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Author:  TheUnhinged [ Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:07 am ]
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abigail wrote:
this isn't technically doom, but this thread has been silent for a long time...

Elusive sight http://elusivesight.bandcamp.com/album/ ... othingness
more like mid/latter day Anathema, from Poland. sweet girly vocals and guitar melodies.


I honestly consider that first album to be melodic doom. It sounds like Katatonia's second album, except with female singing. It kind of reminds me of It Will Come, I like it.

Speaking of female vocals...

Edellom is a Gothic/Doom/Death Metal project from Israel. Not bad, it's actually pretty dire in some sections.

Author:  Basenjibrian [ Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:44 am ]
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I'm really liking the Elusive Sight album. I agree, not full on doom. Mid period Anathema to me! :)

Beyond Light is pretty much all male vocals, though.

Author:  baphomet [ Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:02 pm ]
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FLEGETHON/ cry of the ice wolves is offered for free.

Highly recomended to all (to the very few) who like their doom ultra slow and totally atmospheric.

https://nihilart.bandcamp.com/album/fle ... wolves-iii

Author:  -Of- [ Wed May 18, 2016 4:09 pm ]
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This split between Dying Sun Mourning and Sculptor is kinda nice:


Author:  abigail [ Thu May 19, 2016 1:42 pm ]
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Trauma Field, finnish atmo doom/death:
https://traumafield.bandcamp.com/album/ ... -of-winter
(this is their demo from 2011)

they also just released a not-free new album which is really good, follow the link on their bc above :)

Author:  abigail [ Wed Jun 01, 2016 2:52 am ]
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Ghost Witch, "ethereal" trad doom, 2-track demo:
http://ghostwitchdoom.bandcamp.com/
have a listen to the seriously awesome first song!

Author:  baphomet [ Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:12 am ]
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you can't say it reinvents the wheel, neither music nor band's name stands out... but it's well done. Not as enthusiastic as you as it seems to me I've already heard those songs before...

small edit to say that the Sculptor tracks here above are really nice! I'll see where I can buy this split...

re-edit: ok, Of posted the link in the right thread, but forgot to give us the bandcamp link to download the album for free ... Or is it me? I've just noticed you can right-click on the bandcamp window to open it and get to the download link.... anyway here it is (again?) :;):

https://sculptor.bandcamp.com/album/dre ... land-split

Author:  abigail [ Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:46 am ]
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baphomet wrote:
you can't say it reinvents the wheel, neither music nor band's name stands out... but it's well done. Not as enthusiastic as you as it seems to me I've already heard those songs before...


not being competitive, but sincerely inquisitive... please do spill the beans on similar bands/songs you know. I don't think I've heard this kind of Alcest-y vocals over "proper" doom before...

the band's name is indeed borderline cringe, but... they're kids.

Author:  baphomet [ Thu Jun 02, 2016 6:28 am ]
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it's a female vocalist, right? But if you compare them with Alcest... now I'm wondering....

To me, the singer's gender apart, it sounds like a regular female-fronted retro doom project...

Author:  Merchant of Doom [ Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:07 am ]
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abigail wrote:
baphomet wrote:
you can't say it reinvents the wheel, neither music nor band's name stands out... but it's well done. Not as enthusiastic as you as it seems to me I've already heard those songs before...


not being competitive, but sincerely inquisitive... please do spill the beans on similar bands/songs you know. I don't think I've heard this kind of Alcest-y vocals over "proper" doom before...

the band's name is indeed borderline cringe, but... they're kids.


I've heard it before a few times too... can't tell you the bands, 'cause I'm not a fan of the genre... I'm sure Bapho will come up with the goods, as usual... :D

Author:  baphomet [ Sat Jun 04, 2016 7:11 am ]
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Merchant of Doom wrote:
abigail wrote:
baphomet wrote:
you can't say it reinvents the wheel, neither music nor band's name stands out... but it's well done. Not as enthusiastic as you as it seems to me I've already heard those songs before...


not being competitive, but sincerely inquisitive... please do spill the beans on similar bands/songs you know. I don't think I've heard this kind of Alcest-y vocals over "proper" doom before...

the band's name is indeed borderline cringe, but... they're kids.


I've heard it before a few times too... can't tell you the bands, 'cause I'm not a fan of the genre... I'm sure Bapho will come up with the goods, as usual... :D



for instance this is more or less alike:



this too:

http://hela.bandcamp.com/album/hela-lodo-split-lp

and this too:


Author:  abigail [ Wed Jun 08, 2016 5:18 am ]
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thanks for these :) did not know Bezoar and Hela. the former is not to my liking, but the latter is, and indeedy similar to GW.

as for GW, there's only one photo on their facebook, and the singer looks male... but of course you never know :D

Author:  abigail [ Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:40 pm ]
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Concilium, female fronted doom from Boston, MA:
https://concilium.bandcamp.com/

they cover Warning on the demo, and also Candlemass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MxtSiRhM4Q

Author:  abigail [ Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:00 am ]
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Crimson Swan have recorded a doom/death version of a true classic:
http://crimsonswan.bandcamp.com/track/c ... rple-cover

Author:  abigail [ Sun Aug 21, 2016 7:40 pm ]
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Tideless play blackened death/doom:
https://tideless.bandcamp.com/

Construction of Light, mostly instrumental groove/trad doom:
http://constructionoflight.bandcamp.com/
daft cover, but anyway. they're from Little Rock...

Author:  klamerin [ Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:17 pm ]
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Another great demo from Eos, solid funeral doom:


Author:  baphomet [ Sat Aug 27, 2016 5:36 am ]
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Female fronted trad doom band with balls, Second Grave have just released their debut full-length, and it's free:

https://secondgrave.bandcamp.com/

Author:  -Of- [ Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:55 am ]
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The Limestone County Chain Gang, as they say it, "explores the thematic relationship between early chain gang blues music and funeral doom metal, juxtaposing the down-tempo styles to illustrate a shared anguish." That's kinda interesting, especially the second track. Would be curious to hear more:



https://thelimestonecountychaingang.bandcamp.com/album/lord-im-ready

Author:  baphomet [ Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:53 am ]
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yeah! New and interesting... The blues repertoire is so vast and rich... and so desperate, lyrics-wise, that I'm sure there're several classics that could be revisited through the doom aesthetics.

Author:  klamerin [ Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:08 am ]
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In theory this is a fantastic idea - very intersting, very original and very fitting - what could be more apt for doom then the suffering of the chain gangs.

What really surprised me is this is not simply used as a gimmick to sell poorly produced music - the music is actually very, very good on both tracks.

Unfortunately for me - I find the music too good on its own and the blues chants, however brilliant an idea, are taking away from the enjoyment. Or maybe I just need to get used to it?
Still - one of the most refreshing, must-hear doom I've heard in a long time=)))

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