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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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Saints of Death Unleash New Lyric Video ‘Revolution’

Vancouver’s Double Bassist Attack SAINTS OF DEATH Unleash New Lyric Video ‘Revolution’ & Debut Self-Titled EP Out Sept 25th Line Up – L-R – Stony Gingras – 5 String Bass / BU Vocals, Twan Holliday – 8 String Bass/Lead Vocals, Christopher James – Drums, Phil Henri – 6 String Guitar / BU Vocals (Photo Credit …

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AHAB – Unveil Video Teaser of Upcoming Music Video

 AHAB – Unveil Video Teaser of Upcoming Music Video     They are hitting the sea again! Nautical Doomsters AHAB cast their net across the oceans and capture their fans with their impressive soundscape! The German quartet are set to release their album The Boats Of The Glen Carrig on August …

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Nomadic Rituals / Tome – Split (Self Released)

Two relatively new bands from Northern Ireland have come together to unleash this monstrous split vinyl onto an unsuspecting public. Nomadic Rituals released a full length “Holy Giants” last year which was well received and this one track “The Great Dying” is picking up where it left off. Its 2 …

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Bast – Spectres (Burning World Records)

Bast are a 3 piece from London who deals in Doom and suffocating atmospheres. They have been on the circuit now for 6 years and in that time have perfected their sound whilst supporting the likes of Ufomammut, Bong and more recently with Conan. “In the Beginning” plunges headfirst into …

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Alunah – Awakening the Forest

English band Alunah have been doing the rounds for a few years now and have appeared on prestige festival line-ups such as Desertfest and Hard Rock Hell. Awakening the Forest is their third full length release and one that sees a step up from the previous 2 records. Being roughly …

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Planet of Zeus – Vigilante

I will admit I’m not au fait with Greece’s musical contributions aside from Firewind and that Iced Earth recorded a live album there many years ago. So a stoner groove laden rock band called Planet Of Zeus piqued my interested when it’s latest release “Vigilante” was up for review. Opening …

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Cold Blue Mountain Old Blood

Califiornia’ s Cold Blue Mountain, to me, are somewhat of an anomoly. When a band has numerous influences and straddle many sub genres often the result is somewhat confused and directionless. The second full length offering “Old Blood” combines doom/sludge with post-rock with harsh vocals similar to that of  Parkway …

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Electric Wizard – Time to Die

If there’s one thing you can give credit to Electric Wizard for, it’s sticking to their guns. Time to Die, their eighth studio album released at the end of last month, continues that trend. Throughout their now 21 year history, they’ve never swayed to the mainstream, never gone along with …

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Jess and the Ancient Ones- Castenda

Finnish psychedelic doom  Jess and the Ancient Ones  have, to my delight released  a 10″ two track, Castaneda. JATAO (Jess and the Ancient Ones) possess two things that make them special, superb songwriting and direction. They know where they wish to bring the listener and how to do it.Following on …

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Black Moth – Condemned to Hope

Rising from the Leeds underground scene Black Moth have already made quite an impression in the doom/sludge metal genre they currently occupy. Condemned To Hope is their second album following the well received 2012 debut album The Killing Jar. Not being someone who would normally pick up an album from …

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Albez Duz – The Coming of Mictlan

The internet is really a double-edged sword. There is more entertainment than you could ever imagine all in the palm of your hand. Unfortunately with that, there is a lot of stuff that is derivative and  lacking any talent. On the other hand to get gems sometimes you have to go …

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Kuolemanlaakso – Tullijousten

Finland has long been the purveyors of fine Doom including Reverend Bizarre, Unholy, Skepticism and Swallow the Sun, which leads into Kuolemanlaakso whom feature a member of Swallow the Sun. This is the second full length release and sits somewhere in the land of doom with a gothic tinge. The …

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Solstice – Death’s Crown is Victory (White Horse)

Solstice hail from the depths of Yorkshire and have been challenging and berating the mainstream since 1991. At the helm of this mighty ship is the formidable Rich Walker who has steered the band through multiple line up changes and labels but has never bowed down to ideals of the …

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