“The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on […]Read more "Doom Charts – June 2021"
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"
Today we feature our good friend and fellow contributor, Shasta Beast’s Top 25 albums of 2020. Shasta is one of those guys over at Stoner Hive. You know the type. Cool ass people. IZZY AND THE BLACK TREES – TRUST NO ONEA diverse mix of styles from post-punk to fuzzy stoner, Izzy herself brings powerhouse […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Shasta Beast"
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"
Wolf a.k.a. (Crypt Guard) brings us his top 25 albums of this glorious year in music known as 2020. Straight from the blog itself:Admittedly the guard hasn’t been very active the past half-year but you know how it is, the crypt life doesn’t even halt before the guard. Be that as it may, the guard […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Crypt Guard"
Don’t worry ’bout a thing, cause every little thing’s gonna be alright. ~Bob Marley And when the broken hearted people living in the world agree, there will be an answer, let it be ~The Beatles Doom as defined; ruin, death, fate of destiny, unavoidable ill fortune. To those of us here who know Doom intimately […]Read more "Doom Charts – March 2020"