Doom

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from ‘Doomed to Fail’ and an Interview With Author JJ Anselmi

January 16, 2020

Read our interview with Doomed to Fail author JJ Anselmi as well as an exclusive excerpt from the book.

Full Album Stream: SEA – ‘Impermanence’

January 15, 2020

Boston doomgaze project SEA match funereal heaviness with elemental poetry on their stunning and heart-rending debut LP Impermanence.

Track Premiere: Smoulder – “Warrior Witch of Hel”

January 14, 2020

Epic Canadian doomsters Smoulder will soon release Dream Quest Ends, the follow up EP to last year’s acclaimed debut full length. Hear this exclusive track premier for an idea of what looms on the horizon.

My Dying Bride Returns on “Your Broken Shore”

January 3, 2020

The high priests of beautiful gloom and sorrow have returned to offer their latest sermon. Check out My Dying Bride‘s “Your Broken Shore” here.

Track Premiere: Snorlax – “Encapsulated Apocalypse”

January 1, 2020

Don’t sleep on former Decibel demo faves Snorlax. Hear their new song “Encapsulated Apocalypse”

Full Album Stream: Solace — “The Brink”

December 11, 2019

New Jersey doom n’ rollers Solace channel a career of hard luck into a scorching comeback record.

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from ‘No Celebration: The Official Story of Paradise Lost’

November 26, 2019

It’s okay to celebrate the release day of No Celebration: The Official Story of Paradise Lost with this exclusive excerpt from Decibel‘s limited edition hardcover book.

Track Premiere: Evadne – “Colossal”

November 20, 2019

Spanish doom-death gloomcasters Evadne unveil “Colossal” from the band’s titanic upcoming Dethroned of our Souls compilation.

Track Premiere: Domkraft — “Where We Part Ways” (Featuring Mark Lanegan)

November 13, 2019

Swedish psych-doom trio Domkraft teams up with living legend Mark Lanegan to blow a riff-sized hole in your doors of perception.

Video Premiere: Vessel of Light – ‘Meat and Bone’

October 30, 2019

Jersey doom crew Vessel of Light‘s razor-sharp doom attack cuts through meat and bone.

Runemagick Opens the Dead Gates

October 4, 2019

The Swedish masters of slow, plodding and crushing death-doom return with “The Opening of Dead Gates” off their new album due out on October 25.

10 Great Albums for Autumn

September 20, 2019

Enter an eternal autumn of moors and misty fields, walk through blackwater parks of rain without end, and look to the October rust as night shades descend.

Track Premiere: Witch Mountain – ‘Priceless Pain’

September 20, 2019

Portland’s Witch Mountain doom cult premiere their brand new banger, “Priceless Pain.”

Demo:listen: Turin Horse

September 20, 2019

This week Demo:listen introduces our readers to enigmatic German black doom sludgesmiths Turin Horse.

Video Premiere: Glacier – “O World! I Remain No Longer Here.”

September 11, 2019

Boston doom quintet Glacier bring their heavy post-metal freeze to a sweltering temple in their video for album opener “O World! I Remain No Longer Here.”

Full Album Stream: Crypt Sermon – ‘The Ruins of Fading Light’

September 3, 2019

Hear Crypt Sermon‘s four-years-in-the-making doom metal juggernaut The Ruins of Fading Light in full.

Track Premiere: Cain – ‘Crucify’

August 30, 2019

Don’t “crucify” yourself for sleeping on cult doom heroes Cain when they were around in early ’90s. Rise Above has you covered with an essential new reissue.

Track Premiere: Workshed – ‘Safety Behaviours’

August 30, 2019

Hear ex-Cathedral members Adam Lehan and Mark Ramsay Wharton resurface in crushing new doom band.

Track Premiere: Vokonis – “AntlerQueen”

August 28, 2019

Swedish psychedelic spellcasters Vokonis worship at the riff-adorned throne of the “AntlerQueen.”

Lyric Video Premiere: WRVTH- “Furrows of a Dying Tree”

August 23, 2019

On their new song and album, WRVTH moves away from the tech and into the haze of atmospheric black metal, doom and post-rock.

Five Things Every Band Booking Their Own Tour Should Know, by Ben Ward of Orange Goblin

August 14, 2019

On the eve of his own U.S. tour, Orange Goblin frontman Ben Ward provides five pro tips that every band who is booking their own tour should practice.

Full Album Premiere: Urns – ‘Urns’

August 9, 2019

Urns add some weird and epic stoner smog to the Pittsburgh atmosphere. Check out the exclusive stream of their self-titled debut before the record drops tomorrow.

Track Premiere: Howling Giant – ‘Comet Rider’

August 1, 2019

Howling Giant ride the through the ashes of stoner rock stagnation with the first track from their new LP The Space Between Worlds.

Track Premiere: Hippie Death Cult – ‘Unborn’

July 22, 2019

Come join us as we debut a fuzzy new jam from Portland, OR doom crew Hippie Death Cult.

Full Album Stream: Shades of Deep Water – ‘Death’s Threshold’

July 17, 2019

Finnish solo funeral doom project Shades of Deep Water crosses Death’s Threshold on their new LP.

Crypt Sermon Hands Over the Keys to Solomon’s Gate

July 5, 2019

Among the growing horde of neo-classical heavy metal and doom bands, one name stands out as one of the best: Crypt Sermon.