Doom Charts 2019 Favorites – Paul Rote

We’re not done with our lists yet folks. In fact, thinking about it, we’re pretty much dedicated to providing you lists as our primary service. Today, ‘Papa’ Paul Rote shares his favorite albums from 2019. For those that don’t know Paul, he’s pretty much a legend in the underground scene and has been following the heavy music since the beginning. He’s got a rather defined taste as you can see below, and we thoroughly enjoy his contributions to the charts. You’ve likely seen his profile blurbs on Bandcamp. Give him a follow and stay tuned for more.

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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25.   BLACK ROAD – WITCH OF THE FUTURE

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24.  GREEN LUNG – WOODLAND RITES

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23.  SACRED MONSTER – WORSHIP THE WEIRD

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22.  HAZEMAZE – HYMNS OF THE DAMNED

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21.  PARALYZED – HIDDEN SUN

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20.  THE PILGRIM – WALKING INTO THE FOREST

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19.  GRETEL – PROTEO

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18.  MIRROR – PYRAMID OF TERROR

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17.  GOLDEN GRASS – 100 ARROWS

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16. SONIC DAWN – ECLIPSE

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15.  GIN LADY – TALL SUN CROOKED MOON

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14.  CRYPT TRIP – HAZE COUNTY

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13.  SKANSKA MORD – BLUES FROM THE TOMB

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12. PASTOR – UNVEIL

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11.  DOOMSTRESS – SLEEP AMONG THE DEAD

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10.  VISDOM – WHITE HEART

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9.    STYGIAN FAIR – NADIR

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8.    SKUNK – STRANGE VIBRATIONS

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7.    ROSALIE CUNNINGHAM- ROSALIE CUNNINGHAM

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6.    TANITH – ANOTHER TIME

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5.    SCARECROW- SCARECROW

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4.    WITCHER’S CREED – AWAKENED FROM THE TOMB

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3.    HEAVY FEATHER – DEBRIS AND RUBBLE

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2.    HIGH REEPER – HIGHER REEPER

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1.    CHURCH OF THE COSMIC SKULL – EVERYBODY IS GOING TO DIE

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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.

 

One thought on “Doom Charts 2019 Favorites – Paul Rote

  1. Having a blast listening to these. Played Scarecrow from start to finish for the first time and wow! Love the orchestral backing on there. Great selection!

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