Sunday, September 27, 2009

Resonance Room - Unspoken (2009)

Genre : Progressive Gothic Doom
Country : Italy

Debut album from Resonance Room. They play Gothic Doom with Progressive Metal influences, melodic guitars, intricate riffs, rhythm changes, sorrowful melodies, bleak keyboards, depressive clean vocals and some deep grunts. Highly recommended for fans of The Foreshadowing, Novembre, Serenades, The Prophecy, Dark Suns, etc.

1.Unreason 01:45
2.Escape 05:51
3.Far From Grace 04:53
4.Maybe You Are... 08:02
5.The Warmth Of Life 04:04
6.Frost And Emptiness 05:44
7.Bloodred 04:22
8.A Prayer 04:35
9.Instants Of Madness 04:23
10.While I'll Burn 05:26
11.Unspoken 08:30

Total playing time 57:35

Alchera - Sueño De Oscuridad (2009)

Genre : Melodic Doom Death/Gothic Metal
Country : Venezuela

This is the first full-length of the band. Their style is Melodic Doom Death with Gothic influences, melodic riffs, sad keyboards, melancholic melodies, atmospheric passages, deep grunts and female vocals. Interesting release!

1.Sueño De Oscuridad 04:48
2.Espejo Espectral 04:20
3.Frágil 04:50
4.Cantus Lunae 04:24
5.Hasta Que El Sueño Nos Una 04:44
6.Silencio Interno 06:40
7.La Sombra Del Fantasma De La Opera 04:39

Total playing time 34:25

Riff Cannon - Mercury Mountain (2009)

Genre : Stoner Doom Rock
Country : United States

Interesting album from Riff Cannon, they play Stoner Doom with 70's influences, Rock elements, some Psychedelic passages, distorted riffs, corrosive melodies, and rhythm changes. Very recommended for fans of this genre!

1.Into The Unknown 03:05
2.Casting Shadows 03:00
3.The Oracle 04:43
4.Remember To Die 02:56
5.Roads To Pompeii 09:44
6.Mercury Mountain 02:43
7.See Me Fall 06:49
8.At The Hall 06:50

Total playing time 39:50

Friday, September 25, 2009

Nox Aurea - Via Gnosis (2009)

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : Sweden
Excellent first album from Nox Aurea! The band plays Melodic Doom Death full of melancholy and darkness, with melodic riffs, depressive keyboards, mournful melodies, obscure atmosphere, beautiful passages, rhythm changes, some classical arrangements, deep grunts, dying clean vocals, and some female voices. This album is really interesting and recommended for fans of early Draconian.
Highly recommended!!!
1.Opus Draconus 01:55
2.The Funeral Of All 10:15
3.Odium Divinum 07:48
4.Suffer 11:09
5.Distant Stars 02:18
6.Nights in Solitude 10:04
7.Last Amongst Earth And Sky 08:59
8.Mother Alethia 12:28
9.Via Gnosis 06:25

Total playing time 01:11:21

Griftegård - Solemn, Sacred, Severe (2009)

Genre : Epic Doom
Country : Sweden

This is the first full-length of the band. Griftegard plays Epic Doom Metal with crushing melodies, melodic riffs, distorted guitars, ultra-heavy passages, dense atmosphere, slow rhythm, and brilliant Epic vocals. The melodies are bleakness, solitude, despair, sorrow, depression and suffering. Awesome album!
Highly recommended!!!
For fans of Isole and Candlemass!!!

1.Charles Taze Russell 09:29
2.Punishment & Ordeal 11:39
3.I Refuse These Ashes 07:32
4.Noah's Hands 04:40
5.The Mire 07:17
6.Drunk with Wormwood 05:47

Total playing time 46:24

Griftegård - Psalm Bok (EP 2007)

Genre : Epic Doom
Country : Sweden

1.Charles Taze Russell 07:55
2.Paul Gustave Dore 10:11

Total playing time 18:06

Aabsynthum - Non Forms...Regressus ad Originem (2009)

Genre : Funeral Doom
Country : Romania
First album of the band. Aabsynthum plays Funeral Doom with crushing riffs, distorted guitars, atmospheric elements, ultra-dense melodies, obscure keyboards, violins, rhythm changes, sinister passages, depressive moments, and cavernous grunts.
Highly recommended!

1.Mon Etat I 01:18
2.Non Frorms... 09:02
3.Ethica...Being and Time 08:39
4.Idiopathy 11:30
5.Plumb 10:03
6.Mon Etat II 01:47

Total playing time 42:19

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Doom:VS - Empire of the Fallen (Demo 2004)

Genre : Funeral Doom/Melodic Doom Death
Country : Sweden

This is the first release of Doom:VS, this Demo includes tracks after published in their "Aeternum Vale" album, but these tracks have some different arrangements and different duration time. This is an awesome release from the most obscure and funereal years of the band. Highly recommended!!!

1.I Fade 09:38
2.Empire of the Fallen 06:03
3.Oblivion Upon Us 07:45
4.Aeternus 12:33

Total playing time 35:59

Desire - Crowcifix (EP 2009)

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : Portugal

This is the awaited new work of this excellent band, after 7 years they release this new EP. Doom Death with melodic riffs, awesome melodies, rhythm changes, beautiful atmosphere, deep grunts, and melancholic clean vocals. The melodies are full of agony, despair, anguish, depression, pain and melancholy.
Highly recommended!!!

1.White Falling Room 09:48
2.Funeral Doomentia 06:18
3.Frozen Heart... Lonely Soul (Live) (Originally released in 'Locus Horrendus' album) 13:42

Total playing time 29:48

Previous albums of the band :

Desire - Locus Horrendus (2002)

Desire - Pentacrow (1998)

Desire - Infinity... (1996)

Pombagira - Black Axis Abraxas (2009)

Genre : Sludge Doom
Country : England
This is the second album of the band. Their style is ultra-slow Sludge Doom with distorted guitars, crushing riffs, psychedelic elements, dense atmosphere, and aggressive grunts.
Very recommended!

1.Black Axis Abraxas 30:48
2.Idol of Perversity 21:19

Total playing time 52:00

Monolithe - Monolithe I (2003)

Genre : Funeral Doom
Country : France
Monolithe plays magnificent and monumental Funeral Doom in all their releases, with awesome riffs full of despair and desolation, slow melodies, rhythm changes, progressive influences, and bleak atmosphere. The band has 2 masterpieces "Monolithe I" and "Monolithe II" and one excellent EP "Interlude Premiere".
Highly recommended!!!
Monolithe includes members from Despond, Nydvind, Anthemon and The Old Dead Tree.

1.Monolithe I 51:58

Total playing time 51:58

Monolithe - Monolithe II (2005)

Genre : Funeral Doom
Country : France

1.Monolithe II 50:27

Total playing time 50:27

Monolithe - Interlude Premier (EP 2007)

Genre : Funeral Doom
Country : France
1.Monolithic Pillars 20:00

Total playing time 20:00

Skumring - De glemte Tider (2005)

Genre : Melodic Doom/Funeral Doom (Female Vocals)
Country : Norway

Amazing first album of the band. This is a perfect combination of Melodic Doom with Funeral Doom influences, with beautiful and distressing female vocals, sad melodies, melancholic atmosphere, and acoustic passages. All songs was written in norwegian language. This is the most melancholic album that you will listen in a lot of time.

This album is for fans of Funeral, The 3rd and the Mortal, Chalice, Ashes you Leave, Shape of Despair, etc.
1.Søvn 12:35
2.De Glemte Tider 18:52
3.Forførelse I Natten 13:10

Total playing time 44:37

The Drowning - This Bleak Descent (2008)

Genre : Doom Death
Country : England

This second album of the band is magnificent with melodies very well worked and magnificent arrangements. The guitars are very heavy, with intricate riffs and guitar solos. The atmosphere is dense and enigmatic. The vocals are brilliant with powerful grunts, screaming growls, and melancholic clean vocals. It's crushing Doom Death in the best performance. Highly recommended!!!
1.Blackened Weave 07:15
2.Soulless Harvest 06:34
3.In The Fields Of Solace 12:57
4.Forever Fall 04:58
5.In Sufferance 07:03
6.The Ashen Light01:43
7.Solitary White Ship 10:43
8.Flowers For The Fallen 08:34
9.The Last Dance Of Eve 07:38

Total playing time 01:07:25

The Drowning - When The Light Was Taken From Us (2006)

Genre : Doom Death
Country : England

This is the debut album from The Drowning, it's crushing Doom Death with melodic riffs and aggressive passages, accompanied by deep grunts and some clean vocals. They use acoustic guitars and keyboards, creating an obscure atmosphere. Highly recommended!

1.Devoid Of Light 08:38
2.A Bitter Shade Of Grey 07:18
3.Host Of Flies 08:56
4.Abstract Eden 08:26
5.Nothing Feels Like Nothing 08:55
6.Beyond The Walls Of Sleep 07:22

Total playing time 49:38

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Serenades - Father (2009)

Genre : Gothic Doom
Country : Italy

Awesome third album of the band. In this release Serenades plays Gothic Metal with Doom influences, melodic riffs, bleak keyboards, melancholic passages, sad atmosphere and clean vocals. This album is for fans of The Foreshadowing, Novembre, Heavenwood, etc.
Highly recommended!

1.Father 04:29
2.Take Me Over 04:51
3.A Grey Kaleidoscope 07:20
4.Transcendent 01:46
5.Chiaroscuro 06:10
6.The Darkest Day 04:38
7.Unspoken 05:47
8.Emotional Waves 06:15
9.Final 03:26

Total playing time 44:47

Links to the first Serenades albums:

Serenades - The Age of Purity (1997)

Serenades - Ionia (2000)

The Gates of Slumber - Hymns of Blood and Thunder (2009)

Genre : Epic Heavy Doom
Country : United States

1.Chaos Calling 05:31
2.Death Dealer 04:23
3.Beneath the Eyes of Mars 05:59
4.The Doom of Aceldama 08:36
5.Age of Sorrow 02:50
6.The Bringer of War 04:44
7.Descent Into Madness 10:45
8.Iron Hammer 03:48
9.The Mist in the Mourning 02:22
10.Blood and Thunder 04:34

Total playing time 53:32

The Gates of Slumber - Conqueror (2008)

Genre : Epic Heavy Doom
Country : United States

1.Trapped in the Web 04:57
2.Conqueror 08:15
3.Ice Worm 05:19
4.Eyes of the Liar 07:21
5.Children of Satan 07:18
6.To Kill and Be King 08:43
7.The Machine 03:39
8.Dark Valley Suite 16:29

Total playing time 01:02:01

Monday, September 21, 2009

Count Raven - Mammons War (2009)

Genre : Traditional Doom
Country : Sweden
After 13 years Count Raven releases their 5th album. It's awesome Traditional Doom in the classic vein, with slow crushing riffs and magnificent vocals! Highly recommended!
1.The Poltergeist 04:32
2.Scream 05:08
3.Nashira 05:13
4.The Entity 07:04
5.Mammons War 05:48
6.A Lifetime 10:50
7.To Kill a Child 08:24
8.To Love, Wherever You Are 03:19
9.Magic Is... 04:25
10.Seven Days 08:52
11.Increasing Deserts 05:05

Total playing time 01:08:40

Daylight Dies - Lost to the Living (2008)

Genre : Melodic Death Doom
Country : United States

Third album of the band. Melodic Death Doom with intense and very melodic Riffs, slow interludes, sad keyboards, and melancholic passages full of bleakness. Highly recommended!
1.Cathedral 07:14
2.A Portrait in White 05:02
3.A Subtle Violence 05:40
4.And a Slow Surrender 03:27
5.At a Loss 06:26
6.Woke Up Lost 05:23
7.Descending 05:20
8.Last Alone 04:59
9.The Morning Light 07:57

Total playing time 51:28

Daylight Dies - A Portrait in White (EP 2008)

Genre : Melodic Death Doom
Country : United States

1.A Portrait in White05:03
2.Lies that Bind (demo 2004) 05:36
3.I Wait (demo 2001) 06:42

Total playing time 17:21

Daylight Dies - Dismantling Devotion (2006)

Genre : Melodic Death Doom
Country : United States

Magnificent second full-length of the band, with perfect melodies, intricate riffs, and great atmosphere. Their sound is very close to early Katatonia, October Tide and Rapture. The lead and rhythm guitars are very well worked. The deep growls are perfect, and the clean vocals are pure melancholy. The melodies are despair, sorrow and desolation. One of the best albums from the 2006.
Highly recommended!!!

1.A Life Less Lived 08:23
2.Dead Air 05:23
3.A Dream Resigned 07:28
4.All We Had 06:54
5.Solitary Refinement 05:23
6.Strive to See 06:39
7.Lies That Bind 05:53
8.Dismantling Devotion 06:59

Total playing time 52:56

Daylight Dies - Live from the Relapse Contamination Festival (Live Album - 2005)

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : United States

1.The Line That Divides 06:49
2.I Wait 07:02
3.Hollow Hands 06:03
4.Four Corners 07:38
5.Everything That Belongs 06:17

Total playing time 33:49

Daylight Dies - No Reply (2002)

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : United States

This is the first album of the band, with great melodies and melancholic harmonies. A very interesting first work. Recommended!!!

1.The Line That Divides 07:12
2.I Wait 06:47
3.Hollow Hands 06:07
4.Four Corners 08:11
5.Unending Waves 07:05
6.In the Silence 07:07
7.Minutes Pass 08:45
8.Back In the World 03:10
9.Everything That Belongs 06:44

Total playing time 01:01:08

Daylight Dies - Idle (EP 2000)

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : United States

1.Unending Waves 06:50
2.Piano Interlude One 00:41
3.Forfeiture of Life 06:42
4.Piano Interlude Two 01:07
5.Stronger Days 08:16

Total playing time 23:36

Daylight Dies - The Long Forgotten (Demo 1999)

Genre : Doom Death
Country : United States

1.Long Forgotten 07:17
2.Stronger Days 07:36
3.My Sun Slept 04:03
4.Dark Island of Comatose 04:06
5.Behind the Walls 05:06
6.Tears of the Frozen Moon 01:14

Total playing time 29:22

Daylight Dies - 2 Videos

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : United States
This post contains the Video Clip "Lies That Bind" from "Dismantling Devotion" album; and a live Clip "Four Corners" from "No Reply" album.
Daylight Dies - Lies That Bind
"Lies That Bind" (Video Clip)
Quality Video : Very Good
Quality Audio : High

Playing Time 05:51

"Four Corners" (Live Clip)

Quality Video : Good
Audio Quality : Good

Playing Time 10:00

Total Playing Time Videos 15:51

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Sunday, September 20, 2009

Lord Azmo - Cracked Scenes Of Reality (2009)

Genre : Melodic Doom
Country : Jordan

01.White Shadows (Intro) 01:10
02.A Dawn Without Sun 07:10
03.July of Crimson Sea 05:55
04.Come Sense the Rain 07:27
05.My Final Lullaby 06:30
06.11 Torn Roses 08:43
07.The Mourn of Silence 08:33
08.Abandoned Eden 12:44
09.Tonight …Enchanting Night 05:29

Total playing time 01:03:41

Armaga - In The Ruins (2009)

Genre : Doom Death
Country : Russia

1.Time Has Come 02:24
2.In The Ruins 03:27
3.Fear Is Near 03:01
4.The Left Manor 04:09
5.Phantom 02:45
6.Poisoned 03:48
7.Human Plant 03:21
8.Black River 03:35
9.Shadows 04:14
10.Time Has Gone 02:40

Total playing time 33:24

Ceremonium - Into The Autumn Shade (1995)

Genre : Death Doom
Country : United States

This is the first album of the band. Their style is Old School Death Doom with crushing guitars, slow riffs, dark melodies, sinister passages, dense atmosphere, raw sound, powerful grunts and some screaming growls. This album is highly recommended!

1.Nightfall In Heaven 02:31
2.Serenity 06:07
3.Incarnated Entity 06:30
4.Unveiled Tears 05:21
5.Our Mourning Forever Shrouds 05:46
6.Into The Autumn Shade 08:24

Total playing time 34:39

Ceremonium - No Longer Silent (2000)

Genre : Death Doom
Country : United States

This is the second and last album of the band. This work follow in the same vein of their predecessor album, although with raw melodies and more aggressive passages. Recommended!

1.No Longer Silent 04:46
2.Blessing of the Flame 05:40
3.Forever Enthroned 05:17
4.Pillars of Wisdom 06:55
5.Delusions of Grandeur 06:00
6.Cromlech (Darkthrone Cover) 04:18

Total playing time 32:56

Ceremonium - Nightfall in Heaven (Single 1995)

Genre : Doom Death
Country : United States

1.Incarnated Entity 05:43
2.Drowning In Despair And Darkness 05:35

Total playing time 11:18

My Forgotten God - My Forgotten God (Demo 2009)

Genre : Black Gothic Doom
Country : Ukraine

2.My Forgotten God
3.My dying love
4.Summer is gone

Total playing time 31:18

Te Deum - Tleushii Mir (2002)

Genre : Doom Death
Country : Ukraine

1.Intro 02:03
2.Tleushii Mir 06:41
3.Nasledie 06:40
4.Prizrak smerti 04:46
5.Na grani bezumia 06:51
6.Plach tishini 03:42
7.Korni zemli 05:53
8.Chas bitvi probil 04:43
9.Posedevshie gori 05:24
10.Butilka #5 (Bonus Track) 02:57

Total playing time 49:40

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Station Dysthymia - Only Gray Days (2009)

Genre : Atmospheric Funeral Doom
Country : Russia

1.Intro 0:51
2.Rehabilitation 16:49
3.Snow Cold Visions 14:58
4.Down Through Earth 20:06
5.The Trip 02:56

Total playing time 55:40

Oversoul - Seven Days in November (2000)

Genre : Melodic Doom/Progressive Doom
Country : United States

1.Games 05:59
2.Bee Sting 08:06
3.Forgive Me 05:45
4.Matters Of The Soul 06:28
5.Inner Dilemna 09:41
6.Withdrawing From The World 02:55
7.Fathernature 04:50
8.Feel 06:44
9.Sphere 03:31

Total playing time 53:59

Grand Magus - Demo (2000)

Genre : Heavy Doom
Country : Sweden

1.Stonecircle 03:21
2.Twilight Train 04:14
3.Glow 03:53

Total playing time 14:41

Abysmal Grief - The Samhain Feast (EP 2009)

Genre : Dark Gothic Doom
Country : Italy

1.The Samhain Feast 06:35
2.Grimorium Verum 06:29

Total playing time 13:04

Les Chants de Nihil - De La Glorie (2008)

Genre : Black Doom
Country : France

1.Introduction 02:39
2.Dame silence 08:28
3.Alégorie de la lèpre 06:32
4.La Liberté guidant le fer 12:47
5.Clarté de la pluie 07:21

Total playing time 37:47

Mourner - Still (EP 2009)

Genre : Sludge Funeral Doom
Country : United States

1.I 06:01
2.II 06:21

Total playing time 12:22

Witch Mountain - Come the Mountain (2001)

Genre : Southern Doom Metal
Country : United States

1.Rock On 04:24
2.Indian Passage 04:12
3.Victim of Chord Changes 05:15
4.Foxy Mule 04:21
5.A Power Greater 04:47
6.Iron Long (Part 1) 07:47
7.Iron Long (Part 2) 06:34
8.Rocaine 07:06
9.Iron Long (Part 3) 06:10
10.The Scientist's 12:39

Total playing time 01:12:53

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Altar of Oblivion - Sinews of Anguish (2009)

Genre : Epic Heavy Doom
Country : Denmark

Awesome first album from this excellent band. They play Epic Doom with crushing Heavy influences, melodic riffs, guitar solos, strong melodies, rhythm changes, sorrowful passages, Epic vocals and choirs. This album is highly recommended!!!
Thanks for this excellent contribution to my friend NecroGabo!

1.The Final Pledge 05:23
2.Wrapped in Ruins 06:15
3.Behind the Veil of Nights 07:19
4.My Pinnacle of Power 09:12
5.A Retreat into Delusions 06:17
6.Casus Belli 05:35
7.Stainless Steel 07:08
8.Sinews of Anguish 11:08

Total playing time 58:17

Altar of Oblivion - The Shadow Era (Demo 2007)

Genre : Epic Heavy Doom
Country : Denmark

First release from Altar of Oblivion, their style is Epic Doom with Heavy influences, crushing riffs, guitar solos, rhythm changes, Epic choirs and clean vocals. Highly recommended!
1.Prologue a mezza Voce 01:50
2.Through the Night 07:00
3.Wrapped in Ruins 06:12
4.Threshold to Oblivion (My Wrecked Mind) 06:16
5.Line of Ejection 06:48

Total playing time 28:02

Revelation - Release (2008)

Genre : Traditional Doom
Country : United States

Revelation plays Traditional Doom in their pure essence and this album is other excellent release! It's classic Doom with melodic riffs, guitar solos, distorted riffs, slow interludes, and 70's influences. Very recommended!!!

1.Stars Almost Drown 06:35
2.Once Summer 07:19
3.Release 07:12
4.Then and Again 05:55
5.Wither 05:41
6.Anatomy of Melancholy 08:50
7.Epiphany 05:48
8.The Provenance of Clouds 07:09

Total playing time 54:29

Black Candles - Black Candles (Demo 2004)

Genre : Melodic Doom Death
Country : Bolivia

This is the first release of the band, an awesome Demo with excellent sound. Their style is Doom Death with melodic guitars, strong riffs, atmospheric passages, slow interludes, deep grunts and screaming growls. This band have some influences from early Anathema and Katatonia. The Anathema's cover "Sleepless" is very good interpreted. Highly recommended!

1.Wizards of Fire 06:39
2.Drown in the Flames of the Death 04:57
3.Shadow's Equilibrium 05:52
4.Forever Lost in the Ethereal Dreams 06:00
5.Sleepless (Anathema cover) 04:27

Total playing time 26:55

Paul Chain - Whited Sepulchres (1991)

Genre : Psychedelic Doom Rock
Country : Italy

1.Whited Sepulchres 20:54
2.The Fox In The Park 08:28
3.Traffic 07:43
4.Two Minutes 02:15
5.Are You Ready? 08:04

Total playing time 47:24

Paradise Lost - Icon (1993) Classic Album

Genre : Melodic Doom Metal
Country : England
Link Reuploaded!

This album is one of the best releases from Paradise Lost, in their best era. This release contains classics in the Doom genre like "True Belief", "Embers Fire", "Joys of the Emptiness, "Colossal Rains", etc. Icon is one of the classic albums in the genre. Highly recommended!!!

1.Embers Fire 04:44
2.Remembrance 03:26
3.Forging Sympathy 04:44
4.Joys of the Emptiness 03:29
5.Dying Freedom 03:44
6.Widow 03:04
7.Colossal Rains 04:36
8.Weeping Words 03:51
9.Poison 03:00
10.True Belief 04:30
11.Shallow Seasons 04:55
12.Christendom 04:31
13.Deus Misereatur 01:58

Total playing time 50:32