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 […]
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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 […]
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I survived with my sanity because of the music I constantly listened to. Doom, stoner, psych, punk – most of it produced under extraordinary conditions or isolation. With earphones firmly glued on my head, the one certainty I had during this year was that music that soothed my savage soul also helped to heal it. […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Check out Tom Schmahl’s amazing list of favorite albums. Tom is the man behind the blog Rock Circuz and has been a big contributor to the charts. Thanks Tom for sharing. 30. SEER THE VOID – REVENANT Genre: Stoner/Doomhttps://seerofthevoid.bandcamp.com/album/revenant-2 29. DOOL – SUMMERLANDGenre: Dark atmospheric Rock with wonderful melodieshttps://dool-nl.bandcamp.com/album/summerland 28. WICKED WIZZARD – WARLORDS OF THE […]
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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 […]
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“You’ll never lose you’re mind as long as you’re heart always reminds you where you left it” -Mike Cooley (Drive-By Truckers) I don’t know about you, but 2020 has made it hard to remember where we left our minds. Luckily, as evidenced by our monthly chart, the heavy underground music scene has a huge heart […]
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