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Abyssic – High The Memory

Norwegian Symphonic Doom / Death Metal outfit Abyssic release their 2nd album ‘High The Memory’. This follows on from 2016’s ‘A Winters Tale’. Abyssic consist of current and former members of such bands as Borknagar and Funeral to name but a few. These guys are taking Doom to a different level and …

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The Scars In Pneuma – The Path Of Seven Sorrows

Hailing from the City of Brescia in Italy, at the foot of the Alps, The Scars In Pneuma introduce themselves with this their debut album, ‘The Path Of Seven Sorrows’. Formed initially as a solo project in late 2016, vocalist, guitarist and bassist Lorenzo Marchello decided to make the project into …

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Nailed To Obscurity – Black Frost

The German Doom Metallers, Nailed To Obscurity (NTO), return with their fourth full length album and their first on the Nuclear Blast label, and I have to say I’m not disappointed. There’s a nice eerie start to this album in the form of the title track. Drums, slowly followed by …

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Kurokuma and Blind Monarch to tour UK

Blind Monarch

KUROKUMA AND BLIND MONARCH ANNOUNCE UK TOUR UK doom bands KUROKUMA and BLIND MONARCH are pleased to announce that they will embark on a short string of UK dates in early 2019. Blind Monarch commented, “As the frosts thaw, the Blind Monarch begins a pilgrimage from beneath the shadow of …

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Corpsessed – Impetus of Death

Finland’s finest Doom/Thrashers Corpsessed release their second full length album ‘Impetus of Death’. The first ‘Abysmal Thresholds’ was released back in 2014 and was well received. However, with ‘Impetus Of Death’ Corpsessed have tuned their sound somewhat differently, in that it now sounds cleaner and more ‘live’. I prefer this …

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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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