Tag Archives: doom metal

TWILIGHT'S EMBRACE

TWILIGHT’S EMBRACE reveal Penance, with highly captivating yet utterly bleak sound and expression

The British doom metallers Twilight’s Embrace are an interesting outfit with a highly captivating yet utterly bleak sound and expression that perfectly encapsulates what gloom and melancholy are all about. Slow, bone-crushing riffs interwoven with haunting melodies and heartfelt vocals are the order of the day here. The four compositions that constitute Penance have a natural and organic flow to them ...

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Review: Warcrab – Scars of Aeons

A while back, Warcrab dropped Scars of Aeons, a 5-track master class in death metal. In a period where we have seen so many high-profile bands release some great (and not so great) albums, it is great to see the lesser known bands not only keeping up but in this case, surpass the releases of those big ones.Scars of Aeons by ...

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Wicked Inquisition

Review: Wicked Inquisition – Wicked Inquisition

Wicked Inquisition are a doom metal band based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Formed in 2008 by Nate Towle, the band has found a common middle-ground in doom metal, incorporating a wide variety of influences into a powerful sound, primarily inspired by artists such as Black Sabbath, Budgie, Blue Öyster Cult, and Trouble. At the moment, plans are to continue writing new ...

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Review: Exorcism – I Am God

“I am God, I am the master, I am your God, Raised from Hell” sings ex-Killing Machine vocalist Csaba Zvekan as he, guitarist Joe Stump and bass player Lucio Manca swop the dark fantasy of Raven Lord for the doom demonology of Exorcism, bringing in drummer Garry King (Joe Lynn Turner, Jeff Beck) for the quartet’s debut album, I Am ...

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AVATARIUM

AVATARIUM Reveal Title Track From Forthcoming EP ‘All I Want’

Stockholm’s finest purveyors of deliciously dark doom metal AVATARIUM have been titillating the masses since late 2012. Their eponymous début dropped back in November 2013 to great acclaim and now the five-piece look set to follow up their success with the release of new EP entitled ‘All I Want’. This time around the EP will only be available as a digital ...

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Electric Wizard reveal new album title and artwork

Electric Wizard have titled and revealed the artwork for their upcoming new album and first release with their new label, Spinefarm Records. The new record, titled Time To Die, does not yet have a release date but founding member Jus Obern had this to say about the new music: “All of our albums in the past have had a theme ...

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Avatarium release new lyric video

Swedish doom-metallers Avatarium have posted a brand new lyric video. The new track, titled Boneflower, is set to feature on the group’s upcoming self-titled album. Guitarist Marcus Jidell gave a few words on the making of the new album: “We had been looking for feeling rather than trying to make everything technically perfect. Everything really came together the first day ...

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Sahg reveal new video, ‘Slip Off The Edge Of The World’

Psychedelic doom metallers, Sahg, have revealed a brand new music video. The song featured in the new video, Slip Off The Edge Of The World, is taken from the band’s upcoming album, Delusions Of Grandeur. Here’s what vocalist and guitarist for the band, Olav Iversen, had to say about the new record: “Delusions Of Grandeur” is a concept record about ...

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Memory Garden

Memory Garden Announce Album Title!

Fresh from finishing up their hotly anticipated album in the studio, doom metal quintet Memory Garden have finally given it a name! Called Doomain, the release was recorded with the help of Mike Wead (King Diamond) and was mixed by Dan Swanö. Here’s what the band had to say about their new album: “The recording of Doomain must be the most relaxed album ...

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