News Posts

Death doom outfit Konvent unleashed another track ‘Pipe Dreams’ from the upcoming ‘Call Down The Sun’ album!

Danish death doom outfit Konvent return with their sophomore release ‘Call Down The Sun’ and unveil a first track and video with ‘Grains’

Finnish death doom band Kuolemanlaakso is setting up to release their first album in 8 years! Check out the first track!

Dutch death doom legends Asphyx announce their 10th full-length album “Necroceros” and share the cover artwork!

Lists

The music industry is at it again at full force after the festival season with a massive amount of really cool releases coming out, just look at the number of our most anticipated releases for September have grown into and then we probably could have included more still. With new albums from Blind Guardian, Yungblud, Wolfheart, Slipknot, Starcrawler, Lost Society, The Hu, Vermin Womb, Vermilia, Bloodbath, Slugcrust, Electric Callboy, Innumerable Forms, Tribal Gaze, Gaerea and Graceless, it’ll be quite the month again!

August proves to be a highly exciting and surprisingly full month for new releases! Here is a small selection of those that are most anticipated by our editorial staff!

Album Reviews

Polish your D20s and get ready for doom on the Dungeons and Dragons ride that is Cultic’s sophomore album ’Of Fire and Sorcery’, out via Eleventh Key!

Dutch death doom legend Celestial Season has lifted the veil on the first installment of an ambitious three album triptych, ‘Mysterium I’, out on Burning World Records.

Verbum’s first full length album “Exhortation to the Impure” takes a profound approach to death/doom metal, this is definitely an album that you shouldn’t miss.

With prilgrims coming from both Malta and the Netherlands , Pilgrimage brings us seven tales of doom on their magnificent debut ‘Sigil of the Pilgrim Sun’, out on Sleazy Rider.

From the deepest dungeons of Bruges Gateway has crawled out with his first EP in two years, the aptly named ‘Flesh Reborn’

In a sidestep from his usual boundary breaking noise mongering from Gnaw Their Tongues Maurice de Jong retraces his roots to its doomy beginnings with this celebration of classic old school death doom that is the Sombre’s debut ‘Into The Beckoning Wilderness’

In the wake of this year’s ‘The Ghost of Orion’ My Dying Bride has shaped another doomed diamond from its inner turmoil in the form of ‘Macabre Cabaret’.

25 years after their sophomore classic ‘Solar Lovers’ Dutch death doom masters of melancholy, Celestial Season, induct us into their gloomy arts with ‘Secret Teachings’.

As autumn sets in, Transcending Obscurity brings us Aphonic Threnody’s latest death doom eulogy ‘The Great Hatred’. It will be your funerary companion in this gloomy season.

Putting the spotlight on one of the nation’s forlorn gems from long ago: ‘…And Darkness Drowned the Land Divine’, the debut record from local death doom legend, Insanity Reigns Supreme.

Interviews

On the occassion of their new album ‘Mysterium I’ GRIMM took the chance to talk to death doom pioneers Celestial Season

We talked with Aaron and Walt about their upcoming album “Medusa” and their music while having a ton of laughs…