traditional doom metal

Cirith Ungol to release new EP “Half Past Human” on May 28th 2021

On May 28th, 2021, Cirith Ungol will release their new EP, “Half Past Human”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview, the new single “Brutish Manchild” below.

Pre-order “Half Past Human”, here, in the following formats:
• digipak-CD
• 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
• sheer violet marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 500 copies)

Demon Head to release new studio album “Viscera” on January 29th 2021

On January 29th, 2021, Demon Head will release their new album, “Viscera”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview of the record, watch the video for the new single, “The Triumphal Chariot of Antimony” (created by Justine Morrow aka lathe.of.heaven), below.

Pre-order “Viscera”, here, in the following formats:
• hardcover digisleeve-CD

Argonauta Records to release live album “Hail to the Riff” by Iron Man on March 5th 2021

Argonauta Records has proudly announced the release of a live album by Maryland Doom Metal legends Iron Man. Originally formed in 1988, Iron Man became one of the most distinctive doom metal bands of all time, not just for paying excellent tribute to godfathers Black Sabbath but with their very own blend of heavy sounds.

Candlemass announces live streaming concert on July 3rd 2020

Experience the electricity of a live Candlemass performance straight from your home!

The Swedish Grammy award-winning/US Grammy-nominated doom metal legends are scheduled to host their very first live streaming concert – a special performance to be broadcast from Studio Gröndahl in Stockholm, Sweden. The livestream will take place this coming Friday, July 3rd at 8:00 PM CEST/2:00 PM EDT/11:00 AM PDT. 

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!