Doom Metal

That Tour Was Awesome: Anathema/At the Gates/Cradle of Filth (1994)

October 19, 2017 Greg Pratt

In which we look back on when Anathema , At the Gates, and Cradle of Filth toured Germany in 1994, with input from some of the guilty parties involved.

Track Premiere: Pale Horseman – ‘Final War’

October 13, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from sludge masters Pale Horseman now.

Track Premiere: Dead Quiet – ‘F*cking Oath’

October 13, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from Dead Quiet‘s upcoming album, Grand Rites now.

Track Premiere: Dirty Grave – ‘Evil (Is Going On)’

October 5, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream Dirty Grave‘s cover of “Evil (Is Going On)” by blues legend Willie Dixon now.

With the Dead

September 12, 2017 Matt Solis

British doom practitioners With the Dead are this week’s Best New Noise.

Track Premiere & Interview: Primitive Man – ‘Commerce’

September 7, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a crushing new track from Primitive Man and read an interview with vocalist/guitarist Ethan McCarthy.

Track Premiere: Iron Monkey – ‘9-13’

September 6, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new song from reunited sludge/doom cult legends Iron Monkey now!

Fest Alert: Descendants of Crom

September 5, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Get the latest details on Pittsburgh’s upcoming doom, sludge and heavy metal festival, aptly titled Descendants Of Crom, from this interview with festival organizer, Shy Kennedy.

Rank and Defile: Greg Mackintosh Orders Paradise Lost’s Records

September 1, 2017 Albert Mudrian

To celebrate the release of the doom legends’ 15th album, Medusa, Paradise Lost’s founder ranks their first 14 LPs.

Cannabis Corpse Premiere New Song, Pick 10 Favorite Albums to Smoke To

August 31, 2017 Vince Bellino

Embark on “The 420th Crusade” with Cannabis Corpse before reading bassist/vocalist LandPhil’s ten favorite albums to smoke pot to.

Label Spotlight: Battleground Records

August 28, 2017 Vince Bellino

Get to know independent label Battleground Records, headed by Godhunter‘s David Rodgers.

Paradise Lost

August 28, 2017 Joseph Schafer

Gothic doom trailblazers Paradise Lost are this week’s Best New Noise.

Track Premiere: Spirit Adrift – ‘Starless Age (Enshrined)’

August 28, 2017 Albert Mudrian

What may be the doom album of 2017 is coming in October, but you can hear a brand new track from it right now.

Track Premiere: The Ditch and the Delta – ‘Till Body Quits’

August 25, 2017 Vince Bellino

The Ditch and the Delta attracted the attention of Prosthetic Records, who will be re-issuing the band’s debut LP, Hives in Decline.

Deconstructing the Doom Side of the Moon: An Interview with Kyle Shutt

August 25, 2017 Decibel Magazine

Doom Side of the Moon is a doomed-out interpretation of Pink Floyd’s classic The Dark Side of the Moon. Read an interview with bandleader Kyle Shutt (The Sword) to find out what makes Doom Side tick.

Track Premiere: Squalus – ‘The Orca’

August 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the debut from Squalus (feat. members of Giant Squid) now!

WATCH: Crypt Sermon Live at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest 2017

August 15, 2017 Vince Bellino

Philadelphia doom lords Crypt Sermon‘s set from Decibel Metal & Beer Fest.

Track Premiere: Old Iron – ‘Bogwitch’

August 8, 2017 Vince Bellino

Seattle doomsayers and recent Good to Die Records signees Old Iron bring the low end on their latest effort, Lupus Metallorum.

Track Premiere: Blackfinger – ‘When Colors Fade Away’

August 8, 2017 Dutch Pearce

Check out this official lyric video for the title track off the new album from ex-Trouble vocalist Eric Wagner’s psych/doom outfit, Blackfinger.

Label Spotlight: Satanath Records

August 7, 2017 Vince Bellino

Go behind the scenes with prolific Russian label Satanath Records.

Video Premiere: Firebreather – ‘The Ice Lord’

August 1, 2017 Vince Bellino

Watch the video for “The Ice Lord” by Firebreather now!

Track Premiere: Hell – ‘Helmzmen’

July 28, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a crushing new song from extreme doom outfit Hell.