doom

To Hell And Back

Fuck Nazi Metal Sympathy

On North Jersey's Nazi metal problem, and those fighting for a better scene (plus new tunes from Holy Grove, Glacial Tomb, Pijn, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.25.18
To Hell And Back

There's No Room In Metal for Racists, Abusers, and Bigots

A meditation on enabling oppression, As I Lay Dying, Emperor, and taking accountability for one's own mistakes (plus some sweet new metal tunes).
Kim Kelly
6.22.18
Interviews

Khemmis Is Taking a Big Leap Toward Modern Metal Greatness

With the release of its third full-length, 'Desolation,' the Colorado doom outfit has found its footing and developed a powerful sound of their own.
Cody Davis
6.22.18
Noisey News

Divide and Dissolve Video Removed from YouTube Amid Controversy

The Naarm-based duo have received threats of death and violence because of their "Resistance" video.
Shaad D’Souza
5.23.18
Features

When Metal Festivals Get Political, It Feels Like Utopia

This year's edition of beloved Dutch metal fest Roadburn was about something bigger than music, which only added to its magic.
Kim Kelly
5.22.18
Premieres

Grayceon's New Album Is Head-Spinning Doom With Hella Cello

Stream the experimental San Francisco sludge trio's masterfully complex new album, 'IV'—their first new material in five years.
Cat Jones
5.17.18
Premieres

The Body's New Album Is a Slog Through Electronic Misery

Stream the Portland noise doom duo's impossibly heavy, grindingly miserable new LP for Thrill Jockey, 'I Have Fought Against It, But I Can’t Any Longer.'
Cat Jones
5.11.18
Premieres

I Feel at Home in the Isolation of Wrekmeister Harmonies' New Album

The experimental doom/drone duo's new LP was created in isolation, and makes me homesick for the once-familiar sound of silence.
Kim Kelly
4.12.18
Premieres

Vile Creature's Confrontational Queer Doom Is Exactly What Metal Needs in 2018

Stream the anti-oppressive Canadian doom cult's crushing, crucial new album, 'Cast of Static and Smoke.'
Kim Kelly
3.1.18
Premieres

New Zealand Witch Rockers Hex Are Here to Curse the Patriarchy

Stream the eldritch trio's new album, 'The Hill Temple,' which blends doom, psych, and riot grrrl into a divine manifestation of feminine rage.
Kim Kelly
2.13.18
Op-Eds

Agrimonia’s New Album Shows What Can Happen When Crust Grows Up

The Swedish post-metal iconoclasts display deep crust punk roots on new album 'Awaken,' and the way they interpret the genre says a lot about its past—and its future.
Kim Kelly
1.25.18
Premieres

Immerse Yourself in Eye of Nix's Ghostly Gothic Black Metal Doom

Stream 'Black Somnia,' the absolutely stunning and wholly unique new album from these Seattle experimental metal outliers.
Kim Kelly
12.13.17
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