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Note: Review ratings were introduced in late 2013.
Albums reviewed before that time remain largely unrated, and do not appear on this list.

Score: 10/10

Angellore La Litanie Des Cendres (Mike Liassides)
Angellore Rien Ne Devait Mourir (Mike Liassides)
Arcane Voidsplitter Voice Of The Stars (Ian Morrissey)
Astral Sleep Astral Doom Musick (Mike Liassides)
Camel of Doom Terrestrial (Mike Liassides)
Candlemass Nightfall (30th Anniversary) (Matt Halsey)
Cathal Rodgers (Author) Existentiell ≠ Boundaries and Paradigms (Mike Liassides)
Clouds Doliu (Chris Hood)
Devil's Witches Velvet Magic (Matt Halsey)
Dictator Dysangelist (Bertrand marchal)
Dictator Dysangelist (Remaster) (Mike Liassides)
Doomed Anna (Mike Liassides)
Doomed Wrath Monolith (Mike Liassides)
Draconian Arcane Rain Fell (Mike Liassides)
Esoteric The Pernicious Enigma (Remix) (Kris Clayton)
Esoteric The Pernicious Enigma (Remix) (Mike Liassides)
Forest Stream Tears of Mortal Solitude (Mike Liassides)
Fungoid Stream Oceanus (Bertrand Marchal)
Fvneral Fvkk Carnal Confessions (Riccardo Veronese)
Goatpsalm Downstream (Kris Clayton)
Gruulvoqh The Eternal Traveller (Ian Morrissey)
Hangman's Chair Banlieue Triste (Nick Harkins)
Hierophant The Tome (Arnstein H. Pettersen)
Idre Unforgiving Landscapes (Dante DuVall)
Ketch Ketch (EP) (Matt Halsey)
Khemmis Absolution (Dante DuVall)
Lethian Dreams Red Silence Lodge (Dante DuVall)
Lord Vicar Gates Of Flesh (Nick Harkins)
Mage Key To The Universe (Nick Harkins)
Mare Infinitum Alien Monolith God (Chris Hood)
Mindrot Dawning (Mike Liassides)
Mistress Of The Dead Wooden Coffin Box (15CD Compilation) (Mike Liassides)
My Silent Wake An Unbroken Threnody (Compilation) (Mike Liassides)
Narrow House Thanathonaut (Mike Liassides)
Quercus Sfumato (Trishay J Trada)
Reclvse Evil Lvrks (EP) (Nick Harkins)
Rezn Let It Burn (Dante DuVall)
Sleep The Sciences (Kris Clayton)
SubRosa More Constant Than The Gods (Dominik Sonders)
The Morningside Treelogia (Mike Liassides)
Trees of Eternity Hour of the Nightingale (Dante DuVall)
Tyranny Aeons In Tectonic Interment (Dominik Sonders)
Vin de Mia Trix Palimpsests (Mike Liassides)
Were-Jaguars II (Kris Clayton)
Windhand Eternal Return (Mark B)
Witch Mountain Homegrown Doom EP (Arnstein H. Pettersen)
Worship Terranean Wake (Mike Liassides)
Öxxö Xööx Rëvëürt (Mike Liassides)

Score: 9.5/10

Abysmal Grief Blasphema Secta (Mike Liassides)
Advent Varic Tumulus Part I: It Begins (EP) (Ian Morrissey)
Aphonic Threnody Of Graves, Of Worms, And Epitaphs (split with Frowning) (Dominik Sonders)
Ataraxie Slow Transcending Agony (Dominik Sonders)
Ataraxie Slow Transcending Agony (Reissue) (Mike Liassides)
Autumnia Two Faces Of Autumn (Compilation) (Kris Clayton)
Candlemass The Door To Doom (Chris Hawkins)
Consecration Fragilium (Ian Morrissey)
Count Raven Mammons War (Bertrand marchal)
Crimson Swan Unlit (Chris Hood)
Crypt Sermon The Ruins Of Fading Light (Chris Hawkins)
Cultic High Command (Ian Morrissey)
Deadbird III: The Forest Within The Tree (Ian Morrissey)
Doom:VS Dead Words Speak (Reissue) (Ian Morrissey)
Electric Funeral The Wild Performance (Reissue) (Chris Hawkins)
Evoken Hypnagogia (Ian Morrissey)
Excantation Pilgrimage Of The Imperator (Nick Harkins)
Forever Autumn Waiting For Öktober MMXVI (Mike Liassides)
Frowning Of Graves, Of Worms, And Epitaphs (split with Aphonic Threnody) (Dominik Sonders)
Fungoid Stream Prehuman Shapes (Bertrand Marchal)
Hamferð Vilst Er Siðsta Fet (Bertrand Marchal)
Khemmis Hunted (Alex Drozd)
Mourning Beloveth Rust & Bone (Dante DuVall)
Mourning Dawn Waste (EP) (Nick Harkins)
My Silent Wake There Was Death (Mike Liassides)
Paradise Lost The Plague Within (Laurent Lignon)
Procession Doom Decimation (Mike Liassides)
Profetus As All Seasons Die (Laurent Lignon)
Psychedelic Witchcraft Sound Of The Wind (Nick Harkins)
Rise Of Avernus Dramatis Personae (EP) (Kris Clayton)
Solothus Realm Of Ash And Blood (Ian Morrissey)
Sons Of A Wanted Man Black Days Black Dust (EP Re-release) (Nick Harkins)
SubRosa For This We Fought The Battle Of Ages (Dominik Sonders)
The Slow Death Ark (Dante DuVall)
Thorns of the Carrion Remembrance In Tragedy (Compilation) (Laurent Lignon)
Troll Teeth Goes Nowhere, Does Nothing (Chris Hawkins)
Were-Jaguars III (Kris Clayton)
YOB Our Raw Heart (Chris Hawkins)
Zatokrev Silk Spiders Underwater (Kris Clayton)

Score: 9/10

40 Watt Sun The Inside Room (Dominik Sonders)
40 Watt Sun Wider Than The Sky (Alex Drozd)
A Day In Venice A Day In Venice (Mike Liassides)
A Sickness Unto Death The Great Escape (Chaim Drishner)
Absent/Minded Alight (Nick Harkins)
Abstract Spirit Escapism (split with Ennui) (Mike Liassides)
Abysmal Darkening Sub Terra (Chaim Drishner)
Altars Of Grief Iris (Mike Liassides)
Angakok Angakok (Matt Halsey)
Angellore Errances (Mike Liassides)
Aphonic Threnody Immortal In Death (split with Ennui) (Mike Liassides)
Aphonic Threnody When Death Comes (Matt Halsey)
Arche Undercurrents (EP) (Riccardo Veronese)
Ashtar Ilmasaari (Matt Halsey)
Astral Sleep Visions (Mike Liassides)
Asunder Works Will Come Undone (Dominik Sonders)
Automaton Echoes of Mount Ida (Chaim Drishner)
Automaton Talos (Mike Liassides)
Autumn People Arising (Mike Liassides)
Autumnal The End Of The Third Day (Dante DuVall)
Bast Nanoångström (Matt Halsey)
Beelzefuzz Beelzefuzz (Steve Bidmead)
Begräbnis Begräbnis/Estrangement (Split EP) (Mike Liassides)
Black Forest Sadness (Remaster) (Chaim Drishner)
Blessed Realm Doomography 1993 - 2002 (Compilation) (Matt Halsey)
Bretus ...From The Twilight Zone (Nick Harkins)
Camel of Doom Psychodramas: Breaking the Knots of Twisted Synapse (Mike Liassides)
Canaan Il Giorno Dei Campanelli (Mike Liassides)
Canaan Of Prisoners, Wandering Souls And Cruel Fears (Mike Liassides)
Capilla Ardiente Solve Et Coagula (EP) (Bertrand marchal)
Chrch Unanswered Hymns (Dante DuVall)
Conjurer I (EP) (Matt Halsey)
Corrupted Garten Der Unbewusstheit (Klamerin Malamov)
Cough An Introduction To The Black Arts (Split with The Wounded Kings) (Bertrand Marchal)
Crust The Promised End (Matt Halsey)
Cult Of Vampyrism Aporia (Kris Clayton)
Dautha Brethren Of The Black Soil (Nick Harkins)
Demon Eye Tempora Infernalia (Mark Rzeszutek)
Doom-metal.com A Lake Of Ghosts...The Long Shadow Of My Dying Bride (Various reviewers)
Doomed 6 Anti-Odes To Life (Eli Elliott)
Doomed Our Ruin Silhouettes (Mike Liassides)
Dwoom Pale Mare Demo MMXVII (Demo) (Eli Elliott)
Ea A Etilla (Dominik Sonders)
Ea II (Bertrand marchal)
Eibon II (Mike Liassides)
Elegeion The Last Moment (Mike Liassides)
Enhailer Grisaille (Gra​-​sigh) (Alex Drozd)
Ennui Falsvs Anno Domini (Riccardo Veronese)
Excruciation [c]rust (Mike Liassides)
Eye Of Solitude Slaves Of Solitude (Comrade Aleks Evdokimov)
Famyne Famyne (Mike Liassides)
Flame, Dear Flame The Millennial Heartbeat (EP) (Chris Hawkins)
Flesh Of The Stars Anhilla (Alex Drozd)
Flesh Of The Stars Mercy (Chris Hawkins)
Fleshpress Tearing Skyholes (Kunal Choksi)
Forever Autumn Patience Of ðm Fire-Keeper (Mike Liassides)
Former Worlds Photos Of Eve IX​-​XVI (Matt Halsey)
Fractured Spine Memoirs Of A Shattered Mind (Anniversary Edition) (Nick Harkins)
Frailty Melpomene (Mike Liassides)
Frowning Extinct (Riccardo Veronese)
Funeral Moth Transience (Trishay J Trada)
Funeral Mourning Inertia of Dissonance (A Sermon in Finality) (Klamerin Malamov)
Funeralium Of Throes And Blight (Riccardo Veronese)
Funeris Ghostly, Gloomy Notes (Riccardo Veronese)
Fvnerals Wounds (Nick Harkins)
Ghost Witch Demo (Alex Drozd)
Gloson Grimen (Riccardo Veronese)
Gévaudan Iter (Mike Liassides)
HRH (Multimedia Organisation) HRH Doom Vs HRH Stoner III (Festival) (Mike Liassides)
Halter For The Abandoned (Riccardo Veronese)
Hamferð Evst (Dominik Sonders)
Havnatt Havdøgn (Dominik Sonders)
HellLight Journey Through Endless Storms (Riccardo Veronese)
Hollow Leg Murder (EP) (Nick Harkins)
Holy Hydra Rise Of The Hydra (Demo) (Arnstein H. Pettersen)
Ilienses Tree Edda (EP) (Nick Harkins)
Intaglio Intaglio (15-year Remix) (Mike Liassides)
Ixion Enfant De La Nuit (Mike Liassides)
Ixion Return (Mike Liassides)
Jex Thoth Blood Moon Rise (Dominik Sonders)
Kauan Pirut (Dominik Sonders)
Ketch The Anthems Of Dread (Reissue) (Mike Liassides)
Khemmis Desolation (Chris Hawkins)
King Woman Created In The Image Of Suffering (Dante DuVall)
Kroh Altars (Re-release) (Nick Harkins)
Lachrimatory Transient (Dominik Sonders)
Lacrima A Story From Limbo (Chaim Drishner)
Latitude Egress To Take Up The Cross (Chaim Drishner)
Longa Morte Zvezdopad (Doom_Guy)
LowFlyingHawks Genkaku (Dante DuVall)
Lucifer's Fall II: Cursed And Damned (Mark Rzeszutek)
Lusca Broken Colossus (Matt Halsey)
Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard Yn Ol I Annwn (Mike Liassides)
Mansion First Death Of The Lutheran (Mike Liassides)
Mekigah Autexousious (Nick Harkins)
Mekigah Litost (Chaim Drishner)
Mesmur Mesmur (Kris Clayton)
Mesmur S (Mike Liassides)
Messa Feast For Water (Dante DuVall)
Methadrone Sterility (Bertrand marchal)
Mirror Morionis Eternal Unforgiveness (Mike Liassides)
Mistralth But a Walking Shadow (Nick Harkins)
Mistralth My Grief (Nick Harkins)
Mistress Of The Dead Beloveth Forever In My Thoughts (Ian Morrissey)
Moaning Silence A World Afraid Of Light (Mike Liassides)
Monads IVIIV (Mike Liassides)
Monarch Sabbracadaver (Laurent Lignon)
My Dying Bride A Map Of All Our Failures (Mike Liassides)
My Silent Wake Invitation To Imperfection (Mike Liassides)
Negative Voice Cold Redrafted (Riccardo Veronese)
Norilsk Le Passage Des Glaciers (Eli Elliott)
Norilsk The Idea Of North (Mike Liassides)
Nortt Endeligt (Klamerin Malamov)
Nortt Galgenfrist (Klamerin Malamov)
Ocean Of Ghosts Ascending (Jon Carr)
Ocean Of Grief Fortress Of My Dark Self (EP) (Riccardo Veronese)
Oceanwake Kingdom (Chaim Drishner)
Oceanwake Sunless (Dani Alisée)
Omit Repose (Dominik Sonders)
Ophelia Sympathize With Your Phantasy (Mike Liassides)
Ornamentos del Miedo Este No Es Tu Hogar (Ian Morrissey)
Pallbearer Foundations Of Burden (Matt Halsey)
Paradise Lost One Second (20th Anniversary Edition) (Mike Liassides)
Pendulous A Palpable Sense of Love and Loss (Dante DuVall)
Pentagram Last Days Here (Documentary Video) (Mike Liassides)
Process Of Guilt Rorcal/Process Of Guilt (Split) (Matt Halsey)
Psychedelic Witchcraft Magick Rites And Spells (Compilation) (Nick Harkins)
Pyramido Saga (Kunal Choksi)
Regressus Ad Infinitum Regressus Ad Infinitum (Compilation) (Nick Harkins)
Rise Of Avernus Eigengrau (Kris Clayton)
Rorcal Rorcal/Process Of Guilt (Split) (Matt Halsey)
Rose Kemp Golden Shroud (Dante DuVall)
Santo Rostro The Healer (Riccardo Veronese)
Saturnine Mors Vocat (Laurent Lignon)
Sea Witch The Blackened Sea (Matt Halsey)
Sea of Bones The Earth Wants Us Dead (Mike Liassides)
Sentio Ergo Sum Egsegesis Logicae (Kris Clayton)
Serpent Omega II (Luke Hayhurst)
Shades Of Deep Water Death's Threshold (Klamerin Malamov)
Skumring De Glemte Tider (Remaster) (Dante DuVall)
Solstice Death's Crown Is Victory (EP) (Matt Zuchowski)
Soothsayer The Soothsayer (EP) (Riccardo Veronese)
Spirit Adrift Divided By Darkness (Eli Elliott)
Spirit Descent Anthem (Reissue) (Eli Elliott)
Stangala Klañv (Kris Clayton)
Station Dysthymia Overhead, Without Any Fuss, the Stars Were Going Out (Louis Halard)
Stoned Jesus The Harvest (Nick Harkins)
Subterranean Disposition Contagiuum And The Landscapes Of Failure (Mike Liassides)
Suffer Yourself Ectoplasm (Mike Liassides)
Tel Lowlife (Matt Halsey)
The Prophecy Salvation (Dominik Sonders)
The Sword Used Future (Chris Hawkins)
Thorns Of Grief Anthems To My Remains (Ian Morrissey)
Unmercenaries Fallen In Disbelief (Riccardo Veronese)
Valborg Romantik (Chaim Drishner)
Various Artists Doom Or Be Doomed : A French Tribute to Cathedral (Riccardo Veronese)
Vestige Of Virtue Sophia (Mike Liassides)
Whelm A Gaze Blank And Pitiless As The Sun (Reissue) (Kris Clayton)
When Nothing Remains In Memoriam (Mike Liassides)
Who Dies In Siberian Slush Bitterness Of The Years That Are Lost (Re-recording) (Mike Liassides)
Who Dies In Siberian Slush Intimate Death Experience (Mike Liassides)
Wijlen Wij Coronachs of the Ω (Jon Carr)
Windhand Soma (Dante DuVall)
Witchsorrow Hexenhammer (Chris Hawkins)
Woe Unto Me Among The Lightened Skies The Voidness Flashed (Mike Liassides)
Woebegone Obscured Marrow of Dreams (Bertrand Marchal)
Woebegone Obscured The Forestroamer (Mike Liassides)
Wretch Wretch (Nick Harkins)
Y'ha-Nthlei Vol 2: You Dared Challenge The Great Old Ones. You Will Fall Into The Abyss (Doom_Guy)
Zaraza Spasms Of Rebirth (Mike Liassides)
Zatokrev Zatokrev (Remaster) (Mike Liassides)
shEver Panta Rhei (Kris Clayton)
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