Today our own Reek of Stoom brings us his “12 Reeks of The Year!” His favorite albums broken down by each month. What a great idea and look at his journey throughout the dreaded 2020. January: ELDER DRUID – “Golgotha” Bellicose Belfast outfit ELDER DRUID breach the salt lines tomanifest their virulent breed of Doomed […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Reek of Stoom"
“You’ll never lose you’re mind as long as you’re heart always reminds you where you left it” -Mike Cooley (Drive-By Truckers) I don’t know about you, but 2020 has made it hard to remember where we left our minds. Luckily, as evidenced by our monthly chart, the heavy underground music scene has a huge heart […]Read more "Doom Charts – November 2020"
You’re in for a treat today folks. The one and only Switchblade Jesus from Corpus Christi, Texas has a brand new album out. Being slung to the masses by the esteemed Cursed Tongue Records, this is the bands first new full length in nearly half a decade since their self-titled released by Ripple Music. Since […]Read more "Switchblade Jesus – Death Hymns"
The Absurd are here to make America absurd again, as if things aren’t absurd enough already. However, their form of absurbness comes in the fashion of high octane rock and mutha fucking roll. They’ve been friends of the charts since their earlier releases and have kindly sent over some codes to expose their new one […]Read more "The Absurd – The Sun Still Rises"
“Pain shared, my brother, is pain not doubled, but halved.” – Neil Gaiman Yet another month has passed of living in a world that in many ways seems little better than a half a year ago. It’d be easy to list the ways in which the world is suffering, but the fact remains people aren’t […]Read more "Doom Charts – September 2020"
CRUTHU – Athrú Crutha This week’s Friday Freebie is a band about to make a big splash in the doom, stoner, sludge scene. We here at the Doom Charts highly endorse the new album by the band Cruthu from Lansing Michigan. Check it out below, throw them some support and if you’re lucky and fast […]Read more "Friday Freebie – Cruthu"
“We must become so alone, so utterly alone, that we withdraw into our innermost self. It is a way of bitter suffering. But then our solitude is overcome, we are no longer alone … And suddenly we find ourselves in the midst of the world, yet undisturbed by its multiplicity, for our innermost soul we […]Read more "Doom Charts – August 2020"
The Crooked Whispers – Satanic Melodies Today the band who recorded the album separately as each member contributions are gracious enough to hand out some codes to help spread the word of the work they are proud of. Members of the Portland band Lagoon make their insanity more known with another output if intense heavy […]Read more "Friday Freebie – The Crooked Whispers"
“Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind.” — Mick Jagger The struggle is real… and with each new day on this big blue marble, everyone, every human being, is either coping or moping. Both can be a creative catalyst, of course, an artist’s muse where on one hand is the spirit of “Can […]Read more "Doom Charts – July 2020"
“Despite everything, no one can dictate who you are to other people” -Prince Not sure what’s going on in the world right now, but with the lack of consistency in our day to day lives, we sure are kicking ass in the heavy underground. There seems to be a continuity of killer vibes coming within […]Read more "Doom Charts – June 2020"