2017 has been a strange year at best – overshadowed by a sense of impending doom, it was inevitable that music’s dark side would rise again this year. And rise again it has.
Leeds trio BongCauldron have crafted a distinct style yet managed to stay true to their doomy vision, birthing one hell of a debut LP in the process.
The latest instalment in the Leccy Wiz saga sees the band’s signature fuzz take a step back, allowing its riffs to take centre stage.
As challenging for its palpably raw emotion as it is for its heavy musical style, Mirror Reaper is a colossal album bound to take its place amongst only the most elite of the doom metal genre’s well-stocked history.
E is not the first time the Norwegian group has taken a good look at their sound before rebuilding it brick-by-brick, but it is one of the more noteworthy times.
Listening to Caustic start-to-finish is much like being dropped into a tomb lined with the bones of previous victims, as your captures go on to torture you in increasingly new and painful ways. Except, this is metal, so it’s enjoyable.
Black Sabbath’s back catalogue is sorely lacking a truly brilliant live release, and as such, The End Of The End is likely to be remembered as their best.
Those who’ve followed Colloquial Sound Recordings, or the work of its American founder Damian Master, may have been surprised when a release from his doom project Alluring dropped earlier this year. The bleak funeral doom […]