Pallbearer

Pallbearer is back with a new album, ​Forgotten Days. Carefully plotted throughout 2019, the quartet’s fourth long-player eschews the compositional maximalism that hoisted predecessor ​Heartless ​aloft for the heaviest groove and the most visceral hooks to come out of the Arkansans to date. Spread across eight towering tracks, ​Forgotten Days ​sees Pallbearer embracing their roots…

Reido

Anātman by Alexander Kachar Reido have been around since 2002. The band was founded in Minsk, Belarus, by Alexander Kachar and Anton Matveev. The first album was called ‘F:\all’ and was released in 2006 on Russian label Solitude Prod. The style of ‘F:\all’ could be described as funeral doom with some industrial and avant-garde elements.…

Green Lung

Woodland Rites By Tom Templar One of the leading lights in the UK’s heavy underground scene, Green Lung’s sound harks back to the golden days of psychedelic rock and proto-metal, injecting those classic sounds with occult venom and punk energy. They released the critically acclaimed debut album Woodland Rites in March 2019, and have toured…

Crestfallen Queen

Queen of Swords by E and A Crestfallen Queen hail from Stuttgart Germany but could have very well been born anywhere in the dark hazy fog of the seventies. The quintet was formed in 2016 playing their brand of Progressive Blackened Rock. The Doom laden riffs are backed by galloping metallic rhythms and hounded by…

Lost Orb

Low Ebb’s Lament by Chris West Lost Orb is one of several studio-only projects created by UK multi-instrumentalist Chris West. The project sits in the sludge and doom genres using weight, melody and non-traditional song structures. The first release by Lost Orb, a single 17-minute piece called Low Ebb’s Lament, features Chantal Brown from Vodun…

The Munsens

Unhanded by Michael Goodwin The Munsen’s make noise from a Colfax Avenue dungeon. Having carved out a place of their own in the much-lauded Denver, Colorado metal scene, the band released their first full-length album in 2019 on Sailer Records to critical acclaim. Our latest release (and our first full length), Unhanded, was the first…

Naga

Void Cult Rising by Lorenzo De Stefano Naga is a 3-piece ensemble from Naples, South Italy, and basically that’s all you need to know. Deeply grounded in the sulphur an atmosphere of their land, their aim is to deliver the biggest amount of distortion, heaviness and nihilism to your ears. No concept, no bullshits, no…

Burning Gloom

Amygdala by Burning Gloom Burning Gloom started their first moves in 2011 under the name My Home On Trees, but it’s in 2012 when the band dives into any live activities and understood quickly which road had to be taken, playing the first shows and looking for the right sound. After the release of a…

Barren Altar

Entrenched in the Faults of the Earth by R. Barren Altar formed in 2013 with the intention of creating the heaviest and bleakest songs that were within our ability to write. Our goal has never been greater than to write music that has meaning to us and be able to perform alongside and maintain relationships…

Lord Vicar

The Black Powder By Kimi Kärki As the final nails were hammered to the coffin of Reverend Bizarre (1995–2007, R.I.P.), guitar player Peter Vicar – nowadays going with his real name Kimi Kärki (also Orne, Uhrijuhla, E-Musikgruppe Lux Ohr, and singer-songwriter albums) – started to follow his vision of a new Doom Metal band. He…

High Reeper

Higher Reeper by Shane Trimble Formed in 2016, High Reeper is made up of Zach Thomas, Justin Di Pinto, Andrew Price, Pat Daly and Shane Trimble. Originally started as just a studio band, it rapidly became apparent that these songs were meant to be heard live and loud. The band made their debut in the…

Destroyer of Light

Mors Aeterna By Steve Colca Destroyer of Light formed in January 2012 back in Austin, TX. Throughout their career, they have released three LPs, two EPs, and one split record with Godhunter. Also, they have toured the states, played festivals such as Psycho California, Southwest Terror Fest, Shadow Woods Fest, and SXSW. Bands that they…

Crypt Sermon

Ruins Of Fading Light By Brook Wilson We’ve been a band since about 2013, beginning with a demo tape released by Dark Descent at the end of that year. Our first full length, ‘Out of the Garden’, was released in early 2015.  We had a few years of big shows and fests, which made writing…

BUS

Never Decide by Bill Politis We are a four-piece Heavy Rock band hailing from Athens, Greece, simply known as BUS. (Initials: B for Bus, U for Unknown and S for Secretary). Formed in Athens in 2011, releasing two EPs and a full length ‘The Impious Tapes’ followed by ‘The Cross’ EP 2014, and “The ‘Unknown…

Altar of Oblivion

The Seven Spirits By Martin Meyer Mendelssohn Sparvath Altar of Oblivion was formed in 2005 and play epic doom metal. The band captures the spirit and atmosphere of this underrated genre in a compelling and credible manner. Like skeletons walking a burning tightrope, this Danish act perfectly holds and strikes a balance between the grandiosity of…

Besvärjelsen

Frost By Erik Bäckwall Besvärjelsen was forged in 2014. The band is clearly rooted in doom, but with traces of metal, punk, folk and classic rock ‘n’ roll. The band released its first EP ‘Villfarelser’ 2015, followed by ”Exil EP” 2016 and debut album ”Vallmo” 2018. 2018 was spent mostly supporting Vallmo, but Besvärjelsen also…

Glitter Wizard

Opera Villains By Wendy Stonehenge San Francisco’s Glitter Wizard have been playing heavy glam rock for over a decade and just released their fourth studio album ‘Opera Villains’. We have been together for around eleven years at this point. We had a few line-up changes in the beginning, but the current crew has been together…

Stoned Jesus

Pilgrims by Igor Hey, it’s Igor of Stoned Jesus here! Our most recent LP ‘Pilgrims’ is about the process of alienation while being on the road playing shows – basically how you’re constantly surrounded by people, but you want to interact with them less and less. It’s not like we’re playing 365 shows every year,…