doom metal

Shadow Witch to release new studio album “Under the Shadow of a Witch” on February 14th 2020

Shadow Witch, who inked a worldwide deal with Argonauta Records last year, are a heavy rock/stoner metal band from the Hudson Valley region of New York. Forming in the autumn of 2015, the band released their first full-length album “Sun Killer” to excellent reviews from the international heavy music community in the summer of 2016.

Godthrymm to release debut album full-length album “Reflections” on February 14th 2020

UK doom metal trio Godthrymm - featuring vocalist/guitarist Hamish Glencross (ex-My Dying Bride, Vallenfyre, Solstice), drummer Shaun Taylor-Steels (ex-My Dying Bride, Anathema), and bassist Bob Crolla - will unleash their debut album “Reflections” on February 14th, 2020, via Profound Lore.
 

Avatarium launch lyric video video for “Lay Me Down”

Swedish doom metallers Avatarium release their highly-praised new dark gospel “The Fire I Long For” today via Nuclear Blast.

To mark the occasion, the band has unveiled an official lyric video for the song “Lay Me Down”, which features guest appearances by Leif Sundin (backing vocals) and Michael Blair (percussion).

Check out the lyric video for “Lay Me Down” below.

Candlemass nominated for “Best Metal Performance” Grammy Award

Candlemass are truly the manifestation of pure doom metal! Early 2019 saw the release of their latest album, “The Door to Doom”, via Napalm Records – an offering that features an unforgettable pairing with legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi on the track “Astorolus - The Great Octopus”. The song has now been nominated for a 2020 Grammy Award in the “Best Metal Performance” category. This is the first nomination for the band and the first nomination for Napalm Records!

Skyblood release lyric video for new single “Out of the Hollow”

Without a doubt, Mats Leven is one of the most influential and illustrious names in Swedish metal. His distinctive and colorful voice has graced albums by Candlemass, Therion, Krux, Yngwie Malmsteen and At Vance – and now, after lending his vocals to others for decades, fans can finally experience the charismatic singer’s solo album!
 
Under the solo flag of Skyblood, the self-titled debut album will see the light of day this Friday, November 22nd, 2019, via Napalm Records.

Avatarium launch visualizer video for new single “Voices”

Doom metal wizards Avatarium will finally release their new dark gospel titled “The Fire I Long For”, next week via Nuclear Blast.

After teasing fans with album trailers recently, the group is proud to present the second single “Voices” today. Watch the accompanying mystical visualizer video below.

Konvent release lyric video for new single “Trust”

The four Danish women of Konvent may conjure up a deserved revival for the whole death doom genre when they release their hotly anticipated album, “Puritan Masochism”, on January 24th, 2020, via Napalm Records.

Formed in 2015, the Copenhagen collective stoically trudges through the blackest mires – guttural vocals and tenacious riffing combined with menacingly heavy production make “Puritan Masochism” an irresistible highlight of early 2020!

Dark Matter releases lyric video for first single “Except Love”

“Except Love” is the first Dark Matter single taken from the album “Nebula to Black Hole” ready to see the light on January 31st, 2020.

The lyric video was edited by Özgür “Ozzy” Deniz. Check out the lyric video for the wonderful, poetic and intimate song, below.

“Except Love” also features Daniel Cavanagh (Anathema) on vocals and Fab Regmann (Antimatter, Disbelief) on drums, as special guests.