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Tovarish Reveals New Album Details!

Providence, Rhode Island-based experimental/doom metal outfit Tovarish present their harrowing new album, ‘If The War Comes Tomorrow’,  as the band marks its tenth year in existence. Now confirmed for a release through Argonauta Records on July 5th 2019, the track listing, cover art, a brief trailer, and additional details on …

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Master Charger – Eroding Empires

I had the ultimate pleasure of watching, photographing, meeting and interviewing one of Nottingham’s finest at Hammerfest in March. Their set was full of Black Doom, galloping beats and low lighting. The three combined set the perfect aura for their set. I’ve been keen to review a studio recording of …

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Mad Spanner – Life Absurd

There must be something other than water in the River Severn as it flows through the normally sedate Shropshire town of Shrewsbury to addle the brains of Mad Spanner when they came to write their latest album, the aptly titled Life Absurd as it seems to have turned them into …

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Lord Vicar announce European tour dates for May 2019

Lord Vicar, the doom metal band from Reverend Bizarre’s Kimi Kärki (aka Peter Vicar), have announced their European tour dates for May 2019.  Supported by international Doomsters Thronehammer, the tour will lead them through Germany, Poland and the Netherlands. Dates are as follows: 03. May Würzburg, Germany @ Immerhin 04. May …

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The Crawling release new single ‘Rancid Harmony’

The Crawling are a doom/death metal act from the concrete maze of Northern Ireland. The closure of 2018 saw the release of their sophomore album, ‘Wolves And The Hideous White’.  An exploration of the human desire to belong. Their latest single ‘Rancid Harmony’  focuses on formation and breakdown of relationships, …

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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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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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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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Jupiterian – ‘Archaic’ EP

Jupiterian - Artwork

Hailing from São Paulo, Jupiterian play the sort of funereal doom-laden sludge metal that is darker and denser than the rainforests which surround their home city. This EP was originally released in Brazil last July (and subsequently has been succeeded by a second EP, ‘Proclamation’, in the latter part of …

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Apostate to release second album in March

Apostate - Time Of Terror artwork

Ukrainian doom metallers Apostate are to release their second album, ‘Time Of Terror’, through Ferrrum on March 2. Originally formed in 1993, the band released one EP, ‘A Song Of The Dead Lake’, in 1997, before splitting up the following year.  Following the release of a retrospective, ‘From Consign To …

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Bast interview with Craig Bryant – October, 2014

BLACK BOW RECORDS announce first release – new album from Bast!

Bast will be the first band playing on the Eyesore Merch stage in the Damnation festival in Leeds already in less than a week. The band is truly looking forward to this festival and so do the fans as the festival is selling out the tickets very well. Let’s see …

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Black Moth – Garage Attic, Glasgow – 05/10/2014

.@blackmothmusic @LimbtheBand gig reviewed by @AnybodyBC for @Planetmosh With just less than one month until the mighty autumn indoors event in Leeds – Damnation festival some of the bands, who are going to show up there, are touring, so one has a possibility to check them in more intimate atmosphere …

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Lonely Kamel, The Order Of Israfel – Audio, Glasgow – 30/09/2014

@LonelyKamelBand gig @AudioGlasgow reviewed by @AnybodyBC for @Planetmosh They say doom metal is popular here and stoner rock with the hints of psychedelia is getting increasingly popular as well. I wouldn’t be so sure about it. Well, unless it is huge band making thunderstorm sound concert in big venue. Otherwise, …

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Bloody Hammers – Under Satan’s Sun

“Bloody Hammers are a heavy rock band from Transylvania County, North Carolina.” Their latest ten-song disc, Under Satan’s Sun, was released in 2014 on Napalm Records. “Although commonly viewed as gothic rock, the band have incorporated elements of doom metal, stoner metal, and psychedelic rock.” By their name and the …

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Automaton – Echoes Of Mount Ida

This debut three track EP from Athenians five piece Automaton is one which is unashamedly and proudly rooted in the drone doom tradition of bands such as Sleep and YOB, with the heritage of these acts seeping and flowing through every last second of the 33 compulsive minutes. With fuzzed-out …

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Sons Of Crom – Victory (Single)

A ‘one man band’ type project, Sons Of Crom features the work of two Swedish / Finnish musicians: Janne Posti and Iiro Sarkki. Their new 12-minute “epic single”, “Victory”, is meant to serve as a rule or yardstick to show what they’re capable of, or what their upcoming full-length album …

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Orchid – ‘The Zodiac Sessions’

Orchid - The Zodiac Sessions artwork

Following the huge success of their big label debut, ‘The Mouths Of Madness’, earlier this year, this timely re-issue brings together san Francisco psych-doomsters Zodiac’s two pre-Nuclear Blast releases – the ‘The Through The Devil’s Doorway’ EP and 2011’s full-lengther ‘Capricorn’, both originally released on The Church Within Records – …

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Paradise Lost – Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities)

Twenty five years of existence as a band is a hell of an achievement in the world of heavy metal. Many bands have come and gone, many have tried to adapt and conquer, many have failed, yet Paradise Lost, a band of many faces has prevailed. 2013 marks the quadranscentennial …

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War Iron – Of Prophecy And Alchemy

True underground black metal bands used to pride themselves on a few things: sparse instrumentation, evil vocals, and what used to be termed “basement production”. True to form, but from 2013, we’re introduced to War Iron, a band from Ireland. Their EP, Of Prophecy And Alchemy, plods along in a …

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Vattnet Viskar – ‘Sky Swallower’

Vattnet Viskar - Artwork

Proving that first impressions can indeed be deceptive, Vattnet Viskar, despite their Swedish monicker do not, in fact, hail from the northern wastelands of Scandinavia but rather from the shores of the eastern United States… their name (which translates as ‘The Water Whispers’), however, is a definite homage to the …

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