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Review: Tiamat “Sumerian Cry” [C.M.F.T. Productions]

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There are a few albums out there that marked the harsh beginning of several bands that seem to be underrated, or perhaps underappreciated nowadays. Think of Therion’s Of Darkness…, ...
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Review: Runemagick “Darkness Death Doom” [Aftermath Music]

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For some reason I was convinced that Darkness Death Doom was the Runemagick album that changed the band’s dynamics for the worst, but fortunately I was rather mistaken. Yes, the ...
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Review: Mystic Charm “Shadows of the Unknown” [Shiver Records]

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There are a few misconceptions that people who are new to metal usually make. One includes the assumption that anything slightly slower than a sub-genre’s usual trademarks would ...
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Review: Silent Stream of Godless Elegy “Iron” [Leviathan Records]

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Along with Hypnotic Scenery and Dissolving of Prodigy, Silent Stream of Godless Elegy were one of the leaders of the Czech doom/death metal movement and just like many ...
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Review: Tiamat “Clouds” [Century Media Records]

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Tiamat are certainly no favorite band of mine, but I can’t deny that there was something unique about their early records… for better or worse. Even the occult ...
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Review: Grindmaster Dead “Stronger than Love”

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Although criticism regarding technology is often justified, you’ll have to admit that if it weren’t for the internet, several obscure metal gems probably had not been discovered by ...
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Review: Golgotha “Melancholy” [Repulse Records]

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Golgotha caught me by surprise, as I’ve never heard anyone mention this band before and they also originate from Spain. Granted, I know very little about Spain to ...
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Review: Etherial Winds “Find the Way… Together” [Cyber Music]

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Thanks to that decent piece of artwork that brings to mind nostalgia and romanticism, you’d think that Etherial Winds were yet another forgotten band that released one solid ...
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Review: Hooded Menace “Fulfill the Curse” [Razorback Recordings]

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Although Hooded Menace managed to keep the doom/death metal spirit alive while evolving at the same time, this band hasn’t always interested me as much as they do ...
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Review: Castle “Castle” [Malodorous Mangled Innards Records]

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It’s almost tempting to believe that any obscure doom/death metal release from its heyday turns out to be a lost classic, but there’s a lot of good stuff ...
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Review: Majestic Downfall “Aorta” [Personal Records]

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Although I’m pretty fond of Majestic Downfall, I should admit that they’re a strange band to my ears. On one hand, they’ve certainly improved over time, as the ...
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Review: Paradise Lost “Drown in Darkness – The Early Demos” [Century Media Records]

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While I’ll clearly call myself a Paradise Lost fan, Drown in Darkness – The Early Demos wasn’t something I was necessarily looking forward to. Lost Paradise still ranks as the worst ...
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Review: Majestic Downfall “Waters of Fate” [Chaos Records]

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It often fascinates me how certain bands manage to out-play the ones they were inspired by in the first place. Enter Majestic Downfall, who must have studied October ...
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Review: Assumption “The Three Appearances” [Sentient Ruin]

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Earlier this year, we saw the vinyl repress of The Three Appearances by the Italian death-doom group Assumption, and it is a monster of a record. From the ...
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Review: Dark Millennium “Ashore the Celestial Burden” [Massacre Records]

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Sometimes you stumble upon a unique band that that figuring out their obvious influences results in a massive headache. Enter Dark Millennium, who are a complete oddball of ...
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Review: Decembre Noir “The Renaissance Of Hope” [Lifeforce Records]

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With an epic feel and spacious atmosphere, Decembre Noir craft a unique sound with their newest release, The Renaissance of Hope. Emotional depth and heavy grooves mingle together ...
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Evaporates Sores “Ulcerous Dimensions” [Sentient Ruin Laboratories]

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The heavy electronic noise sludge doom death metal of Evaporated Sores may be the most vile thing I’ve heard all year. It’s violent and a little bit gross. ...
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Review: Funeral Leech “Death Meditation” [Carbonized Records]

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Maybe it’s just me, but I can’t help but think that recent doom/death metal of decent quality has been mostly defined by the grittier kind of bands of ...
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Interview video: Yuliya of Sidus Atrum (Ukraine)

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Sidus Atrum is a young Blackened Death Doom Metal project from Ukraine, created by Yuliya Lykhotvor. Her music is dedicated to depression and self-awareness. Watch this interview video ...
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Review: ROTTING KINGDOM “Rotting Kingdom”

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ROTTING KINGDOM Rotting Kingdom Godz Ov War Productions What can be said about this offering by The United States’ death/doom outfit Rotting Kingdom’s 3 song self titled EP ...
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