This is the second album from UK sludge metal band Gurt.
This is heavy sludge metal, full of crushing groove and caustic vocals. Influenced by the
Eyehategod school of thuggery, (but not limited to it), Skullossus is 40 minutes of romping sludge belligerence. Continue reading
This is the latest EP from US sludge metal band No Funeral.
Having been introduced to No Funeral through their very enjoyable
split with Livid, I’m pleased to now have this new EP to get to know them a bit more. Continue reading
My Silent Wake are a doom metal band from the UK and this is their tenth album.
I haven’t managed to catch up with My Silent Wake since their 2015 album
Damnatio Memoriae, which is a shame as every time I listen to this band I’m reminded just how good they are. Continue reading
This is the debut album from Pissboiler, a Swedish doom band.
With a name like Pissboiler, an indecipherable logo, and an album cover that’s terrifying and disturbing, you know this isn’t going to be an easy listen before you ever press play.
Paul Catten is a prolific UK extreme metal artist and this is his latest album of electronic orchestral music.
Known for his many contributions to the UK music scene, (Lazarus Blackstar, Medulla Nocte, Murder One,
Barrabus, Bedwetter, to name but a few), he also undertakes some lesser known forays into the land of electronic music. Continue reading
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Faal are a blackened doom band from the Netherlands and this is their third album.
Mixing elements of black and post-metal into their dark, atmospheric doom, this is grim, unfriendly music, but doesn’t lack in appeal because of this.
This is the third album from Portuguese doom/post-metal band Sinistro.
Slow moving and atmospheric, this album contains almost a full hour of ambient doom and post-metal.
Monolithe are a doom band from France and this is their seventh album.
I’m a big fan of Monolithe’s increasingly forward-thinking doom metal, (see
here, here, here, and here), so I was excited to hear their newest opus. Continue reading
Nekhen is an Italian blackened doom solo project and this is his second release.
This is a follow up to 2015’s
Entering the Gate of the Western Horizon, which was an enjoyable example of present day music inspired by Egyptian art and culture.
Regarding this latest release, I’ll let
This is the second album from death/doom band Hamferð, who are from the Faroe Islands.
On Támsins Likam Hamferð have crafted an emotive 44 minutes of powerful death/doom, with an emphasis on the doom metal side of the equation.