Welcome to Doom Charts, representing some of the finest bloggers, journalists, radio, podcasters and album reviewers from the heavy underground around the globe. Each month, our critics submit their picks for the best new doom, sludge metal, stoner-psychedelic and heavy rock albums. The results are compiled and tabulated into the chart below. This is a […]Read more "Doom Charts 2019 Favorites – Reek of Stoom"
“We know the sound of the freeway better than we do the rivers, the howl of distant trains better than wolf howls, we know the smell of gas and freshly wet concrete and burned rubber better than we do the smell of cedar or sage or even fry bread – which isn’t traditional… But nothing […]Read more "Doom Charts – October 2019"
“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” Frank Zappa This month the Doom Charts theme is progression. Not in a literal sense, but as Mr. Zappa says above, deviation from the norm. Norm being popular music and trends that we see getting attention in mainstream culture. The Doom Charts aren’t here to compete […]Read more "Doom Charts – September 2019"
On the seventh month of Doom the July charts crushed the sun. Good thing, its damn hot up in here.Read more "Doom Charts – July 2019"
We want the old Rome! But a better version of Rome!” That’s just me going “you want a better version of yourself in the future”. I want to build a better version of me who’s more compassionate, more understanding, more awakened more loving. All those things that you think “I could have been but I […]Read more "Doom Charts – June 2019"
“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” ~Thomas Merton It’s amazing what is happening in the heavy underground scene right now. The artistic endeavor involved in all aspects of music is what makes it so immersive as a total experience both physical and mental. Yes, most of us our […]Read more "Doom Charts – May 2019"
“When you hit a groove, it’s not you; it’s the spirit world. The spirits whisper the ideas in your brain and prod you along. They’re the ones that are really happy.” -Tommy Chong Another month down, and no sign of slowing down. April brought us the infamous 4/20 and although we didn’t have as big […]Read more "Doom Charts – April 2019"