traditional doom metal

Khemmis to release new EP “Doomed Heavy Metal” on April 17th 2020

Denver, Colorado based doomed heavy metal quartet Khemmis unveil their new EP, “Doomed Heavy Metal”, which will be released digitally on April 17th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast.

In celebration of the announcement the band are pleased to reveal a live video for their cover of Dio’s “Rainbow in the Dark”. Watch the video below.

Cirith Ungol to release new studio album “Forever Black” on April 24th 2020

On April 24th, 2020, Cirith Ungol will release their new album, “Forever Black” - their first collection of all-new material in 29 years!

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “Legions Arise”, below.

Pre-order the album, here, in the following formats:
• jewelcase-CD
• digipak-CD (EU exclusive)

Candlemass to release new EP “The Pendulum” on March 27th 2020

Grammy-nominated classic doom icons Candlemass don’t even need to drop a full-length for every release to prove they belong at the top of an entire genre and beyond. Fully comprised of never-before-heard, unused tracks cut from the “The Door to Doom” recording sessions, the band has just announced the release of a masterful new EP, “The Pendulum”, due out on March 27th, 2020, via Napalm Records!

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!

Cirith Ungol launches live video for “Join the Legion”

On October 25th, 2019, Cirith Ungol will release their new live album/DVD, “I’m Alive”, via Metal Blade Records. Capturing Cirith Ungol at the peak of their darkened, mystical powers before a rapturous crowd at the Up the Hammers festival in Athens, Greece, this recording showcases the magic and might of the band onstage. It’s accompanied by additional performances recorded at the Hammer of Doom (2017) and Rock Hard Festivals (2018) in Germany.

Cirith Ungol to release new live album/DVD “I’m Alive” on October 25th 2019

On October 25th, 2019, Cirith Ungol will release their new live album/DVD, “I’m Alive”, via Metal Blade Records. Capturing Cirith Ungol at the peak of their darkened, mystical powers before a rapturous crowd at the Up the Hammers festival in Athens, Greece, this recording showcases the magic and might of the band onstage. It’s accompanied by additional performances recorded at the Hammer of Doom (2017) and Rock Hard Festivals (2018) in Germany.

Mourn The Light release music video for new single “Lost All Control”

U.S. Doom outfit Mourn The Light have released an official video for “Lost All Control”, a track from forthcoming split album with Oxblood Forge.

Mourn The Light with hit the road with Boston’s Firstbourne for a string of U.S. and Canadian shows in October. Dates are as follows.

North American Live Dates 2019:
Oct 2 Allston, MA @ Obrien’s Pub
Oct 3 Ottawa, ON @ Cafe Dekcuf
Oct 4 Montreal, QC @ Piranha Bar

Pallbearer signs worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast and releases new single “Atlantis”

Revered purveyors of their own critically celebrated style of doom infused progressive rock/metal, Pallbearer, have expanded their relationship with leading metal label, Nuclear Blast Records, announcing today that they’ve signed a worldwide deal for the band’s highly anticipated fourth full-length album.

Silver Grime release lyric video for “Healed by the Dark”

Swedish Epic Doom metal band Silver Grime released a new video for the track “Healed by the Dark”, which is taken from the “Healed by the Dark” album that was released in October 2018, via Inverse Records.

Watch new music video for “Healed by the Dark” below.

The band’s guitarist Lindhe comments:
“The song is a celebration to darkness. If you feeling bad. You can always try to turn your bad feelings into creativity and make something good out of it”.

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.