Tag Archives: doom metal

Mordor’s Dark Room

Mordor have released a music video for ‘Dark Room’ taken from their recent new album, Darkness, out on Pagan Records. The Polish doom metal pioneers have returned to active duty after a 21 year absence, and more information on this and the Darkness album can be found by clicking here. The video for ‘Dark Room’ was directed by Ra V K ...

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CROWBAR – To the Thunderous Beat of Impending Doom – Live in Bergen, Norway

Sludge metal stalwarts Crowbar from New Orleans recently laid siege to one of the coolest venues in Bergen, Norway, more specifically the atmospheric and darkly lit Hulen, which is an old bomb shelter located inside a rocky hill. What better place to experience the southern harbingers of gloom and misery than in such a venue, right? The turnout was slightly ...

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After 21 years Mordor returns to bring us Darkness… 

One of the precursors of Polish doom metal, Mordor are back after a 21-year absence with new album Darkness... Mordor formed in Częstochowa, back in 1990, two years later releasing their demo Nothing and following it the year after with full-length debut album Prayer to… Comeback album Darkness… is said to be a return to the band’s roots, and that ...

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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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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 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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