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Dutch funeral doom metal act Angmodnes shared their latest new video ‘The Hours’, a track from their upcoming album ‘Rot Of The Soul’, set for release in a couple of weeks via Meuse Music Records and Tragedy Productions!

Dutch funeral doom act Angmodnes announces their new album ‘Rot Of The Soul’ to be released in March via Meuse Music Records and Tragedy Productions, and share the opening track ‘Beneath’!

After releasing an album last year via Profound Lore Records, named as one of the top albums of the year by one of our writers, Bell Witch is going to roam through Europe on a huge European tour this spring, with support from Fvnerals, Knoll, The Keening and Thantifaxath!

Belgian funeral doom project SLOW unveiled their new track ‘Barren’, a track from their upcoming, highly anticipated 7th album ‘Abîmes I’, set for release next month via code666.

Belgian funeral doom project SLOW are set to release their 7th album ‘Abîmes I’ in December via code666 and share a first track with ‘Implode’!

Finnish funeral doom icons Shape of Despair released the 3rd track ‘Forfeit’ from their upcoming album ‘Return to the Void’!

The Finnish funeral doom legends of Skepticism announce an upcoming new album in celebration of their 30th anniversary. Check out the first track ‘Calla’!

Check out the full stream of the debut album of promising new funeral doom outfit Vouna!

Another batch of names that ramps up the anticipation for next year’s Brutal Assault!

Funeral doom inspired by the best of the Finnish doom scene, all the way from the States, brought to you by the label of Wolves In The Throne Room!


Samoht was clearly somewhat inspired by dark Americana and country inspired music looking at his albums of the year 2023 list featuring artists like Dorthia Cottrell, Osi and the Jupiter, Wayfarer and The Coffinshakers, but also massive albums by bands like Frozen Soul, Serpent’s Oath, SLOW, OAK, Smoulder and Bell Witch!

As usual, Mazen’s top albums are a mix of death metal, black metal and a touch of doom metal, heralding everything that is underground and extreme with bands like Phobophilic, Autopsy, Stormruler, Watain, Shape of Despair, Ars Hmu, Sedimentum, Chaotian, Trolldom and Immolation!

Album Reviews

Providing an exquisitely apt description of their own music in their moniker, Belgian duo SLOW has pulled back the curtain to reveal their seventh opus. ‘Abîmes I’, a four song collection of majestic funeral doom, that is as expansive as it is meticulously grafted with details. Out today, December 8 via Code666 Records.

Following suit its inaugural instalment two years ago, Australian masters of melancholy Mournful Congregation completed its funereal diptych with ‘The Exuviae of the Gods Part II’ . Out via Osmose Records and 20 Buck Spin.

“The Choral Tomb” is a bombardment of oceanic maelstrom the music is vastly spacious and filled with emotion-packed clean vocals, therefore, allowing much diversity by applying elements from sludge doom, droning atmosphere, and arpeggio guitars. Ahab conveys its own trademarks which they proclaim as a Nautical funeral doom institution. Out today via Napalm Records!

The follow-up to ‘Mysterium I’ that was released earlier this year, ‘Mysterium II’ sees Dutch death doom legends Celestial Season take on a more funereal side. Out now via Burning World Records.

Not unfitting for funeral doom, the debut EP from Dutch duo Angmodnes, ‘The Weight of Eternity’ has been 9 years in the making. Full of majestic, morose melancholy, the album was released on Black Lion Records on September 30.

“Trisagion” offers a grand spectacle of how modern atmospheric black metal and funeral doom can be effectively engaging and powerful when merged.

After six funeral paced years the grandmasters of Finnish funeral doom have returned to the crematorium with their sixth full length ‘Companion’. Out via their countrymen of Svart Records

Prepare to enter orbit around the cosmic doom of ‘Protosapien’, the third full length of Brazil’s Jupiterian.

The Swedish priests of The Funeral Orchestra have gathered after almost two decades for their second full length of doomed funerary rituals, ‘Negative Evocation Rites’, out on Nuclear War Now!.

From the land of the thousand lakes comes Sunken’s debut album’ ‘From Slow Sleep Like Death’, a gloomy collection of classic death doom, full of morose melodies.

Gig Reports

Friday the thirteenth might not be the ideal time to go sailing the seven seas, but nevertheless we cried ahoy and steered our schooner towards the shores of Antwerp to meet up with Captain Ahab and their local mateys of Juneau at the Kavka Oudaan.

You won’t often get me to go to church, but when Officium Triste, one of Holland’s finest and oldest doom cults, is presenting their newest album ‘The Death of Gaia’ there for the first time, even I will risk entering this holy place

For the tenth edition of the Darken the Moon Festival, the organization came up with a lineup that no self-respecting fan of doom metal should want to pass up. Even on a lazy Sunday afternoon in autumn.

On a hot summer’s day in June the doom had come to Sint Niklaas, where at the cozy venue De Casino a small festival was held with some small, but no less exquisite bands: Shades of Black: The Doom Chapters.

Some of the world’s finest doom metal bands got together at Amuz in Antwerp to play a very special show that will be remembered by every single person in the small audience.