Tag: Doom

Worm – Foreverglade Review

There’s an odd inversely proportional relationship between the clarity of Worm’s logo and the clarity of — or at least, the quality of — their musical output. On their (then, his) first record, 2017’s Evocation

Abstracter – Abominion

Oakland, California’s Abstracter have been digging themselves a hole since 2012. Their debut album, Tomb Of Feathers, was but scratching at the topsoil like edging a grave plot with a 48″ Wood Handle Transfer Shovel (available

Where Angels Dare To Tread: A Solitude Aeturnus Primer

A case can and should be made for Arlington, Texas doom vets Solitude Aeturnus being in the running for the most underrated classic metal band to ever come out of these United States. True, an

Slimelord – Moss Contamination Review

A few months back, I wrote up the reissue of Slimelord’s first EP, The Delta Death Sirens, and about a third of my review was admittedly a further talking-up of most of these Britons’ other

A Tribute To Trouble’s Eric Wagner – May He Rest In Peace…

The first time I heard Trouble was back around ’86, upon randomly picking up a used copy of The Skull at my local record shop based solely on its magnificent cover artwork. Yes, it’s an

Skepticism – Companion Review

[Cover artwork by Tuomas A. Laitinen] Let us consider for a moment the notion of change and how the majority of living creatures prefer to avoid it in favor of steadfast routine swaddled in comfort.

Cover art is “Pluto and Charon" (1972) by David A. Hardy

Darkthrone – Eternal Hails…… Review…….

What’s in a name? I don’t recall precisely when I first heard Darkthrone’s name – unfortunately I was a pitiful excuse for a metal fan at four years old when Soulside Journey was released. I didn’t

Lord Mortvm ‒ Diabolical Omen of Hell Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Norway’s Lord Mortvm plays the type of metal that was best back when dirtbags knew they were dirtbags. Back when Saint Vitus was adding the punk grit to