Welcome to Doom Charts, representing some of the finest bloggers, radio and podcasters and album reviewers from the doom-stoner underground around the globe. Each month, our critics submit their picks for the best new doom-sludge metal and stoner-psychedelic rock albums. The results are compiled and tabulated into the chart below. This is a one-stop shop […]Read more "Doom Charts for September 2016"
And then there was a sound. Like a bootheel on a wooden floor. A fist on the lid of a coffin. Slow at first. Then speeding up. Faster and faster until the sound became a furious barrage. And with it came the pure ecstasy of perfect recognition… Indeed. It was my honor to work out […]Read more "The Doom Charts For June 2016"
“There’s a creepiness to this record, and a bleakness” … Hope this Doom Chart makes your springtime a little bit gloomierRead more "The DOOM CHART for April 2016"
This is perhaps the strangest list that we’ve published so far. 18 new entries compared to previous months. It’s a testament to the brilliant new music that we have listened to over the last few weeks or so. It shows bands within the Doom/Sludge/Stoner Metal world have released some breathtaking albums already. Some can be considered […]Read more "The DOOM CHART for March 2016"
Like most of my contemporaries, I listen to so much music that a lot is easily forgotten, but this album … is a real stand out and it’s essential you check it out …Read more "The DOOM CHART for February 2016"
We could use a new Guns & Roses to unite the hard rockers, or at least get them out of the closet, even if it’s just as a gateway drug to a whole other heavy thing. Serpent could be that band. Let’s be relevant again. Let’s be cool again rockers. Hell, Serpent could save the world if only the cultural gatekeepers would let themRead more "The DOOM CHART for January 2016"