doom

Premieres

Amigo the Devil's Murder Folk Mixes Southern Gothic with Doom Vibes

Stream 'Everything Is Fine,' the spine-chilling new album from the hard-drinking backcountry dark folk project.
Kim Kelly
2 days ago
To Hell And Back

Heavy Metal Can Help You Survive Anything

Or, how riffs can help us cope in a post-Kavanaugh world (plus new tunes from Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Iron Reagan, Cloud Rat, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.11.18
To Hell And Back

In Defense of Heavy Metal Gimmicks

We wrestle with the meaning of the word in a post-Neckbeard Deathcamp world, and share new tunes from Ultha, Devil Master, Smoulder, Black Viper, and more.
Kim Kelly
9.20.18
To Hell And Back

Hey Right-Wing Jagoffs, Being a Punk Doesn't Make You a Bad Politician

Republicans trying to smear U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke for his rocker past are way off the mark (also, peep new tunes from Mantar, False Flag, Ruminant, and more).
Kim Kelly
8.30.18
Premieres

Hear a Dark, Brooding Song from Portrayal of Guilt's Five-Inch Picture Disc

The Austin band made one of the most impressive hardcore records this year (produced by Majority Rule's Matt Michel). Get a small taste with this ominous track.
Dan Ozzi
7.17.18
To Hell And Back

Chicago Is For Doom Lovers

Some thoughts on doom and friendship in Chicago, Indian's return, and new tunes from Cliterati, Dispirit, Infernal Coil, and lots more.
Kim Kelly
7.12.18
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
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

CHRCH's California Doom Metal Sizzles in the Sacramento Sun

Stream the Sacramento doom crew's warm, brilliant new album for Neurot, 'Light Will Consume Us All.'
Cat Jones
5.8.18