • Ben Brand
  • Andrew Hernandez

Reviews:   Brave Words  Metal Observer  Teeth Of The Divine  Metal Storm 

(EP) All Empires Fall 
2016 Relapse
  1. The World Is Made of Fire
  2. Obsidian
  3. Last Days of Sunlight
  4. Deceiver
  5. V
  • Mike Hill
  • Evan Void
  • Ben Brand
  • Fade Kainer
  • Charlie Schmid

The Grand Annihilation 
2017 Metal Blade
  1. Black Sun Horizon
  2. Cold
  3. Old Wounds
  4. November Wolves
  5. Underneath
  6. Way of the Storm
  7. Shadows at the End of the World
  8. Walk with Me in Nightmares
  9. Saturnalian
  10. Temple of Mars
  • Mike Hill
  • Evan Void
  • Ben Brand
  • Fade Kainer
  • Charlie Schmid


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