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Angellore's sophomore shows exactly how Gothic/Romantic music should be done.
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Cold, claustrophobic and bleak Funeral Doom. Muffled voice whispering obscure curses, raw and grainy production. Offering little variations throughout the songs...
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A Gaze Blank And Pitiless As The Sun (Reissue)
    Whelm's only full-length finally gets a welcome physical release.
 cdimgFoehammer (EP)
    A good sound and all the right tools, Foehammer just need a little more focus.

Sunstone (EP)
    Showing marked improvement of new over original demo tracks, Sunstone's EP includes both.
 cdimgA Dracula
    Demon Lung's sophomore delivers a surprisingly substantial slab of Epic Occult Doom.

Feathered Hunter
    Genuinely interesting, but perhaps too eclectic for widespread appeal: Swan Messiah's latest.
 cdimgInvoked With Passion And Pain
    My Life's Despair put some history in their well-crafted Gothic Doom.
cdimgMonvmenta Antiqva
    More atmosphere than aggression, Mythological Cold Towers create a melancholy, nostalgic mood.
 cdimgA Land Of Myth & Magic
    Flawed but intriguing, Ambivalence finally reveal what might have been...
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2015-08-30 : New Izah album vinyl release imminent
'Sistere' to be released August 31st by Nordvis Produktion
2015-08-30 : New Cross Vault album announced
'The All-Consuming' to be released in November on Northern Silence
2015-08-30 : New Funeral Circle single out now
Available digitally, or as limited 7" vinyl
2015-08-30 : Weird Truth Productions new release information
Debut album of Japanese depressive black/doom trio Lifeblood
2015-08-29 : Second track previewed by Beneath The Storm
'Starting The Ritual' from imminent sophomore 'Devil's Village' now on YouTube
2015-08-29 : Melvins European tour announced for September/October
Dates commence September 13th in Bristol, UK
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2015-09-03 : Interview with Night Gaunt
With Rome-based Night Gaunt's 2014 debut album now finding a label and a physical release through Bloodrock Records, Comrade Aleks went to find out more about the band.
2015-08-30 : Interview with Doomed
Doomed have been going from strength to strength in the four years since the band began, and with fourth release 'Wrath Monolith' currently occupying our Album of the Month slot, we thought it a great time to have a chat with project mastermind Pierre Laube.
2015-08-28 : Interview with Misty Morning
"It's easy to remember Italian band Misty Morning. Yes, the frame of their music is built of Doom and Stoner, but they also have Progressive and Psychedelic influences in their sound, they have a bunch of remarkable tunes and sheer killer songs..."
2015-08-23 : Interview with Serpents Eve
Quick introductory interview.
2015-08-17 : Interview with Funeral Art
Quick introductory interview.
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2015-09-03 : Night Gaunt (Traditional Doom)
2015-08-24 : Sunstone (Stoner/Doom)
2015-08-23 : Serpents Eve (Traditional Doom)
2015-08-23 : Demon Lung (Traditional Doom)
2015-08-17 : Funeral Art (Atmospheric Doom)
2015-08-16 : Ambivalence (Death/Doom)
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