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Mesmur's debut is a truly excellent record that should be part of any Funeral/Death Doom lover's collection.
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Majestic orcestral doom with choirs, death, gothic, funeral doom and power metal influences. Clean male and female vocals exist along with male grunts. Though u...
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Times are tough for underground websites. (2014-03-12)
From where we're sitting, times look tough for the underground Metal scene. The music's still out there, but we're clearly not the only site that's struggling to find people to keep up with new releases, never mind having time to devote to classics that deserve revisiting. Is it simply something that's had its time, and is just slowly withering into obscurity as the last of the dedicated sites and forums and blogs fade away?

We hope not. It's a proud heritage, filled with defiantly independent spirits who form the bands, run the labels and publicise the scene. But it needs an active fanbase to nourish those things, to take an interest and participate in keeping them alive, to create some sense of community rather than lone voices howling in the wilderness.

That is why we are appealing, again, for anyone with time and talent to help. If you like Doom, and want to talk about it; if you want to support music that you love, then contact us to get involved. Not for material reward - there's little of that, to be honest - but for the satisfaction of being a part of this scene: to promote your chosen music, to discover more about it, even to make contacts and friends amongst the bands and labels - that's what being a reviewer or interviewer is really about. And if you don't feel able to write formally, why not join in on the forum instead? Share your thoughts and comments with us, ask questions or start discussions. It doesn't take much to build up a thriving group with common interests, just a little effort to get involved, stand up and be counted as a fan.

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2015-03-21 : Orphans Of Dusk sign with HDR/Solitude
Debut EP to get a CD release in May
2015-03-21 : New Mythological Cold Towers album due
'Monvmenta Antiqva' out on April 6 through Nuktemeron Prod.
2015-03-16 : New Evoke Thy Lords album due
'Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms In Your Cellar!' out 23/03 on Solitude Productions
2015-03-15 : Crowbar feature now up on Radioactive Metal
20th March 'Album Autopsy' podcast to focus on the 1993 debut
2015-03-12 : New Lord Vigo video online
'Ishtar - Queen Of The Night' streaming on YouTube
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Perditus Et Dea
    Whispering Woods' sophomore straddles the Symphonic/Gothic Metal and Gothic/Doom borders very nicely.
    This third release might be considered THE definitive Arcana Coelestia album.

Grey Mist
    Misty Grey's debut is everything that a Traditional Doom album could hope to be.
 cdimgSadhus The Smoking Community
    Short and to the point, but with a definitely appealing character: the debut from Sadhus (The Smoking Community).
cdimgCatacomb Records Proudly Presents: The Sound of the Catacombs
    This compilation allows 17 of the heaviest stoner bands to strut their stuff, the warranted amount of doom is of course included.
 cdimgHomegrown Doom EP
    Witch Mountain back in 2000 may be young, relatively speaking, but the music on this demo is as if contemporary to the oldschool doomsters of the 70's.
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2015-03-23 : Whispering Woods (Gothic/Doom)
2015-03-23 : Grimmage (Stoner/Doom)
2015-03-22 : Sea Bastard (Sludge/Doom)
2015-03-21 : Iron Witch (Sludge/Doom)
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2015-03-23 : Interview with Grimmage
Quick introductory interview.
2015-03-19 : Interview with Killed In Public
Quick introductory interview.
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