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From Beyond – One Year Review

The vocals are aggressive and a little un-hinged, but somehow also manage to remain pretty clean and more legible than a lot of Doom based bands that add a certain layer of Death Metal to the vocals.

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Funeral – To Mourn Is A Virtue Review

Released By : Solitude Productions Genre : Doom Metal Link : http://www.funeralband.no/ Tracklist: 01. Hunger 02. God? 03. Your Pain Is Mine 04. The Rest… 05. Dancing In A Liquid Veil 06. How Death May Linger 07. Father 08. Blood From The Soil 09. Wrapped All In Woe FUNERAL, for the most part one of […]

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Guns Of Moropolis – In Dynamite We Trust

They have described their sound as “METALBILLY” and after much deliberation I’m inclined to agree that this is the best way to explain what they are going for. Think of a slightly heavier version of rockabilly, but mixed with some stoner rock and a slight pinch of punk rock all covered in a layer of sludgy metal…

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While Heaven Wept – Fear Of Infinity

“Fear Of Infinity” begins with anger, evolves into depression, then ultimately reaches acceptance at the very end” . The lyrics are suitable deep and emotional, as all doom metal lyrics should be, but when they are vocalized in a way that draws from traditional heavy metal, power metal and progressive metal…

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Web – Deviance

I hear some doom metal here and there throughout this album, but as a whole it’s more like a slower, brooding version of thrash metal with slight progressive tendencies. The guitars have that really thick lower-end sound and when they mix it up with the deep bass grooves there is plenty of meat in the sound…

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Blue Aside – The Orange Tree

THE ORANGE TREE is a five song E.P that is based in the sound of traditional doom metal, but also has a strong affliction to space rock and has a very stoner rock feel throughout. The five songs add up to a total of 35 minutes, which is good value for an E.P and had the band thrown another two tracks on here it could have easily been promoted as a full length release.

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Corsair – Ghosts Of Proxima Centauri

Raw, direct, edgy, punchy and odd are all words that can be associated with this new album from Charlottesville natives CORSAIR and if you are a fan of stoner rock, space rock or progressive rock listen up as GHOSTS OF PROXIMA CENTAURI is sure to be a treat for your ears…