Release Day Roundup – 3/1/19

Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and unleash a seemingly endless stream of quality new music. But while some of our Editors and Contributors sit down gleefully each week to dive into this newly stocked treasure…

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Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard – Yn Ol I Annwn

All band names are stupid. It’s a fairly brutal, sweeping statement, but one that becomes harder to argue against the more you think about it. We only forget it in relation to the names of even our most favourite bands through repetition.  Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard have probably thought about…

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Throneless – Cycles

In a relatively short period of time, Black Bow Records has established itself as the go-to label for doom metal of the thickly toned, impossibly heavy variety. Fronted by Conan’s own Jon Paul Davis (which should give you a pretty accurate impression of the label’s overall feel), Black Bow has…

Doomsday // January 2018

Greetings Heaviest of Heavy Bloggers! Let me be the last to wish you a Happy New Year and welcome you back to Doomsday, our monthly roundup of the most noteworthy doom-centric releases from the past few weeks that deserve special recognition. As you may have already noticed, 2018 is starting…

Hey! Listen to Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard!

hat MWWB brings to the field is nothing new in terms of genre; they play a heavy doom style with what seems like light psychedelic elements interspersed throughout. (Really, on paper (or a website screen) it’s not much different from, say, YOB or Electric Wizard.) However, one is hard pressed to find a band that plays heavier doom than these guys, and it doesn’t hurt that the album’s songwriting is incredibly intelligent for its genre.