Orthodox are a Spanish metal band who seem to be very comfortable straddling the line between doom metal and free-jazz. One piece, 27 minutes, of brutal skronk.
There’s an awful lot of good neo-psychedelic rock music floating about online these days. Today’s discovery is Dead Meadow, a band who have roots in Washington, D.C.
Behind only Laibach and Bijelo Dugme (White Button), Mizar were the most powerful name in the Balkan rock music scene, and crossed over into Darkwave with ease. This is a cover of The Eurhythmics’ classic hit, “Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This,” done with a heavy dose of Byzantine goth.
Amazing noisy sludge from Louisiana, Thou seem to be keeping to a trend of quasi-religious metal band names. They’re impressive at any rate.
Cold Dark Matter Records taps into the one thing I respect about this new Doom Metal scene – they exhibit raw power. Every track on this compilation is a bruiser. I think I’ll have a lot of fun exploring this label!