“How many more nights and weird mornings can this terrible shit go on? How long can the body and the brain tolerate this doom-struck craziness? This grinding of teeth, this pouring of sweat, this pounding of blood in the temples… small blue veins gone amok in front of the ears, sixty and seventy hours with […]Read more "Doom Charts for July 2017"
“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore — ” ~ Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven And that I did… Ponder those amazing albums released last year, last decade, in recent and a history long passed. Are we able to grasp all […]Read more "Doom Charts for April 2017"
“But there was only that silence, as in the five or ten minutes before a vicious thundersquall strikes, when the purple heads stack up in the sky overhead and the light turns a queer purple-yellow and the wind dies completely and you can smell a thick aroma like overcharged car batteries in the air…” ~ […]Read more "Doom Charts for March 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"
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"
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"