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It has come to my attention that my own local act, HELL, a fucking evil sounding solo doom project ran out of  “sleepy Salem” Oregon by the elusive and private man known as MSW, is set to put out their first new full length release out on cassette (disregarding a

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Usnea shares basic traits with its namesake. The lichen is neither fungus nor alga. Usnea is neither doom metal nor black metal. The grey-green plant grows its branches slowly. Usnea’s protracted songs tell wandering stories that veer off the funerary path. Juxtaposing abrasiveness with gentleness, their dirges profess a full

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Lycus has nearly perfected the sonic incarnation of blackness. Their Californian funeral doom metal is a menacing, melodic and mesmerizing behemoth of sound that is refreshing in a genre marked by its longform sedated stylings. As if with multiple voices, Lycus moves between violin interludes, dense, damning riffs and Gregorian

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It’s a gorgeous, sunny day here in Vancouver, but I feel dark inside. Days like this I remember that death can come to me under the sun, as well as under the moon. So it’s the perfect time to listen to the crushing, dark, heaviness of SEKTARISM. Their ritualistic funeral doom is a

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Despite their releases being few and sparse, Loss should be considered extreme doom/death royalty. This is also depicted in the collaborations they have done, releasing split records with Necros Christos and Worship, at a time when both those acts were still getting their footing in the extreme metal scene. It

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Spoiler alert: Backwater is greatest doom release of 2017. Fuoco Fatuo (meaning “will-o’-the-wisp” in Italian) have truly come a long way, from their humble beginnings as a “provincial” Italian sludge band (in the vein of Eyehategod/Grief) to becoming the visionary funeral (death)-doom colossus they are today. We may never truly know what can

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