Doom Metal

Scald (Rus) – Will of Gods is a Great Power (1996)

Band: Scald Release: Will of Gods is a Great Power (Full-Length) Genre: Epic Doom/Viking Metal Country: Russia Year: 1996 Label: MetalAgen Note One of my favorite Russian releases to date.  Scald‘s “Will of Gods is a Great Power” is THE go-to album for anyone craving a more atmospheric approach to Bathory‘s seminal “Viking-era” sound.  Sadly, Agyl’s bone-chilling vocals were laid to rest when he suddenly passed away in 1997, inevitably leading to Scald‘s sudden disbandment.  I have yet to find a better band than Scald that can harmoniously and almost effortlessly blend elements of both Bathory and Dark Quarterer in...

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Faith (Swe) – Hymn of the Sinner (1986)

Band: Faith (Swe) Release: Hymn of the Sinner (Single) Genre: Heavy/Doom Metal Country: Sweden Year: 1986 Label: Hell’s Kitchen Records Note Haunted heavy metal from Sweden!  With the release of their very first single in 1986, Faith‘s compelling sound was immediately cemented; a mixture of church-like hymns and doom-oriented guitar riffs engross the listener for the entirety of this fabulous single.  Don’t miss out on this one! Tracklist Hymn of the SinnerPossession Rating: 92% Lineup Roger Berntsson: Vocals Roger Johansson: Guitars Peter Svensson: Drums C.J. Nilsson: Bass,...

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