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"
The Doom Loom’s Top 40 Albums of 2020It has been a crazy year. There is no doubt it was. You don’t need me to tell you that. However, we must count ourselves fortunate that great artists continue to create in a time of despair for most. Art is an outlet. This year, artists have had […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – The Doom Loom"
Music has been my refuge and comfort this year more than any other in my living memory. The lockdowns and restrictions placed upon us during the Covid-19 pandemic have denied us all of so many of life’s pleasures, but the community spirit within the Heavy Underground has remained undimmed. I have forged new friendships and […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Bob “Mr. Weirdbeard” Baker"
Thanks to the band(s) and labels for the codes to give out to the fans. Read below a little about this split release and consider supporting the heavy underground and sharing with a friend. Press: After releasing our albums (‘Turkish Delights’ for Fátima and ‘Summer of Seum’ for Seum) in 2020 and seeing that we […]Read more "Bandcamp Freebie – Seum / Fatima Split"
Martin Desbois’ favorite 2020 albums list is presented below. Martin is one of our latest contributors and a strong advocate of the heavy underground scene. LOWRIDER – REFRACTIONS WYTCH HAZEL – III:PENTECOST BUTTERFLY – DOORWAYS OF TIME KIND – MENTAL NUDGE PSYCHLONA – VENUS SKYTRIP KING GORM – KING GORM ELEPHANT TREE – HABITS BRANDA […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Martin Desbois"
Best of 2020 – Heavy in the Hills – Jim Thompson Here’s my list where I compare apples to oranges. My number one and number two picks this year are perfect examples of that. Two albums that couldn’t be more different but I love them both. How do you (or I) decide which one is […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Jim ‘Tastes Like Dirt’ Thompson"
God’s Holy Trousers as Steve likes to say. What a year once again in the music scene and Steve’s list is proof. He’s one to follow if you’re not already following him on bandcamp. The man the myth, the legend Mr. Rogder gives us his top 30 for 2020. 30. Sleepwulf – Sleepwulf 29. Slomosa […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Steve Rodger"