Upheaval are a four-man wrecking crew from Boston, Massachusetts, who specialize in dramatic, blackened sludge metal — think Eyehategod by way of Mayhem after a cold New England winter. Last year, the band unleashed its self-released debut cassette, Summoning a Giant, an intriguing barnstormer that earned the attention of an unlikely ally: Nathan Williams, known to most as the prominent stoner pop-rocker Wavves. The self-proclaimed King of the Beach will release Upheaval's debut album, Altar of Ash, next year via his Ghost Ramp label. Today, the band has linked up with Revolver to premiere its fantastic title track. With its weeping riffs and roiling percussion, the single doubles as the perfect introduction to these ferocious upstarts.
Hear Blackened Sludge Crew Upheaval's Brutal New Song "Altar of Ash"
Ferocious Boston upstarts enlist with Wavves' Ghost Ramp label for debut LP