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SubRosa return with their most Doom-oriented album to date, which proves to be yet another masterpiece.
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Extremely heavy mixture of Stoner Rock, Death-metal and Doom-metal. Their earlier work is more in the Stoner-rock corner but as the band progressed, and progres...
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Exclusive streaming of Swampcult's forthcoming 'The Festival' now on site

In cooperation with Transcending Obscurity Records, we are proud to present a complete preview streaming of Swampcult's forthcoming album 'The Festival', due for official release on October 2nd.
Preorders for digital downloads, CD version with 10 story cards included, and limited edition T-shirts are now open.


Exclusive T-Shirts Available


Just a reminder that we still have some of each size of the official site T-shirts available, with artwork by our very own baphomet.
If you want one, they're on sale at a cost of 12 + p&p. Full details can be found on this Forum thread.

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Expulsion From Paradise (Remaster)
    The long-lost debut and demo of Belarusian Gothic/Doom band Revelation, unearthed and reissued.
 cdimgRoads To Serfdom (EP)
    Lo-fi, grimy and anarchic stripped-down basics: No God Only Pain's Black/Punk/Doom.

The Year Is One
    While the album may not try anything new, Spiritus Mortis exemplify tight musicianship with a classic, energy-driven sound.
 cdimgWelcome To The Graveyard
    A fun, short and sweet fourth full-lengther from San Francisco Doom/Metal occultists Castle.

Nethermost/Vin de Mia Trix (Split)
    This may be an album of two unusual halves, but Nethermost and Vin de Mia Trix made sure they're both good ones.
 cdimgNethermost/Vin de Mia Trix (Split)
    This may be an album of two unusual halves, but Nethermost and Vin de Mia Trix made sure they're both good ones.
cdimgSenseless Painful Lives in Tears (Split with Failor)
    Two lengthy Ambient/Doom explorations of depression fill this split offering from Il Vuoto and Failor.
 cdimgSenseless Painful Lives in Tears (Split with Il Vuoto)
    Two lengthy Ambient/Doom explorations of depression fill this split offering from Il Vuoto and Failor.
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2016-10-19 : GSP's 'Thank You Mom' venture
Read more about the label's intended project...
2016-10-07 : New Wolf Counsel video now streaming
Official video for 'Pure As The Driven Snow', from new album 'Ironclad'.
2016-10-04 : Fire Magazine, Issue 3 out now
Italian Fire magazine, issue 3 hits the streets.
2016-09-27 : Wolf Counsel's 'Ironclad' out now
Full album streaming on YouTube; CD and LP available for purchase.
2016-09-21 : Even Vast - first gig with new line-up
Show in Manchester, UK, 23rd September.
2016-09-20 : New album from Khemmis on preorder now
'Hunted' due October 21 on 20 Buck Spin Records
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2016-10-18 : Interview with Gargoyle
Quick introductory interview.
2016-10-06 : Interview with Soliloquium
With imminent debut full-length release 'An Empty Frame' showing that Sweden's Soliloquium have moved on and up from their Anathema and Katatonia et al influences, it seemed like a good time to have an extended chat about the band...
2016-10-06 : Interview with Albert Bell's Sacro Sanctus
The twin spurs of a recent album release and the impending Malta Doom Metal 2016 inspired Comrade Aleks to catch up with Albert Bell, the man behind both of those projects, as well as being a veteran member of both Forsaken and Nomad Son.
2016-09-20 : Interview with Magma Rise
"Magma Rise could be a new name to some of our readers, but two of its founders were members of the now-inactive first Hungarian Doom metal band, Mood, from 1993 onwards. So, be sure that these men know how to play slow and heavy..."
2016-09-18 : Interview with Lord Vicar
Lord Vicar releases don't come along that often, and when the invitation for an interview accompanied the promo for 'Gates Of Flesh' that he reviewed, Nick jumped at the chance to have a chat with Kimi.
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2016-10-23 : Failor (Undefinable)
2016-10-23 : Castle (USA) (Traditional Doom)
2016-10-23 : No God Only Pain (Black/Doom)
2016-10-18 : Doom Architect (Death/Doom)
2016-10-18 : No More Sorrow In Me (Funeral Doom)
2016-10-18 : Gargoyle (Traditional Doom)
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