“As from the smoke is freed the blaze,So let our faith burn bright!And if they crush our golden ways,Who e’er can crush Thy light?” ~The First Walpurgis-Night , Goethe We end the month of April with a folklorically traditionally time, an ancient holiday of sorts. That which is known as The Witches Sabbath or Beltane, […]Read more "Doom Charts – April 2021"
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new” -Socrates As the old folk lore goes, March came in like a lion and out like a, well in the Doom Charts case, a fucking lion. Another solid month of new tunes, 23 of […]Read more "Doom Charts – March 2021"
It’s come with great regret that we are quitting the Doom Charts. It’s been a good ride but we really have had a change of heart in the recent month. We are realizing that there is no money in rock n roll and we are going to chase the dream and pursue crappy genres that […]Read more "Doom Charts Quits"
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"