We all know what a shit show 2020 was, in pretty much every way. Except for maybe one. Music. I honestly don’t know what I would have done with the year had it not been for the onslaught of great music we were subjected to. With all the spare time I had to fill, I […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Jonny Pirie"
As the late Jim Morrison once professed, “The future’s uncertain and the end is always near” … well that certainly seems true as 2020 delivered a massive blow in the form of a global pandemic. It’s been a tough time and many of us have suffered great losses, personally and provisionally, we talk about it […]Read more "Doom Charts Top 100 Albums of 2020"
2020 was an insane year in practically every way possible and the heavy rock scene was no different as molten lava of styles erupted from all over the world. Yes, I have a multi tie for 50th place and honestly feel bad that I left MANY MANY more great albums off this list. Please forgive me! Hope […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – John Gist"
The Doom Loom’s Top 40 Albums of 2020It has been a crazy year. There is no doubt it was. You don’t need me to tell you that. However, we must count ourselves fortunate that great artists continue to create in a time of despair for most. Art is an outlet. This year, artists have had […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – The Doom Loom"
Music has been my refuge and comfort this year more than any other in my living memory. The lockdowns and restrictions placed upon us during the Covid-19 pandemic have denied us all of so many of life’s pleasures, but the community spirit within the Heavy Underground has remained undimmed. I have forged new friendships and […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Bob “Mr. Weirdbeard” Baker"
Best of 2020 – Heavy in the Hills – Jim Thompson Here’s my list where I compare apples to oranges. My number one and number two picks this year are perfect examples of that. Two albums that couldn’t be more different but I love them both. How do you (or I) decide which one is […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Jim ‘Tastes Like Dirt’ Thompson"
It is always difficult to be able to choose the best albums of a year with such a prolific production. Possibly and due to Covid, the bands have created more intimate works in 2020, but nevertheless my vocation is psychedelic, so in this list you may not find metal or heavy doom bands, but many […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Roberto Lucas"
“You see, there’s nothing to do anymore. Everything decent has been done. All the great themes have been used up, turned into theme parks. So I don’t really find it exactly cheerful to be living in the middle of a totally exhausted decade where there’s nothing to look forward to and no one to look […]Read more "Doom Charts – May 2020"
“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"