Doom Metal

Full Album Stream: Horseneck – ‘Heavy Trip’

February 15, 2017

Horseneck marry sludge and post-hardcore with a host of other sounds to craft their memorable first record, Heavy Trip. 

Track Premiere: In the Company of Serpents – ‘Limitless Light’

February 8, 2017

In the Company of Serpents explore their softer side while also delving deeper into their heavy side on the first single from their full-length. 

King Woman

February 6, 2017

Created in the Image of Suffering
Long live the king
dB rating: 8/10

Track Premiere: Frowning – ‘Nocturnal Void’

January 27, 2017

Frowning perform mournful, crushing funeral doom. “Nocturnal Void” feels like the soundtrack to a funeral procession. 

Track Premiere: Weltesser – “Living To Try”

January 13, 2017

“Living to Try” appeared on Weltesser‘s 2015 demo, but the album version is brimming with even more sludgy, chunky riffs. 

 

Track Premiere: Soothsayer – ‘Of Locust And Moths’

December 2, 2016

Soothsayer continues to hone their hulking doom metal on “Of Locust And Moths.”

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Tiamat “A Deeper Kind of Slumber”

November 15, 2016

Wake up, people! Tiamat‘s 1997 departure A Deeper Kind of Slumber actually rules. Here’s why.

Full Album Stream: Domkraft – ‘The End of Electricity’

November 9, 2016

Groovy, psychedelic doom is the name of the game on The End of Electricity. 

Asphyx’s “Incoming Death” Strikes Today!

September 30, 2016

Embrace the death on the rack the brutal way on wings of inferno as… oh you get where we’re going with this. 

Track Premiere: Albez Duz – “Sacred Flame”

September 23, 2016

Albez Duz is back and serving up ten minutes of occult doom on “Sacred Flame.”

Wretch

August 29, 2016

Wretch
A master’s return
dB rating: 8/10

Live and Direct: An Interview with Mizmor’s A.L.N.

July 21, 2016

This August, Portland-based multi-instrumentalist A.L.N. will bring his one-man black/doom metal project, Mizmor, to the stage for the very first time at Migration Fest in Olympia, Washington. We caught up with A.L.N. to talk about the process of transitioning Mizmor into a live band, the challenges that come with creating music by yourself and the finer points of rehearsal room tomfoolery.

Welcome to the Stream of Castle’s ‘Welcome to the Graveyard’

July 12, 2016

Canadian road warriors Castle are too busy touring and recording awesome doom rock to watch that shitty TV show you’re thinking of.

Hear Italian Doom Metallers the Foreshadowing Predict Europe’s Downfall

June 30, 2016

While you spent the week fretting over the Brexit aftermath, Italian doom crew the Foreshadowing saw that coming.

Funeral Moth

May 31, 2016

Transience
Quiet bloom of the soul
dB rating: 8/10

Graves at Sea

April 18, 2016

The Curse That Is
Turn of the Tide
dB Rating: 8/10

Hall of Fame Countdown: Candlemass’ Nightfall

March 3, 2016

Nightfall‘s big brother may get most of the attention, but Candlemass’ sophomore LP has more than enough potency to sit on its own throne. Ranking the songs by merit is utter madness since it’s a stone cold masterpiece…but that’s never stopped us before!

DEMO:LISTEN: Demolished in 2015: Venefixion and Pissboiler

January 16, 2016

In the second installment of DEMO:LISTEN we resurrect two 2015 demos worthy of attention from the discerning metalhead.

Taphos Nomos

December 30, 2015

West of Everything Lies Death
Not exactly lacking direction
dB Rating: 8/10

Magic Circle

November 30, 2015

Journey Blind
Mob rulers
dB Rating: 8/10

Hivelords

October 5, 2015

Tapered Limbs of a Human Star
Yup, I think we found the Queen…
dB Rating: 8/10

Cathedral

September 21, 2015

In Memoriam
Slowness will prevail
dB Rating: 9/10

Win a 3-CD prize pack of new releases from Cruz Del Sur

September 4, 2015

Before checking out for the long weekend, enter for a chance to win three new CDs of doom, occult, heaviness, kings, hammers, and more kings, courtesy of Cruz Del Sur.