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 August 2016"
This month the charts come a bit later than usual. Not blaming the current state of the planet, but it cannot be denied politics are eating up the interwebs, citizens and non-citizens alike are spouting unhealthy amounts of racism, fascism, trumpism, clintonism, brexitism, and all sorts of god awful hatred and opinions all over the […]Read more "The Doom Charts For July 2016"
And then there was a sound. Like a bootheel on a wooden floor. A fist on the lid of a coffin. Slow at first. Then speeding up. Faster and faster until the sound became a furious barrage. And with it came the pure ecstasy of perfect recognition… Indeed. It was my honor to work out […]Read more "The Doom Charts For June 2016"
It’s my turn to do this month’s Doom Charts. Getting quite good at doing this. Sorting the scores can be rather frustrating but I do get to discover a ton of great music that I missed when running Outlaws Of The Sun. There’s bands on this month’s list that I didn’t even know about. So […]Read more "The DOOM CHARTS for MAY 2016"
“There’s a creepiness to this record, and a bleakness” … Hope this Doom Chart makes your springtime a little bit gloomierRead more "The DOOM CHART for April 2016"
This is perhaps the strangest list that we’ve published so far. 18 new entries compared to previous months. It’s a testament to the brilliant new music that we have listened to over the last few weeks or so. It shows bands within the Doom/Sludge/Stoner Metal world have released some breathtaking albums already. Some can be considered […]Read more "The DOOM CHART for March 2016"
Like most of my contemporaries, I listen to so much music that a lot is easily forgotten, but this album … is a real stand out and it’s essential you check it out …Read more "The DOOM CHART for February 2016"