Saturday, August 29, 2009

Naevus - Sun Meditation (1998)

Genre : Traditional Doom
Country : Germany

This is the only full-length from this German band. Their style is Doom Metal with 70's influences, melodic riffs, guitar solos, rhythm changes, slow interludes, and clean vocals. Naevus could be for fans of Black Sabbath (Ozzy's era), Saint Vitus, The Obsessed, etc. Very recommended!

1.Intro (Forest) 01:48
2.Sun Meditation 03:53
3.Sky Diver 04:22
4.Dreamrider 03:30
5.Mirrordancer 04:23
6.Gallery of Fantasy 04:36
7.Dreamworld Wizard / The Sleeping 03:11
8.The 3rd Sun 03:14
9.Intense Perception 03:46
10.Palace of the Winds 04:53
11.The Art to Love 03:15

Total playing time 40:51

Eagle Twin - The Unkindness of Crows (2009)

Genre : Stoner Sludge Doom
Country : United States

This is the first album of the band. They play Stoner/Sludge Doom with Droning influences, distorted guitars, crushing riffs, slow melodies, and claustrophobic atmosphere. Recommended for fans of these genres!

1.In the Beginning Was the Scream 09:13
2.Murder of... 12:12
3.10,000 Birds of Black Hot Fire 09:03
4.Storytelling of Ravens 06:24
5.Crow Hymn 15:01
6.Carry On, King of Carrion 06:26
7.And It Came to Pass That Birds Rain Down As Black Snakes 06:34

Total playing time 01:04:53

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The Liquescent Horror - A Funeral for Things Undying (2009)

Genre : Ambient Funeral Doom
Country : United States

This is the first full-length of the band. Their style is sinister Funeral Doom with Ambient influences, classical arrangements, distorted riffs, slow melodies, sepulchral keyboards, very obscure atmosphere, and cavernous grunts. This is an album full of darkness and desolation!!!

1.Cold Skin and a Sense of Loss 04:57
2.The Dying Body, the Fleeting Soul 06:07
3.The Soul in Extremis 04:49
4.That Which Moves in Darkness 01:27
5.Parting the Flesh 05:36
6.The Slow Rot of a Dead Heart 05:32
7.Crawling Shadows 04:35
8.Perdition Beckons 02:17

Total playing time 35:20

Link to the first demo :

Ocean - Monument/Fork Lashing Eye (Demo 2005)

Genre : Sludge Funeral Doom
Country : United States

1.Monument 14:03
2.Fork Lashing Eye 11:36

Total playing time 25:39

Ocean & Conifer (Split 2007)

Genre : Sludge Funeral Doom
Country : United States
1.Durance Vile 20:40
Genre : Sludge Doom
Country : United States
2.Building State Empire 21:30
Total playing time 42:10

Friday, August 21, 2009

Clapatria - Fall (2008)

Genre : Gothic Doom
Country : Sweden

This is the first album of the band. Their style is Gothic Doom with melodic riffs, symphonic arrangements, rhythm changes, excellent melodies, enigmatic interludes, clean vocals, some Death grunts, and awesome female vocals. This band is highly recommended!

1.Fall 01:38
2.Free From Pain 06:41
3.Deceptive Paths 05:36
4.Misty Air 04:21
5.Hibernate 04:11
6.Lightwaves 04:43
7.The Truth Forlorn 06:33
8.Wilderness 03:29
9.The Atmosphere 05:46
10.The Witness Of My Mind 05:34

Total playing time 48:32

Clapatria - Dystopia Dawn (EP 2006)

Genre : Gothic Doom
Country : Sweden

1.Ante Diluculum 01:52
2.Fields of Clapatria 04:30
3.Frozen in Misery 05:26
4.Dystopia Dawn 05:57
5.Endeavours From My Heart 07:23
6.Four Dead Seasons 05:33

Total playing time 30:44

Through the Valley - Promo 2003 (Demo 2003)

Genre : Funeral Doom
Country : Brazil

This is the first Demo of this Brazilian band. They play Funeral Doom in their primitive essence, with ultra-slow riffs, distorted guitars, raw melodies, obscure atmosphere, monothone rhythm, and cavernous grunts. Recommended for fans of the most obscure and desolate Funeral Doom!

1.The Kiss 09:31
2.Crowned of Thorns 07:11
3.The Sins Bearer 05:07

Total playing time 21:49

Bloody Panda - Summon (2009)

Genre : Sludge Doom
Country : United States

Second album from this psychotic band. This is Sludge Doom in their most miserable essence, with ultra-slow melodies, Funeral Doom influences, distorted riffs, melodic passages, obscure atmosphere, sinister moments, bleak melodies, desolate keyboards, church organ, and amazing female vocals full of madness and desperation. Highly recommended!

1.Gold 10:09
2.Pusher 05:00
3.Saccades I 03:46
4.Saccades II 13:26
5.Miserere 21:08
6.Grey 05:33
7.Hashira 08:37

Total playing time 01:07:39

Link to the First album :
Bloddy Panda - Pheromone (2007)

Black Pyramid - Black Pyramid (2009)

Genre : Stoner Doom
Country : United States

This is the first album of the band. Their style is Stoner Doom with ultra-heavy riffs, dense atmosphere, distortion, psychedelic passages, intricate melodies and awesome soundscapes.
This release is very interesting!

1...And the Gods Made War 01:58
2.Visions of Gehenna 05:38
3.Mirror Messiah 07:07
4.No Life King 04:11
5.Celephais 01:17
6.Twilight Grave 05:52
7.The Worm Ouroboros 07:38
8.Cauldron Born 07:45
9.Wintermute 07:32

Total playing time 48:58

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Nyctophobia - Arid (2009)

Genre : Atmospheric Funeral Doom
Country : England

Nyctophobia plays claustrophobic Funeral Doom with obscure atmospheres, sinister passages, ultra-slow riffs, distorted guitars, bleak keyboards, gloomy melodies, infernal sounds. and cavernous grunts. This band not plays beautiful melodies, but plays a pavorous Funeral Doom, for the darkest days of your life. Recommended!
1.Thirst 18:06
2.Under the Midday Sun 18:08
3.Exhaustion 10:16

Total playing time 46:30

Nyctophobia - Beyond The Pillars (EP 2008)

Genre : Atmospheric Funeral Doom
Country : England

1.Forgotten Emperor 11:00
2.And They Gathered 12:01
3.War 08:09

Total playing time 31:10

Nyctophobia - The Nightmare (2008) + 1 Bonus Track

Genre : Atmospheric Funeral Doom
Country : England
Link Reuploaded!

This is the first full-length of this sinister band. Their style is Funeral Doom with obscure atmosphere, slowest guitars, distorted riffs, keyboards, and gloomy melodies. This album is practically instrumental except the last track with deep grunts.

1.Twilight 06:32
2.Hypnagogic Manifestations 08:43
3.Trembling in Darkness 08:48
4.Dawn 04:21
5.War (Bonus Track) 08:09

Total playing time 36:33

Daylight Misery - Promo 2009

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : Greece

Daylight Misery is a very interesting Greek band. Their style is Doom Death with melodic riffs, rhythm changes, some Gothic Metal influences, sad keyboards, atmospheric passages, awesome melodies, and excellent growls. This release is highly recommended!

1.Meadows Of Desire 05:34
2.Soul Embraced 03:22
3.Depressive Icons 04:39

Total playing time 13:36

The Lamp of Thoth - Portents, Omens & Dooms (2008)

Genre : Traditional Doom
Country : England

The Lamp of Thot is an interesting band that plays Classic Doom with Heavy Metal influences, Old School sound, dense riffs, strong guitars, rhythm changes, some obscure passages, ultra slow moments, excellent melodies, and awesome clean vocals.
This band is highly recommended!

Recommended for fans of Black Sabbath, Saint Vitus, Cirith Ungol, Reverend Bizarre, Iron Man, The Puritan, Grand Magus, Count Raven, The Obsessed, Place of Skulls, etc.

1.I Love The Lamp 06:43
2.Witchcraft & The Law 04:36
3.Wings Of Doom 06:40
4.The House 07:58
5.Blood On Satan's Claw 03:46
6.Victorian Wizard 10:37
7.You Will Obey 04:38
8.Pagan Daze 07:51
9.Hand Of Glory 07:49
10.Satan's Hammer 05:06

Total playing time 01:05:44

The Lamp of Thoth - Cauldron of Witchery (EP 2007)

Genre : Traditional Heavy Doom
Country : England

1.The Lamp of Thoth 04:42
2.Sunshine 04:11
3.Frost & Fire (Cirith Ungol cover) 06:24
4. Blood on Satan's Claw (live) 03:33
5.Into the Lair of the Gorgon (live) 05:49

Total playing time 24:39

The Lamp of Thoth - I Love the Lamp (Demo 2006)

Genre : Traditional Heavy Doom
Country : England

1.I Love the Lamp 02:09
2.The Lamp of Thoth 04:48
3.Pagan Daze 08:10
4.Blood on Satan's Claw 03:54
5.Wings of Doom 07:13
6.Skull Fuel 06:01

Total playing time 32:15

Monday, August 10, 2009

My Lament - Broken Leaf (2009)

Genre : Doom Death
Country : Belgium

Awesome debut album of this band. Their style is Doom Death with Old School influences, strong guitars, melodic interludes, excellent melodies, dense atmosphere, melancholic passages, sad keyboards, raw moments, spoken clean vocals, and deep grunts. This album is very well worked, their sound is not new at all but is excellent. Absolutely recommended!!!

For fans of Mourning Beloveth, Officium Triste, Saturnus, My Dying Bride, Morgion, Insanity Reigns Supreme, Beyond Belief, etc...

1.Broken Leaf (intro) 05:09
2.Shepherd Of Sorrow 05:27
3.Silent Nights 09:22
4.My Damnation Deep 04:34
5.The Soilseeker 07:01
6.Her Dark Smile 08:56
7.The Burden Of Doubt 05:38
8.Vilest Of Men 08:40

Total playing time 54:50

YOB - The Great Cessation (2009)

Genre : Stoner Sludge Doom
Country : United States

This is the last album from Yob; one of the best releases of this band. This album has Sludge and Psychedellic Rock influences, guitar solos, melodic riffs, distorted melodies, dense atmosphere, melancholic essence, ultra-slow interludes, excellent clean vocals, and deep grunts. It's a complex and interesting album.
Highly recommended!

1.Burning the Altar 12:37
2.The Lie That is Sin 11:19
3.Silence of Heaven 09:48
4.Breathing From the Shallows 07:35
5.The Great Cessation 20:34

Total playing time 01:01:53

Sin of Angels - From The Ashes (2005)

Genre : Sludge Doom Death
Country : United States

This is the first album of the band. They play Doom Death with Sludge influences, some Stoner passage, melodic riffs, dense guitars, rhythm changes, slow interludes, and deep grunts. This album has good melodies and strong tracks. Very recommended!

1.Head of The Enemy 06:58
2.Ashes of Sodom 05:26
3.At Journey's End 05:45
4.The Bleeding 04:14
5.Judas 09:21
6.Dark Sky Prophecy 06:00
7.Garden of Stone 06:47

Total playing time 44:31

Link to their second album :

Thursday, August 6, 2009

As I Lay Dying (Post-Visceral Evisceration) - Promo 1995

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : Austria
Bitrate : 320 kbps

This is the only Promo from As I Lay Dying, previously known as Visceral Evisceration. In this release they continue with the same style, Melodic Doom Death with excellent riffs, rhythm changes, crushing melodies, and deep grunts. This Promo is absolutely hard to find. Highly recommended!!!

1.Impassioned Arousal 04:40
2.Magnificence 07:25
3.Welter in Carnal Lust 04:22

Total playing time 16:27

Visceral Evisceration - Incessant Desire for Palatable Flesh (1994) Classic Album

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
(Male and female vocals)
Country : Austria

This is the only full-length of this amazing band. This album is one of the most rare in the world, the band mix Melodic Doom Death with Gore/Horror lyrics (lyrics in the best Carcass style), beautiful melodies, awesome melodic riffs (with some Paradise Lost influences), rhythm changes, deep grunts, clean vocals, and fantastic female voices.
This album is one of the pioneers in this Melodic style with female vocals. Really this is a treasure of the Doom Metal genre, a true masterpiece! Highly recommended!!!

1.(I Am) Enamoured of Dead Bodies 08:31
2.At the Epicurean Gynaecologist 10:42
3.Muse Perverse 01:26
4.Knee Deep in Blood I Wade 05:23
5.Chewing Female Genital Parts 07:26
6.Tender Flesh... on the Bier 11:59
7.Gangling Menstrual Blood-Broth for Supper 09:11

Total playing time 54:38

Visceral Evisceration - Savour of the Seething Meat (Demo 1993)

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : Austria
Bitrate : 320 kbps

1.At The Epicurean Gynaecologist 10:45
2.Tender Flesh.... On The Bier 11:52
3.Knee Deep In Blood I Wade 01:31
4.Muse Perverse 05:26
5.Gangling Menstrual Blood-Broth For Supper 09:01

Total playing time 38:35

Frailty - EP 2009

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : Latvia
Bitrate : 320 kbps

This is the new EP of this excellent band, contains 5 new tracks. Awesome Doom Death with melodic riffs, crushing guitars, rhythm changes, intricate passages, screaming growls and deep grunts. Highly recommended!

1.Silent Winter 08:38
2.Black Phoenix 04:44
3.Scarlet Prophecy 05:27
4.The Shining 05:56
5.A Flower in the Dark Tide 07:41

Total playing time 32:26

Links to their first releases :

Frailty - Lost Lifeless Lights (2008)

Frailty - Antithesis Melancholia On Earth (EP 2007)

Silent Winter - The Allure (2007)

Genre : Epic Doom
Country : England

This is the second album from this British band. Their style is Epic Doom with very dense riffs, slow guitars, rhythm changes, obscure melodies, some deep grunts and sepulchral clean vocals. This band is very interesting. Highly recommended!

1.The Harbingers of Doom 08:58
2.With Weary Heart 07:17
3.Of Warmth & Light 06:15
4.The Allure 04:56
5.Winter Solitude 06:35
6.Dawn of Sorrow 05:10

Total playing time 39:12