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Suffer Yourself - Inner Sanctum (Cimmerian Shade Recordings)

Suffer Yourself – Inner Sanctum (Cimmerian Shade Recordings)

The first thing that struck about this album was the fact that I was actually holding it in my hands. Second was the quality of the digipack box containing it. I guess I’m just getting nostalgic for tactile music, but mostly having a 12″ album.. Read More
Twilight's Embrace - By Darkness Undone (S/R)

Twilight’s Embrace – By Darkness Undone (S/R)

Doom is great. Long live Doom – a metal subgenre that somehow seems to be impervious to the constant re-invention and `trendifying’ that other subgenres have to put up with. Doom bands just seem to do what they do, regardless of whether it will ever.. Read More
Interview - Grieving Age

Interview – Grieving Age

At the tail end of last year a whopping great slab of funeral etched death doom from highly respected label Solitude Productions landed on me with a heavy thump. The band’s second album entitled ‘Merely the Fleshless We and the Awed Obsequy’ was massive in.. Read More
Urna – Mors Principium Est (ATMF)

Urna – Mors Principium Est (ATMF)

Wilfully one dimensional is how I’d describe a lot of funeral doom. Yes, there is potential genius in tracks that have a tendency to repeat themselves over and over for 10 minutes at a time, but also potential for lack of genius to run amok.. Read More
Station Dysthymia, 'Overhead, Without Any Fuss, The Stars Were Going Out', (Solitude)

Station Dysthymia, ‘Overhead, Without Any Fuss, The Stars Were Going Out’, (Solitude)

Station Dysthymia are a funeral doom band from Siberia, and ‘Overhead, Without Any Fuss, The Stars Were Going Out’ is their second full-length. I thought at first in my literary ignorance that the album title was the product of some awkward Russian auto-translate software, but.. Read More

(EchO) – Devoid Of Illusions (Solitude Productions)

I’m starting to wonder if this 45s “Intro” is one of those which is played at a frequency only under 20’s can hear. “Summoning the Crimson Soul” however is very audible. And very enjoyable to boot. The album as a whole reminds me a lot.. Read More