Another Doom Charts post? Well, let me explain… A few of the Doom Charts contributors are so smitten with certain albums that they vote for the album and immediately deliver a blurb to be used when the Charts go live. And well, sometimes we must deliver sad and bad news to them and state that […]Read more "Doom Charts Peroration – September 2021"
“Outside the dawn is breaking, But inside in the dark I’m aching to be free…” ~ Freddie Mercury The show must go on… And so it does… Should we say a few words to mark the occasion? Or should we stick to what it’s all about, those heavy albums featured below? Let’s do just that! […]Read more "Doom Charts – September 2021"
HOREHOUND – WEIGHT(Heavy Metal, Doom, Post Metal, Sludge, Stoner)Pittsburg, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh’s Horehound distills a potent blend of snarling riffs, morose melodies, and rhythmic intricacy that owes equally to doom metal convention and goth/dark ambient atmosphere. Over the course of several releases, the band has established themselves as mainstays at major doom festivals. Watch for performances […]Read more "FRIDAY FREEBIE – HOREHOUND"
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"
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"
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"
This month on The Doomed & Stoned Show, Doom Charts contributors Bucky Brown (The Ripple Effect), Billy Goate (Doomed & Stoned), and John Gist (Vegas Rock Revolution) are teaming up to give you their thoughts and reflections on the Top 10 albums in the June edition of the Doom Charts. Listen for new music from […]Read more "The Doom Charts Countdown Show!"
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"
Hellhookah – The Curse Thanks to the band Hellhookah for donating 100 download codes on their bandcamp page. Hellhookah came in at #22 on our April 2020 Charts and are excited to be sharing their music with the world. Be sure to check out their discography on bandcamp as well. Act fast, and grab a […]Read more "THURSDAY FREEBIE – HELLHOOKAH"
“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"