“Listen, are we helpless? Are we doomed to do it again and again and again? Have we no choice but to play the Phoenix in an unending sequence of rise and fall? Assyria, Babylon, Egypt, Greece, Carthage, Rome, the Empires of Charlemagne and the Turk: Ground to dust and plowed with salt. Spain, France, Britain, […]Read more "DOOM CHARTS FOR JUNE 2017"
In my eyes, indisposed In disguises no one knows Hides the face, lies the snake The sun in my disgrace Boiling heat, summer stench ‘Neath the black the sky looks dead Call my name through the cream And I’ll hear you scream again Black hole sun Won’t you come And wash away the rain Black […]Read more "Doom Charts For May 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"
“The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination” -H.P. Lovecraft You have come to the right place, acolytes of the Apocalypse. This is Doom Charts, a global collective of bloggers, album reviewers, podcasters, and radio show hosts with their fingers on the pulse of the heavy underground. […]Read more "Doom Charts for December 2016"
Welcome to Doom Charts, representing some of the finest bloggers, radio and podcasters and album reviewers from the doom-stoner underground around the globe. Each month, our critics submit their picks for the best new doom-sludge metal and stoner-psychedelic rock albums. The results are compiled and tabulated into the chart below. This is a one-stop shop […]Read more "Doom Charts for September 2016"
This month the charts come a bit later than usual. Not blaming the current state of the planet, but it cannot be denied politics are eating up the interwebs, citizens and non-citizens alike are spouting unhealthy amounts of racism, fascism, trumpism, clintonism, brexitism, and all sorts of god awful hatred and opinions all over the […]Read more "The Doom Charts For July 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"