Unveiling Sonic Doom and Epic Sludge from the Depths of the Netherlands!

Get ready for a droning, low-tuned quintet that’s breaking barriers in the underground scene. Hailing from the Netherlands, MOULD fuses sonic doom à la Windhand with epic sludge reminiscent of YOB, Neurosis, and Thou. Picture a guitar-heavy symphony entwined with both male and female vocals, creating a unique sound that can only be described as delightful sludge – heavy and massive yet simultaneously vibrant and open.

Originally forged by guitarists Mark de Smit and Jeska Buhmann, MOULD evolved into a full-fledged live-performing band in 2021. After a series of mind-blowing performances, 2023 saw them honing their focus on crafting their debut album, “Pull & Repulsion“. Each composition is a journey through a landscape of oppressive beauty, leaving you captivated.

Meet the Maestros:

  • Jeska Buhmann – Vocals & Guitar
  • Mark de Smit – Guitar
  • Juriën Quaars – Guitar
  • Koen van Soelen – Bass & Vocals
  • Rob Dekker – Drums

Genre: Sonic Doom and Epic Sludge
For Fans Of: Windhand, Neurosis, YOB, Cult of Luna, Thou


Recorded in the ICP studios in Brussels by Stephen van Haestregt, mixed by Matthijs Kievit, and mastered by Pieter Kloos, MOULD’s debut album is set to drop on May 17, 2024 via Polderrecords.

With “Pull & Repulsion”, MOULD delves into various perspectives of duality. This theme is not only evident in the music but also in the lyrics, artwork, and logo. The visible and invisible worlds are separated by a delicate veil, and as you blink, the truth transforms into a distorted reflection. Cold, eerie, and dark – yet with all our senses, we need these ripples on the water’s surface to comprehend the world around us.

MOULD’s debut album is a celebration and embrace of what attracts and repels us. Brace yourselves for an exploration of sonic landscapes that will redefine your understanding of slow heaviness. Get ready to be engulfed in the energy and music as MOULD eagerly shares their creation with fellow lovers of heavy sounds. Stay tuned for an album that transcends boundaries and invites you into a realm where the visible and invisible collide!

Mark de Smit
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