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Review: Varechian “Tabula Rasa Ultima /// The Morbidoom)))” [Sliptrick Records]

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Last October, French black/death/doom metal trio Varechian has returned from five-year-long slumber, presenting their newest album with double title Tabula Rasa Ultima /// The Morbidoom))), joining forces with ...
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Review: Pyogenesis “Waves of Erotasia” [Nuclear Blast]

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It’s easy to assume that doom/death metal bands lost it once they had settled for a lighter sound, regardless of the actual outcome. The unfortunate truth is that ...
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Review: October Tide “A Thin Shell” [Candlelight Records]

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Some bands are best off as side-projects and in hindsight, October Tide are one of the best examples why. From the legendary Rain Without End to the already less-inspired Grey Dawn, ...
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Review: Dream Unending “Tide Turns Eternal” [20 Buck Spin]

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Is there really a thing such as ordinary doom/death metal? Regardless of the style’s stagnation (which arguably became notable in the early 00’s), I believe that most bands ...
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Review: Black Blood of the Earth “Bleak Light, Fervent Dark” [Art of the Night Productions]

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Polish doom/death metal band Black Blood of the Earth finally has released their debut album Bleak Light, Fervent Dark through underground metal label Art of the Night Productions. ...
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Review: Crimson Relic “Purgatory’s Reign” [Radiation Records]

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At one point death metal had got rid of its thrash-like roots, as bands such Cryptopsy, Suffocation and Kataklysm had clearly showed. The future wouldn’t be too bright ...
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Review: Cemetary “Black Vanity” [Black Mark Production]

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Cemetary are one of those weird bands to me; not because of their stylistic changes (since those weren’t uncommon in the 90s to begin with), but more because ...
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Review: Celestial Season “Solar Lovers” [Displeased Records]

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It’s remarkable how there were so many doom/death metal bands coming out of Holland back in the day, with bands like Sempiternal Deathreign, Delirium and Mourning originating all ...
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Review: Morgion “Solinari” [Relapse Records]

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Morgion were one of those doom/death metal bands that didn’t change as drastically as other bands did and while this seems ideal on paper, nothing could be further ...
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Review: Funeral Cult “Korowody cieni” [Lusitanian Productions]

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Recently I had a discussion with my comrade gasmask_colostomy about our favorite topic. He asked me what I like so much about doom/death metal to begin with and ...
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Review: Paradise Lost “Lost Paradise” [Peaceville Records]

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When we’re talking about doom/death metal bands, it goes without saying that the early incantations of such are what it’s usually all about. Lost Paradise hints very little about the ...
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Review: Pyogenesis “Ignis Creatio” [Osmose Productions]

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Out of all the doom/death metal bands that have gone through drastic changes, Pyogenesis probably take the cake. Their transitional period was awkward as hell and what the ...
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Review: Katatonia “Jhva Elohim Meth… The Revival” [VIC Records]

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Although Dance of December Souls will forever be the emotional monolith that defined Katatonia’s early sound, there were in fact two other minor releases that weren’t too far ...
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Review: Mental Home “Vale” [Morbid Noizz Productions]

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After the confusing, yet ambitious Funeral Service demo, Mental Home had dropped their thrash-like nature and become melodic doom/death metal band instead. Sounds about fair, right? It’s just ...
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Review: Dissolving of Prodigy “Lamentations of Innocents” [Sheer Records]

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Originating from Czechia, Dissolving of Prodigy were one of the first doom/death metal albums from the country. Yeah, I know, this doesn’t sound very exciting, but here’s an ...
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Review: Ivan “Silver Screens” [Solitude Productions]

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Toying with conceptions of reality, Silver Screens comes to us from Ivan with a mind bending take on the doom genre. That is to say “doom.” This one ...
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Review: Mordor “Prayer to…” [Promus]

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During the 1990’s doom/death metal was all over the place in Europe, yet Poland is most likely not one of the countries you’d think of when it comes ...
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Video interview with Monumentum Damnati

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Monumentum Damnati is an international Melodic Doom/Death Metal band, formed in 2018. They have released first full-length album In the Tomb of a Forgotten King on March via ...
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Lyric video: Polynove Pole “On The Edge Of The Abyss”

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Ukrainian melodic doom/death metal band Polynove Pole release new official lyric video for “On The Edge Of The Abyss”, song taken from self-titled mini-album. https://www.facebook.com/polynove.pole/ http://polynovepole.com/en/ ...
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Review: Shrine Of The Serpent/Black Urn Split

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Doom/Death Metal. There is a lot in these words’ combinations. The bands, inspired by Candlemass, Black Sabbath and Thergothrone suddenly decide that viscous, depressing music needs some extreme ...
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