Doom Charts 2019 Favorites – Leanne Ridgeway

Leanne Ridgeway the mother of the up and coming music site Riff Relevant presents us her favorite albums from 2019 in alphabetical order. God bless her heart, this makes it a bit easier to edit even. For those that have put these lists together you know that really your top 25 are all #1 at some point throughout the year. Here are Leanne’s #1s of the year. Thanks Leanne for everything you do.

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…

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BASK – III

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BEES MADE HONEY IN THE VEIN TREE – GRANDMOTHER

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BIG BUSINESS – THE BEAST YOU ARE

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BIG SCENIC NOWHERE – DYING ON THE MOUNTAIN

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CAVE IN – FINAL TRANSMISSION

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CLOUDS TASTE SATANIC – EVIL EYE

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DÖ – ASTRAL DEATH CULT

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ETHEREAL RIFFIAN – LEGENDS

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GEEZER – SPIRAL FIRES

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GOATESS – BLOOD AND WINE

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HORSEBURNER – THE THIEF

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IRATA – TOWER

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LO-PAN – SUBTLE

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LORD DYING – MYSTERIUM TRMENDUM

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MOS GENERATOR – SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTIONS

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NEBULA – HOLY SHIT

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PALACE IN THUNDERLAND – THE KING OF THE EMPTY AEON

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PLANET OF ZEUS – FAITH IN PHYSICS

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REDSCALE – FEED THEM TO THE LIONS

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RUSSIAN CIRCLES – BLOOD YEAR

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SÂVER – THEY CAME WITH SUNLIGHT

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STEW – PEOPLE

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STONE FROM THE SKY – BREAK A LEG

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TEL – LOWLIFE

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TORCHE – ADMISSION

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VALLEY OF THE SUN – OLD GODS

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VERTICAL – VOL. 3

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VOKONIS – GRASPING TIME

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WORSHIPPER – LIGHT IN THE WIRE

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ZED – VOLUME

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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,Orange Maze); 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);  Shasta Beast (Stoner Hive); 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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