Tag: Doom Metal

Album Review: Crypt Sermon – Out of the Garden

Dark Descent is on a doom metal roll, with Crypt Sermon’s debut full length album being a charming piece of old school doom metal. Whoever thinks that Americans can’t produce good, old school doom metal will be proven wrong with Out of the Garden.

Album Review: Hooded Menace – Gloom Immemorial

Hooded Menace [Finland]
Gloom Immemorial
2014
Compilation
Doomentia Records
Death/Doom Metal

Hooded Menace is one of those bands that I have every intention to follow, yet find it tricky with the whole host of EP and split releases that they have. While the band has 3 full length releases …

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Album Review: Desoluna – The Desolate Years

Desoluna [Sweden]
The Desolate Years
2013
EP
Independent
Gothic/Doom Metal

Gothic/doom metal has never been something that I really enjoyed, and even with excellent bands such as Draconian, I dreaded that extremely slow pace and that entire gloomy atmosphere presented on the genre. Out of Sweden comes another recent discovery, Desoluna and …

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Album Review: Black Jesus – Everything Black Everything Dead

Black Jesus [Australia]
Everything Black Everything Dead
2014
Full Length
Grindhead Records
Black/Death Metal

Australian black/death metal horde Black Jesus can’t hide their disdain for religion in a more subtle manner, and all the more so with their debut full length album, Everything Black Everything Dead. Of course, black could refer …

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Album Review: Sonus Mortis – Propaganda Dream Sequence

Sonus Mortis [Ireland]
Propaganda Dream Sequence
2014
Full Length
Independent
Death/Doom Metal

The whole visual aesthetics of Sonus Mortis‘ debut full length album, Propaganda Dream Sequence is rather confusing – with the cover artwork being rather reminiscent of more punkish or thrashy death metal, and the font used for the band logo …

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