For most of us this time last year we were getting our first taste of the COVID blues. Fast forward to 2021, and it appears there is some light at the end of the tunnel. In many areas live music is making its way back on track, cases seem to be trailing off and we’re […]Read more "Doom Charts – February 2021"
“Music doesn’t lie. If there’s something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music” Jimi Hendrix Be the change they always say… The world is a crazy place right now no matter what side of the spectrum you reside. Rather than dwell on the negatives, we try and focus on […]Read more "Doom Charts – January 2021"
HOREHOUND – WEIGHT(Heavy Metal, Doom, Post Metal, Sludge, Stoner)Pittsburg, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh’s Horehound distills a potent blend of snarling riffs, morose melodies, and rhythmic intricacy that owes equally to doom metal convention and goth/dark ambient atmosphere. Over the course of several releases, the band has established themselves as mainstays at major doom festivals. Watch for performances […]Read more "FRIDAY FREEBIE – HOREHOUND"
Ffo: Black Sabbath, Karma To Burn, Earthless, Mastodon, Bongripper APF is delighted to present the debut, eponymous EP by Wall. It will be released on 15th January 2021. First single Wrath of the Serpent was released digitally on all platforms on 26th October. Elliot and Ryan Cole have been stalwarts of the international stoner doom […]Read more "Friday Freebie – Wall – Wall"
We’ve still got more lists creeping in from our dedicated team. It’s Sunday today, and we’ve got none other than Mel with Sunday’s Heavy Tunes who has been making taste in the heavy underground for a long time. She’s always bringing great, HEAVY bands to the forefront of the scene. Many albums not featured on […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Mel"
We all know what a shit show 2020 was, in pretty much every way. Except for maybe one. Music. I honestly don’t know what I would have done with the year had it not been for the onslaught of great music we were subjected to. With all the spare time I had to fill, I […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Jonny Pirie"
As the late Jim Morrison once professed, “The future’s uncertain and the end is always near” … well that certainly seems true as 2020 delivered a massive blow in the form of a global pandemic. It’s been a tough time and many of us have suffered great losses, personally and provisionally, we talk about it […]Read more "Doom Charts Top 100 Albums of 2020"
Today we feature our good friend and fellow contributor, Shasta Beast’s Top 25 albums of 2020. Shasta is one of those guys over at Stoner Hive. You know the type. Cool ass people. IZZY AND THE BLACK TREES – TRUST NO ONEA diverse mix of styles from post-punk to fuzzy stoner, Izzy herself brings powerhouse […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Shasta Beast"
2020 – What a year! Overshadowed by a virus, which rose up like an apocalyptic beast, spreading fear and terror, bringing death and disease. For many of us music was the stop and comfort, which saved us from madness. Thanks a lot for all the awesome musicians, bands, labels, blogs, podcasts and fans! Graciously we survived 2020 […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Captain Beyond Zen"
I survived with my sanity because of the music I constantly listened to. Doom, stoner, psych, punk – most of it produced under extraordinary conditions or isolation. With earphones firmly glued on my head, the one certainty I had during this year was that music that soothed my savage soul also helped to heal it. […]Read more "Doom Charts – December 2020"