“As from the smoke is freed the blaze,So let our faith burn bright!And if they crush our golden ways,Who e’er can crush Thy light?” ~The First Walpurgis-Night , Goethe We end the month of April with a folklorically traditionally time, an ancient holiday of sorts. That which is known as The Witches Sabbath or Beltane, […]Read more "Doom Charts – April 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"
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"
Today we feature our dear friend Remi VL who’s been contributing for over a year now, he’s all over the map with his taste, which is awesome and he has all kinds of amazing stats. Check out what he has to say about 2020 listening below. And keep scrolling he went nuts with a top […]Read more "Doom Charts Favorites 2020 – Remi VL"
Our good friend and partner Tony Maim shows off his favorite albums in no particular order below. Tony runs the blog Black Insect Laughter and is a dedicated contributor with us here at the Doom Charts. Dig in and find your next favorite band. Desert Colossus – Eyes and Tongues Lowrider – Refractions Acid Mammoth […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Tony Maim"
Today our own Reek of Stoom brings us his “12 Reeks of The Year!” His favorite albums broken down by each month. What a great idea and look at his journey throughout the dreaded 2020. January: ELDER DRUID – “Golgotha” Bellicose Belfast outfit ELDER DRUID breach the salt lines tomanifest their virulent breed of Doomed […]Read more "Doom Charts 2020 Favorites – Reek of Stoom"
“Pain shared, my brother, is pain not doubled, but halved.” – Neil Gaiman Yet another month has passed of living in a world that in many ways seems little better than a half a year ago. It’d be easy to list the ways in which the world is suffering, but the fact remains people aren’t […]Read more "Doom Charts – September 2020"
“We must become so alone, so utterly alone, that we withdraw into our innermost self. It is a way of bitter suffering. But then our solitude is overcome, we are no longer alone … And suddenly we find ourselves in the midst of the world, yet undisturbed by its multiplicity, for our innermost soul we […]Read more "Doom Charts – August 2020"
Welcome to Doom Charts, representing some of the finest bloggers, journalists, radio, podcasters and album reviewers from the heavy underground around the globe. Each month, our critics submit their picks for the best new doom, sludge metal, stoner-psychedelic and heavy rock albums. The results are compiled and tabulated into the chart below. This is a […]Read more "Doom Charts 2019 Favorites – Remi VL"