Doom Charts 2019 Favorites – Tony Van Dorston

Welcome to Doom Charts, representing some of the finest bloggers, journalists, radio, podcasters and album reviewers from the heavy underground around the globe.  Each month, our critics submit their picks for the best new doom, sludge metal, stoner-psychedelic and heavy rock albums.  The results are compiled and tabulated into the chart below.  This is a one-stop shop for the best new albums in the world…

Next up in our contributor spotlight, we bring you the master mind behind the blog Fast ‘n’ Bulbous, Mr. Tony Van Dorston aKa “Fester”. Tony has been a contributor to the charts since damn near the beginning and a connoisseur of fine music for years. Totally impressed with his highly diverse range and knowledge of music history and underground acts. Below are his “Doom” favorites pulled from his feature ‘Fester’s Lucky 13’ on Fast ‘n’ Bulbous, highlighting his 2019 favorites. Wow is all I can say. The man is a beast.

Also check out his best of playlist on Spotify:

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25. Monasterium – Church Of Bones (Nine)

GET IT HERE

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24. Bloody Hammers – The Summoning (Napalm)

GET IT HERE

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23. Clouds Taste Satanic – Evil Eye (Kinda Like Music)

GET IT HERE

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22. High Priest – Sanctum EP (Magnetic Eye)

GET IT HERE

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21. Eternal Black – Slow Burn Suicide (Obsidian Sky)

GET IT HERE

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20. Beastmaker – Eye Of The Storm EP (Church Records)

GET IT HERE

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19. Doomstress – Sleep Among The Dead (Ripple)

GET IT HERE

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18. Lord Vicar – The Black Powder (Church Within)

GET IT HERE

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17. Troll – Legend Master (Shadow Kingdom)

GET IT HERE

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16. Green Lung – Woodland Rites (Kozmik Artifactz)

GET IT HERE

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15. Ogre – Thrice As Strong (Cruz Del Sur)

GET IT HERE

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14. Alunah – Violet Hour (Heavy Psych)

GET IT HERE

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13. Goatess – Blood And Wine (Svart) 

GET IT HERE

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12. Flesh Of The Stars – Mercy (Flesh) 

GET IT HERE

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11. Brume – Rabbits (Magnetic Eye) 

GET IT HERE

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10. High Reeper – Higher Reeper (Heavy Psych)

GET IT HERE

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9. Black Road – Witch Of The Future (BloodRock)

GET IT HERE

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8. Monolord – No Comfort (Relapse) 

GET IT HERE

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7. Crypt Sermon – The Ruins Of Fading Light (Dark Descent)

GET IT HERE

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6. Saint Vitus – Saint Vitus (Season Of Mist) 

GET IT HERE

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5. Orodruin – Ruins Of Eternity (Shadow Kingdom)

GET IT HERE

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4. Scarecrow – Scarecrow (Ritual Sound)

GET IT HERE

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3. Worshipper – Light In The Wire (Tee Pee)

GET IT HERE

separator2. Lowcaster – Flames Arise (Ripple)

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1.Magic Circle – Departed Souls (20 Buck Spin)

GET IT HERE

 

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Special thanks to the ongoing contributors to the monthly Doom Chart.  You folks help give voice to the heavy underground:

Aaron Pickford (The Sludgelord); Adam Walsh (Earmunchies); Andy Benson (Nerve Salad); A.S. Van Dorston (Fast n’ Bulbous); Bryan Coffey (Indy Metal Vault); Bill Goodman (The Evil Engineer); Billy Goate (Doomed & Stoned); Rob Blasko (VolumeForever.com); Bob “Mr. Weird Beard” Baker (More Fuzz Podcast); Bobby Rayfield (Trendkill Radio); Brandon Collins(Super Dank Metal Jams); Bryan Coffey (Indy Metal Vault); Bucky Brown (The Ripple Effect);  Clint Willis (Hand of Doom Radio); Chris Beck (Doom Tomb Podcast); Chris Latta (Indy Metal Vault); Doktor420 (Stoner HiVe);  Doombeard (DoomBeardZine); Frazer Jones (Desert Psychlist);  Geoff Leapord (Atom Heart Mutha); Gram ‘Son of Sam’ Pola (Dirty Denim);  Héctor “Mr. Heavyhead” Hurtado (More Fuzz); Hugo Hulleman (Metalfan.nl); Jamey Morris (Fistful of DOOM); Jason Roach (Indy Metal Vault); Jay Morgan (High Desert Valley Radio); Jim Thompson (Heavy in the Hills); Joe Eldridge (Shadebeast Records); John Gist, (Vegas Rock Revolution); Joop Konraad (Stoner HiVe); Ken Elliott (Heavy Planet);  Kyle Twadelle (Stoner HiVe); Leanne Ridgeway (Riff Relevant); Lucas Klaukien (Outlaws of the Sun); Lyk (Phantasmagoria); Magnus Tannergren (Into The Void Radio); Marc-Eric Gagnon (Stonefly Effects); Marc C. Pietrek (VITRIOL, INC / A DARK UNITED FRONT); Marcus Greybeard (FuzzHeavy Podcast); Mari Knox Knox (Doomed & Stoned); Mark Partin (The Ripple Effect); Martin Petrov (Rawk’n’Roll); Matt Slighter (Cheeto) (Hwy 420, Core of Destruction Radio) Matthew Thomas (Taste Nation); Matheus Jacques (October Doom); Mathieu Van Der Hert (Dutch European Stoner Rock);  Melissa Marie (Doomed & Stoned); Melissa Spence, (Stoner Witch Radio);  Mike Williams (I Talk to Planets); Pat Harrington (Electric Beard Of Doom);  Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker (Riff Relevant);  ‘Papa’ Paul Rote (Doomed & Stoned); Reek of STOOM (Stoner HiVe); Remi (Remi VL); Roberto Lucas (Denpa Fuzz); Roberto Fuentes (La Habitación 235); Rod Reinhardt (Captain Beyond Zen); Samir Asfahani (Super Dank Metal Jams); Steve Howe (Outlaws of the Sun);  Steve Miller (Vertical Chamber Apparatus); Steve Rodger (God’s Holy Trousers); Steve Woodier (Shrieks From Below); Svempa Alveving (Into The Void Radio); Tanguy ‘Mr Fuzz’ Dupré (More Fuzz); Tom Hanno (Tom’s Album Reviews); Tom Schmahl (Rock Circuz); Tony Maim (Black Insect LaughterStoner HiVe); Tony Van Dorston (Fast n Bulbous)

Feel free to send in your albums to stonerdoomcharts@gmail.com where they’ll be delegated to the crew above to determine their thoughts and gather the votes at the end of the month. Leave us comments below and let us know what you think about the Charts.

 

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