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"
Making an album should be an honest experience. It shouldn’t be about trying to gauge where popular music is today; it should be about artistic expression and putting down what you want to put down. ~Scott Weiland I think that about sums up the Doom Charts intent as well. We are listeners and fans, some […]Read more "Doom Charts Top 100 Albums of 2018"