Primitive Man
Background information
Origin Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Genres Sludge Metal, Noise, Doom Metal
Years active 2012 - Present
Labels Relapse Records, Throatruiner Ṙecords, Tartarus Records
Associated acts The Body, Corrupted, Unearthed Trance, Hell
Website Official website
Current members Ethan Lee McCarthy
Jonathan Campos
Joe Linden
Past members Isidro Soto
Bennett Kennedy

Primitive Man is an American sludge metal band from Denver, Colorado, founded in 2012 and currently composed of guitarist-vocalist Ethan Lee McCarthy, bassist Jonathan Campos and drummer Joe Linden.

History[edit | edit source]

The band was founded in February 2012 by guitarist and vocalist Ethan Lee McCarthy, bassist Jonathan Campos and drummer Bennet Kennedy. In October 2012, the band recorded their debut album Scorn in the studio Flatline Audio under the direction of Dave Otero (Cephalic Carnage, Cobalt, Catheter). The album was released in cooperation with Throatruiner Records and Mordgrimm. After the album's release, Isidro "Spy" Soto joined Primitive Man as a new drummer. In February 2013, the band released the P//M demo, which contained eight songs. In June 2013, the band signed a contract with Relapse Records, and Scorn was re-released in summer of that year. In July and August, the band went together with Reproacher on US tour.

Discography[edit | edit source]

Studio albums[edit | edit source]

Demos[edit | edit source]

EPs[edit | edit source]

Splits[edit | edit source]





Singles[edit | edit source]


  • "Loathe" (2014)


  • "Futility" (2015)


  • "Suffering Brings Wisdom" (2017)
  • "Sweet Leaf" (2017)
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