“Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.” ~ Mark Twain March sure came in like a lion and out like a god damn lion in terms of the heavy underground. Being April Fools day on this glorious day of the March 2019 Doom Charts list […]Read more "Doom Charts – March 2019"
Ramblin’ Roze – Old Time Revival (2019) (Beijing, China) Beiging China folks. Who says that the far east can’t write down home southern Americana licks. Ha, well I wouldn’t necessarily call this Americana or southern rock but the fact that these boys from Beijing are jamming some wild and fuzzy blues rock is worth the […]Read more "Friday Freebie – Ramblin Roze"
THE DOOMED & STONED SHOW -Season 5, Episode 2- Back from winter hibernation and ready to take on the world again! Join us in this brand new episode of The Doomed & Stoned Show as we look at our favorite tracks from the featured albums at the Doom Charts. This time, we’re looking at the […]Read more "Doom Chart Countdown – February 2019"
Monocluster – Ocean (2019) (Cologne, Germany) Monocluster are back with their highly anticipated follow up to their 2015 debut self titled album. I can vividly remember digging the hell out of their album then especially remembering that album cover with the heavy equipment in vintage style print. It’s definitely loaded with heavy artillery in terms […]Read more "Friday Freebie: Monocluster – Ocean"
Pesta – Faith Bathed in Blood (2019) (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) This is my kind of DOOM. It has many of the classic elements of true doom, a ton of groove, big fat riffs, Ozzy-esque vocals giving it a bonafide nostalgia effect, yet all in the same bringing a modern stoned out fuzz into the mix. […]Read more "Friday Freebie: Pesta – Faith Bathed in Blood"
“I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some […]Read more "Doom Charts – February 2019"
Silver Devil – Paralyzed (2019) (Gävle, Sweden) “The swedish band SILVER DEVIL fuzzoholics is like being run down by some rampant trucker on meth, you get truckloads of fuzz and piles of everything that stoner rock is all about and these animals are without any doubt comparable to bands like Dozer. They have marked their […]Read more "Friday Freebie – Silver Devil"
The Lunar Effect – Calm Before the Calm (London, England) Hot off their debut appearance on the January Doom Chart coming in at #9 slot, The Lunar Effect have decided to donate a grip of bandcamp codes to you the fans. This band is sweeping the attention of the contributors so far this year with […]Read more "Friday Freebie – The Lunar Effect"
May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early! My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall! ~Aleister Crowley A new year is upon us and we find ourselves thinking how incredibly impossible it could be to top the year prior […]Read more "Doom Charts – January 2019"
Mirror of Deception – The Estuary (Göppingen, Germany) For those that know their doom metal, you know about Mirror of Deception. The band is legendary in the doom scene based on further review. Admittedly, The Estuary was my initial exposure to the band but I must say this is what traditional doom is all about. […]Read more "MIRROR OF DECEPTION – THE ESTUARY"