Whenever I have a craving for death/doom, Hooded Menace can always be relied upon to satisfy it. 2015’s Darkness Drips Forth was a very enjoyable trip into Hooded Menace’s dark world, and now it’s time to revisit it as they unleash 42 minutes of new material. Continue reading
Here we have 48 minutes of death metal with atmospheric doom elements, making for long songs filled with grim moods and shadowy treasures. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
I wonder what rotten, infested crypt this has crawled out of? Druid Lord manifest themselves as shambling ghouls, full of the horrors of the night and the terrors that lurk just at the edges of your vision. Continue reading
After a typically pointless/throwaway intro, Flesh Martyr offer up three solid songs of death/doom. Continue reading
Soijl play atmospheric death/doom, heavy on the atmosphere and crushing weight. Continue reading
Okay, so let’s start this review off in no uncertain terms – The Grand Wall is a great album. There. I said it.
The songs follow mournful, misery-drenched themes, as is the norm for this style of music, although Ordog seem quite happy to crank up the aggression when they need to. Due to the overall sorrowful atmospheres though, this is a negatively-charged aggression that keeps within the over-arching framework that the band have set for themselves. Continue reading
Fister start us off with one track – We All Die Tonight. Although they’ve never graced this site before, Fister’s brand of Sludgy Doom is most enjoyable, and this song is no different.