TAINT

Sludge Metal • United Kingdom
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Taint was a Welsh sludge metal / post-hardcore punk band from Abertawe in Glamorganshire, formed in 1994.

Taint disbanded in 2010.

"Taint of Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom are something of an enigma. Many have striven to place their sound within a handy genre definition, only to find themselves wondering whether a band so dynamic and full of surprises can really be called sludge, or whether music so antithetical to boredom can justifiably be termed post-hardcore. Taint's 2005 full-length debut for Rise Above, The Ruin of Nova Roma was a crafty beast that reveled in constructing such riddles for the listener and, of course, the critic. Pigeonholes are for pigeons, after all. It's the purpose of great rock groups to not quite fit in.

Formed as teenagers in 1994 amid the South Wales DIY punk/metal scene, Taint released a few demo cassettes of epic Helmet-influenced riffology which landed them with a stoner /
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TAINT The Ruin Of Nová Roma album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Ruin Of Nová Roma
Sludge Metal 2005
TAINT Secrets And Lies album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Secrets And Lies
Sludge Metal 2007

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TAINT Die Die Truthspeaker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Die Die Truthspeaker
Sludge Metal 2000
TAINT Taint / Black Eye Riot album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taint / Black Eye Riot
Sludge Metal 2002
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Champion Boar Service
Sludge Metal 2005
TAINT All Bees To The Sea album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All Bees To The Sea
Sludge Metal 2009

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TAINT Bellydown album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bellydown
Sludge Metal 1995
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Rough Recordings 1996
Sludge Metal 1996
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10 x Better
Sludge Metal 1997

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