Doom Metal

Candlemass - Nosturi, Helsinki, 17/01/14

The crowd teamed with long-haired, patch-jacket-wearing metalheads in the mood for Metal. Formed thirty years ago, Candlemass filled out their set with crowd favourites, new tunes and some good quality Black Sabbath covers. Relatively new singer, Mats Levén stretched his vocal chords to well known tunes, almost as absorbed in the music as the crowd. Bassist and songwriter Leif Edling took the microphone for a song, as did local guest vocalist Mikko Kotamäki (Swallow the Sun, Kuolemanlaakso)

Lycanthia- Oligarchy (Hypnotic Dirge Records)

Great Australian doom.

Doom metal has always been an interesting sub-genre in that once you move away from the more traditional offshoots of the genre and start looking at the less accessible varients of the sound, (

Stone Magnum - From Time... To Eternity (RIP Records)

High quality heavy metal - nothing more, nothing less...
Release Date: 
29 Jul 2013 - 11:30pm

Doom! I remember saying once to a good friend of mine – actually it was former Pod People axepert Josh Nixon if you want me to drop a name- that f

Earthen Grave - Earthen Grave (Ripple Music)

A unique take on an oft-celebrated theme...
Release Date: 
8 Aug 2013 - 11:30pm

Yes, yes, yes, I know. Earthen Grave originally came out last year and was criminally overlooked by us here at Metal as Fuck, a heinous mistake we’re happy to put right he

Goatess – Goatess (Svart Records)

Stoner and stoned.
Release Date: 
5 Jul 2013 - 12:30pm

Goatess is a Swedish band operating in the field of Stoner metal... so,  what’s the news? Nothing! Absolutely. But their sound is hard as hell.

Dark Buddha Rising – Dakhmandal (Svart Records)

Transcending the doom experience.
Release Date: 
7 Jun 2013 - 12:30pm

This sludge/doom cult outfit from Finland are back with their fifth album entitled Dakhmandal,  a mystical experience spanning  80 minutes in 6 tracks leaving the listener totall

Candlemass: Release of "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus - Live at Roadburn 2011" as a Vinyl LP Confirmed!

Three sides of iconic metal, as it was meant to be heard... LIVE!

This week Svart Records announced June 14th as the international release date for Candlemass' vinyl-only Epicus Doomicus Metallicus - Live at Roadburn 2011

Victor Griffin's In-Graved - Victor Griffin's In-Graved (Svart Records)

Victor doing what Victor does best...
Release Date: 
21 Mar 2013 - 11:30pm

If you need this putting in a nutshell, here goes: Victor Griffin can do no wrong really can he?

Across Tundras / Lark’s Tongue – split (Cavity Records)

Trippy sounds from America in the best Britannic accent.
Release Date: 
20 Apr 2013 - 12:30pm

This split presents Across Tundras hailing from Nashville (Tennessee) and Lark’s Tongue from Peoria (Illinois), with two tracks each.

The Moth Gatherer – A Bright Celestial Light (Agonia Records)

Progressive Doom from Sweden.
Release Date: 
16 Apr 2013 - 12:30pm

The Swedish duo The Moth Gatherer debuts with this 5-track album that shows a blend of the doom metal sound and progressive music, made in the best Cult of Luna