traditional doom metal

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”.
 

Candlemass launch new track “The Omega Circle”

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.

Candlemass have dropped the first song from the album entitled “The Omega Circle”. Listen to the new track below.

Candlemass to release new studio album “The Door to Doom” on February 22nd 2019

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!

Now, the epic doom metal veterans announce their 12th full length album “The Door to Doom”!

Khemmis unveil “Flesh to Nothing” guitar playthrough

Hailing from Denver’s thriving doom-metal scene, Khemmis captivated fans with their latest album “Desolation”, which was released on June 22nd of this year via 20 Buck Spin and Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

Combining traditional doom with Thin Lizzy-style hard rock, the band have honed their craft to blend both extreme and old-school influences more seamlessly than ever before.

Ill-omened melodies alongside chugging, galloping riffs set the tone of the album and in a special trailer being unveiled today, duelling axemen Phil Pendergast and Ben Hutcherson play through new track, “Flesh to Nothing”. Check it out below.

Silver Grime release music video for “The Realm of the Ancient Stones”

Swedish Epic Doom metal band Silver Grime released their debut album “Healed by the Dark” on October 26th, 2018, via Inverse Records.

In celebration of this critically acclaimed album they also shot an outstanding music video for “The Realm of the Ancient Stones”. The video was created by Lindhe and Joakim Larsson.

Watch the video below.
 
The band’s guitarist Lindhe comments:
“"The Realm of the Ancient Stones" is a celebration to "Ale’s Stones". A very old stone formation. Close to my home in south of Sweden”.