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Khanate – To Be Cruel

The unexpected return of one of the most extreme bands to ever crawl out from under the rock labelled doom – time for the most desolate atmospheres conjured in slow motion.

Hasard – Malivore

A twisted, nightmarish world of dissonant blasting and relentless aural violence.

Loud As Giants – Empty Homes

Paying homage to the music they grew up loving, Dirk Serries and Justin K Broadrick produce a magical ride.

[ B O L T ] – ( 0 5 )

[ B O L T ] have delivered an exquisite album that is all about emotion, a piece of art that tugs deep inside: wondrous and sublime.

Orme – Orme

A debut that so nearly captures a supreme meditative ecstasy with easy. Almost.

Kludde – De Horla (+ Exclusive Album Stream)

Black metal tackling weighty emotions, with a dash of levity. It’s loud, it’s fast, it’s angry, but they appear to have a lot of fun cajoling it all into a single story.

Verminous Serpent – The Malign Covenant

A record that leaves the listener exhausted, scared, but most of all enthralled by the sheer malevolence displayed.

Cursebinder – Drifting

They now come thundering out of the speakers, brutal and precise in landing every blow.

Harboured – Harboured

Four friends flit from progressive metal into black, death, and the mercurial post- territories to scratch an itch.

Welcome to Holyland – Ominous (+ Exclusive Track Premiere)

An exciting new band crashing into the doom scene with a fresh twist on the expected cornerstones.

Treedeon – New World Hoarder

Thunderous, earthquake-inducing doom, the kind where vases fall off shelves and innards quiver from the force of the soundwaves emitted.

Teksti-TV 666 – Vapauden Tasavalta

Ultimately, this feels a messy splurge of too many disparate ideas.

Insomnium – Anno 1696

A delight to existing fans with its carefully balanced blend of signature sound and musical exploration.

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