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Mantar -The Modern Art of Setting Ablaze (2018)

Mantar came across the radar 2 years back when they had just released “Ode to the Flame”, whilst heading between stages at Hellfest and heard this unholy racket coming from the Valley stage. From the screens I could see 2 people knocking the life out of a drumkit and guitar. …

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MIST – Free Me Of The Sun

MIST at last release their Doom filled debut ‘Free Me Of The Sun’, following on from the well received E.P.’s that caught the attention of many a pair of ears Having already played such hallowed events as Bloodstock, Metal Days, Doom Over Malta and others, there can be no question …

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Pagan Altar – The Room of Shadows

Approaching what will be the last new music we will possibly ever hear from Pagan Altar with the enigmatic Terry Jones on vocals is not a task to be taken lightly. Formed in 1978 and virtually forgotten about until 1998 when their debut album (recorded in 1982) was finally given …

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Hour of 13 – Salt the Dead: The Rare and Unreleased

Hour of 13 – Salt the Dead: The Rare and Unreleased. Hour of 13 are one of those bands held in high reverence in underground circles and always create a stir when there is news of the band. Formed in 2006 and with a history that is less than straight …

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The White Swan – The White

      Following on from their debut E.P. ‘Anubis’, The White Swan have released ‘The White’, another E.P. format release and well worth checking out Brimming with dark doom and stoner riffs, this three track really packs a powerful punch and wades in at an impressive 18 or there …

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Death The Leveller unleash ‘A call to men of noble blood’

Former Irish folk metal outfit, Mael Mórdha & Cursed Earth members give birth to new 90’s doom-inspired project Death The Leveller, with the debut track from their forthcoming self-titled EP due for release on June 12th. Rising from the ashes of Dublin-based Mael Mórdha – purveyors of ‘Gaelic doom metal’ …

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Alunah – Solennial

Solennial is the fourth album from Birmingham based foursome Alunah.  If you like your doom metal a bit old style and with a folk slant then this is the album for you.  Band Members: Sophie Day – Vocals & Guitar, David Day – Guitar, Daniel Burchmore – Bass, Jake Mason – Drums. The album kicks …

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Spiritus Mortis – Year is One

Finland has always been a breeding ground for outstanding doom bands and Spiritus Mortis are no exception. The band formed in 1987 and has an impressive array of demos and split releases along the way – this is actually only their 4th full length release. It has been 7 years …

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Soothsayer – At this Great Depth

Soothsayer hail from Ireland and have been described as doom merchants, however there is a lot more on offer here than doom. They present two hefty tracks with a mixture of influences which have been moulded together to give a unique and dense sound.  The First track “Umpire”, begins with a …

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Elder Druid – Magicka EP

You would think with a name like Elder Druid this band had been sacrificing goats to some other worldly God these past few years.  Not so, once you find out that it is a group of former school friends and sometime students from Ballymena in Northern Ireland who have embraced …

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SubRosa – For This We Fought the Battle of Ages

SubRosa have been described as an experimental sludge-doom metal band from Salt Lake City, Utah. Coming from a well known religious hub makes this band that little bit more intriguing. This album is inspired by the Sci-fi novel “We” written in 1921, the book describes a familiar future wherein human …

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The Watchers, Sign to Ripple Music for Worldwide Releases

Psychedelic Heavyweights, The Watchers, Sign to Ripple Music for Worldwide Releases and Debut New Video ‘Today’ on The Obelisk Ripple Music is thrilled to announce the addition of Bay Area, Stoner/Doom Heavyweights, The Watchers, to their growing family!  Hailing from the great San Francisco Bay Area. The Watchers are a …

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The Doom Dozen – A PlanetMosh Playlist to darken your mood

We thought we would counteract the advent of Spring by bringing you The Doom Dozen, a collection of tracks designed to darken your mood and wipe that silly smile off your face. Doom Metal as it exists now, covers a pretty wide spectrum ranging from your, shall we say traditional …

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Pensevor – Klothod

Epic doom aplenty! Hailing Farnborough, Pensevor really pack a punch and are wanting to prove it with their debut album Klothod. Klothod opens with the truly monolithic slab of doom “Totem”. A song that does exactly as it says on the tin, this is a track that will surely have …

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The Skull plan extensive European tour and limited edition release

Chicago’s doom metal finest, THE SKULL, are set to embark on an extensive European tour next month. The band features former TROUBLE members vocalist Eric Wagner and bassist Ron Holzner, alongside SACRED DAWN guitarist Lothar Keller, former PENTAGRAM drummer Sean Saley, and the recently recruited WITCH MOUNTAIN’s guitarist Rob Wrong. After kicking off their touring responsibilities later this month by playing with …

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Exorcism Recruit Ex Jorn Bass Player Nic Angileri

EXORCISM Recruit Ex JORN Bass Player NIC ANGILERI Heavy Doom metallers EXORCISM featuring RAVEN LORD and METAL MACHINE’s CSABAZVEKAN (vocals) as well as featuring HOLYHELL, REIGN OF TERROR‘s JOE ‘SHREDLORD’STUMP(guitars) have recruited ex JORN, IAN PACE, KHAOS, TORE ST. MOREN bassist NIC ANGILERI to their ranks. The band is currently …

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Slabdragger to Release Second Album “Rise Of The Dawncrusher” in February 2016

Doom Odyssey in 3, 2, 1. . . SLABDRAGGER come back with a new album on Holy Roar Records this February. As much as “space odyssey” could be an accurate term to describe London doom/sludge unit SLABDRAGGER’s forthcoming second album “Rise Of The Dawncrusher” on Holy Roar Records, you’d better be warned that a …

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Exorcism to Re-Release “I Am God” in February 2016

Exorcism to Re-Release “I Am God” New Artwork and Tracklist Revealed Doom heavy metallers EXORCISM will re-release their debut effort, “I AM GOD”, on  February 13 2016 via Dream Records. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Gragoth and Zvekan.   Recordings: All drums by Garry King recorded …

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The Moth Gatherer to Premiere New Track on BBC Radio 1

THE MOTH GATHERER to Premiere New Track on BBC Radio 1 Swedish sludge, doom, electro, post-rock visionaries, THE MOTH GATHERER, are going to premiere a new song, “Attacus Atlas”, exclusively on BBC Radio 1. It will be the final song of Daniel P. Carter‘s Rock Show, which airs this coming Sunday (November 8th) at 7PM GMT (8PM CET). The …

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Undersmile – Anhedonia (Black Bow Records)

A creeping melody creeps from the speakers as Undersmile unleash their second full length record with the track “Labyrinths” which has an uneasy atmosphere and has you expecting the worst. No jolt to the system, no hammer to the skull just yet. The cello joins the melancholy after the first …

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