Palehorse/Palerider – Burial Songs (Review)

Palehorse/PaleriderThis is the debut album from US doom band Palehorse/Palerider.

This is a rich, textured release that combines psychedelic doom, post-rock, and shoegaze to create involving soundscapes. Described as doomgaze, the appellation is apt. Continue reading

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King Woman – Created in the Image of Suffering (Review)

King WomanKing Woman are a doom metal band from the US. This is their debut album.

Created in the Image of Suffering is an album that takes traditional doom metal and redefines it for the 2017 audience.

Adding female vocals to doom metal is something that’s a lot more common than it once was, so Continue reading

Dormansland – After Humanity (Review)

DormanslandThis is the debut album from Dormansland, a solo act from the UK.

Mixing doom, drone, shoegaze and industrial elements into its near-hour long playing time, After Humanity is a reflective and atmospheric work that’s not afraid to put the boot in when it needs to.

The songs on this release gain traction in the mind of the listener the more they are experienced, and are a combination of emotive, subtle affairs, with harsher industrial-edged themes.  Continue reading