“It wasn’t the New World that mattered… Columbus died almost without seeing it; and not really knowing what he had discovered. It’s life that matters, nothing but life — the process of discovering, the everlasting and perpetual process, not the discovery itself, at all.” ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Idiot Indeed, that is what this music […]Read more "Doom Charts for February 2017"
“It was a bright cold day in January, and the clocks were striking thirteen…” ~ George Orwell The year has begun! A month has passed. And we have been treated to at least or an almost cool hundred of new releases in the heavy genre. But ofcourse some of those December releases are still on […]Read more "The Doom Charts For January 2017"
“There is not much mental distance between a feeling of having been screwed and the ethic of total retaliation, or at least the kind of random revenge that comes with outraging the public decency.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson A snide dig at the current state of the world. But that is all you will get […]Read more "Best of 2016"
“The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination” -H.P. Lovecraft You have come to the right place, acolytes of the Apocalypse. This is Doom Charts, a global collective of bloggers, album reviewers, podcasters, and radio show hosts with their fingers on the pulse of the heavy underground. […]Read more "Doom Charts for December 2016"
“For a hundred years or more the world, our world, has been dying. And not one man, in these last hundred years or so, has been crazy enough to put a bomb up the asshole of creation and set it off. The world is rotting away, dying piecemeal. But it needs the coup de grace, […]Read more "The Doom Charts for November 2016"
We knew something heavy was at work, constantly pulling the ever darkening cloud-cover southeast. Slowly covering everything from horizon to horizon. It was a low full look all of us recognized. More heaviness was to come… And there was the idea that this storm might be the worst they’d ever seen… Every month again. Over […]Read more "The Doom Charts For October 2016"
Welcome to Doom Charts, representing some of the finest bloggers, radio and podcasters and album reviewers from the doom-stoner underground around the globe. Each month, our critics submit their picks for the best new doom-sludge metal and stoner-psychedelic rock albums. The results are compiled and tabulated into the chart below. This is a one-stop shop […]Read more "Doom Charts for September 2016"