traditional doom metal

Destroyer Of Light to release new studio album “Mors Aeterna” on May 24th 2019

Formed in 2012 from constantly boiling musical cauldron that is Austin, TX, Destroyer Of Light has taken a straight forward approach to tempering the disparate and harmonious parts of their influences into a total sum of slow motion tidal heaviness that bows to no altar but that of the riff.

Spirit Adrift to release new studio album “Divided by Darkness” on May 10th 2019

Phoenix, Arizona-based Spirit Adrift will release their third full-length release, “Divided by Darkness”, through 20 Buck Spin on May 10th, 2019.

The band has unveiled the LP’s first single, released through an official video for “Hear Her”, which is now also streaming on all digital platforms.

Silver Grime release music video for “Like a Blood Red Rose”

Swedish Epic Doom metal band Silver Grime released a new music video for the track “Like a Blood Red Rose”.

The track is taken from the “Healed by the Dark” album, which was released in October 2018, by Inverse Records.

Watch new music video for “Like a Blood Red Rose” below.

The band’s guitarist Lindhe comments:

Khemmis sign worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast

Nuclear Blast are proud to announce the now worldwide signing of Denver, Colorado based doomed heavy metal quartet Khemmis.

Welcome to the global family! Khemmis released their third studio album “Desolation” in June 2018, to rapturous praise from fans and media alike. They are currently working on new material, and are planning to tour throughout 2019.

Smoulder to release debut album “Times of Obscene Evil and Wild Daring” on April 26th 2019

Firebrand Canadian epic doomsters Smoulder has signed with Cruz Del Sur Music for the release of their first full-length, “Times of Obscene Evil and Wild Daring”.

Set for release on April 26th, 2019, the album was recorded throughout 2018 at Chicago’s Swift Road Studios and Toronto’s Lincoln County Social Club. Mixing and mastering was handled by Arthur Rizk (Eternal Champion, Sumerlands), with artwork from iconic fantasy painter Michael Whelan (Cirith Ungol).

Candlemass - The Door to Doom

Candlemass did suffer through quite the existential crisis in the past few years. You see after returning with their classic “Messiah” led lineup for an album and some subsequent tours that lasted for a couple of years, the plethoric monk left again, due to internal band strife.

Candlemass release new music video for “Astorolus - The Great Octopus” featuring Tony Iommi

Candlemass have come full circle: their first singer Johan Langquist (who left the band after singing on the legendary 1986 debut “Epicus Doomicus Metallicus”) has returned!

They are set to release their 12th full length album “The Door to Doom” on February 22nd, 2019, via Napalm Records.

Magic Circle to release new studio album “Departed Souls” on March 29th 2019

Boston’s Magic Circle returns with their triumphant third LP, “Departed Souls”. Ending a four-year gap since the band’s acclaimed “Journey Blind” LP, “Departed Souls” will see release through 20 Buck Spin. Ahead of its March 29th, 2019, street date, the label has released a video created for advance single, the album’s opening song and title track, “Departed Souls”.