Tag Archives: Doom Metal

Metal Review: Bevar Sea – Invoke the Bizarre (2015)

Bevar Sea - Invoke the Bizarre

Bangalore, India’s doom/sludge band Bevar Sea is back with their sophomore effort, Invoke the Bizarre, three years after their successful self-titled debut. With their most recent effort, the band has shown a level of maturity that some bands with 10 years under their belts have yet to attain. The band has been together since 2007,

Metal Review: Behold! The Monolith: Architects of the Void (2015)

Behold! The Monolith: Architects of the Void

Los Angeles doom/sludge metal band Behold! The Monolith is back with their third album, Architects of the Void. The band seems to have matured their sound since their latest offering and have more of a unique sound than previously. The band has often been compared to Judas Priest in a few ways, but they have

Metal Review: Trouble: The Distortion Field (2013)

Trouble: The Distortion Field

Long standing Chicago doom metal veterans Trouble are back. We have said that quite a few times, haven’t we? From a band that always seemed to be the bridesmaid, but never the bride. The band, as great as some of their releases are, has always seemed to be thought of almost as good as Saint

Metal Review: Ghost Brigade: IV – One With The Storm (2014)

Ghost Brigade: IV - One With the Storm

Finland’s Ghost Brigade is a different type of band. The band dares you to classify them. Many will say post rock, some will say melodic death metal. Others will say doom metal. Regardless of how you classify them, the band is very progressive in nature and likes to blend a myriad of sounds packed into

Trouble Releases Video For Paranoia Conspiracy

Trouble: The Distortion Field

Chicago doom metal veterans Trouble have released a live video for the track Paranoia Conspiracy taken from “The Distortion Field,” which was released in July 2013. The clip, which was filmed on their show at The House of Shock in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 25, 2014, was directed and produced by David Treadway of

Metal Review: Apostle of Solitude: Of Woe and Wounds (2014)

Apostle of Solitude: Of Woe and Wounds

Indianapolis doom metal band Apostle of Solitude are back with their third release, “Of Woe and Wounds,” a depressive release of woe and despair that suits the band just perfectly. It marks the first album appearance of guitarist/vocalist Steve Janiak, also of Devil to Pay, who joined after the second record was released. With nearly

Metal Review: Alunah: Awakening the Forest (2014)

Alunah: Awakening the Forest

Birmingham, UK’s doom metal outfit Alunah have a lot to live up to being a doom metal band from the same home of the mighty Black Sabbath. Led by the hypnotic vocals of Soph Day, the four-piece set themselves apart from the typical doom metal band by their incorporation of more psychedelic elements, but that

Black Sabbath Will Release New Album and Tour Again

Black Sabbath: 13

Rumors swirled that doom metal legends and pioneers Black Sabbath had played their last show back in the summer, but the band has squashed those rumors today with frontman Ozzy Osbourne’s interview with Metal Hammer magazine where he confirmed that the band will begin working on a new album next year with a final tour

Metal Review: Megaton Leviathan: Past 21: Beyond the Arctic Cell (2014)

Megaton Leviathan: Past 21: Beyond the Arctic Cell

It appears as if there is this ever growing new sub-genre of metal entitled drone that we have to be aware of because there are a multitude of bands utilizing this type of music. What started off as a method used sparingly with Opeth and then more extensively with bands such as Agalloch and Alcest,

Metal Review: Velnias: Sovereign Nocturnal (2014)

Velnias: Sovereign Nocturnal

Eisenwald is kind enough to offer a re-release of Velnias’ debut black/doom/folk metal album, “Sovereign Nocturnal,” in a better form them it was originally released in. Containing only 3 tracks, but running over 40 minutes, “Sovereign Nocturnal” is an epic journey made by the band, and we now have a proper release of this album.