Desert Storm – Omens (2020) Thanks to Desert Storms in conjunction with APF Records, the finest riffs from the UK underground, for the bandcamp codes this round. Desert Storm are a heavy rock/sludge band from the UK with several albums under their belt. Omens was released on May 1, 2020 and there are still some […]Read more "Friday Freebie – Desert Storm"
“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” ~Henry David Thoreau The Doom Charts is all about consensus from a wide variety of individuals, each with their own personal tastes […]Read more "Doom Charts – April 2020"
We’d like to thank APF Records and the Birmingham based band Voidlurker for their 100 code giveaway of their latest album ‘Industrial Nightmare‘ on this edition of Friday Freebie. APF is noted as “The finest riffs from the UK underground.” Our own Reek of Stoom sums it up nicely on their bandcamp page: As corrosive […]Read more "Friday Freebie – Voidlurker"
Why don’t the Grammys matter? Because it feels rigged and cheap – like a popularity contest that the insiders club has decided. ~Trent Reznor We probably all heard the news that Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard got snubbed at the annual Grammy Awards. Whoever is in charge of that poor excuse for an awards show needs to […]Read more "Doom Charts – January 2020"
It’s Friday and we have some more codes. 50 to be precise from the Brazilian desert rockers called Heela Monsta. This 5-track EP is comprised of the guitarist in the Stoner/Doom giant band, Son of a Witch from Natal,RN, Brazil. Act fast and add this bad boy to your collection. Album officially his the street […]Read more "Friday Freebie – Heela Monsta"
Today we feature Hector “Mr. Heavyhead” Hurtado, who’s a featured reviewer over at More Fuzz. Hector like his doom like he likes his heavy metal and that is epic. He’s shared 30 of his top albums from 2019 with short reviews. Pay attention, he knows his shit. Thanks Hector and thanks to all the bands […]Read more "Doom Charts 2019 Favorites – Hector Hurtado"
Today’s list feature’s the man behind Doom Tomb Podcast. What a great dude who always has engaging interviews on his podcast with bands and people of the heavy underground. Chris Beck has good taste and its a pleasure having him on our team of contributors. Here are his favorites of 2019 in alpha order I […]Read more "Doom Charts – 2019 Favorites – Chris Beck"
What a year it has been once again. Rock has been declared dead so many times. Or declared a Titan Arum that bloomed for the last time around the seventies an equal amount of times. But it seems the heavy side of rock just keeps on blooming. It’s just different nowadays! Because of the internet […]Read more "Doom Charts 2019 Favorites – Joop Konraad"
Chris is a long running team member representing the fine city of Indianapolis, Indiana and the revered review site Indy Metal Vault. I always loved the way Chris reviews albums with a concise and honest approach. Check out his Top 25 Doom Charts albums he sent in for the readers here. Chris also plays in […]Read more "Doom Charts 2019 Favorites – Chris Latta"
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"