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Warlord Wossman
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:16 pm 
 

Anybody got some recommendations for depressive death/doom?
Was thinking like this song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJUGK3Em5R4 but possibly with more distant/reverb vocals, can also be somewhat atmospheric or influenced by black metal as long as it stays slow and gloomy.

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Morphine1873
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:45 am 
 

Warlord Wossman wrote:
Anybody got some recommendations for depressive death/doom?
Was thinking like this song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJUGK3Em5R4 but possibly with more distant/reverb vocals, can also be somewhat atmospheric or influenced by black metal as long as it stays slow and gloomy.


All other Ophis' albums are worth it, and even better than this latest one, I'd say, especially the first two full-lengths.
Treurwilg sound rather strickingly like a sludgier Ophis.
Aporya is a straighter death doom band with one album under the sleeve that shows some Ophis-like darkly aggressive edges.


But if you searching really dark stuff, influenced by BM, I recommend rather Ataraxie/Funeralium. Funeralium sounds even better than their sister-project imo.

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droneriot
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:07 pm 
 

There's a band called Aphotic that's like a less romantic early Katatonia.
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Morphine1873
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:35 am 
 

A new project, hard to pingeonhole; there's doom in it for sure. It reminds of The Ruins of Beverast and Urna. Any one into complex, proggy dark doomy music should check this out:
https://i-voidhangerrecords.bandcamp.co ... ing-myself

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Kommanderhooyah
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:22 pm 
 

Perhaps a bit of a strange request, but does anyone know anything that could be classified as death-doom fused with post-hardcore?
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TheUnhinged
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:32 am 
 

Kommanderhooyah wrote:
Perhaps a bit of a strange request, but does anyone know anything that could be classified and death-doom fused with post-hardcore?


I'm wanting to say Dead in the Water is the closest to come to mind, though there is a bit of a sludge/post-metal overtone to them as well.


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colin040
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:09 am 
 

Some weeks ago I tried Majestic Downfall again and figured The Blood Dance is actually a cool album. It recalls early Katatonia and October Tide mixed with some black metal moments here and there without falling into the trap of becoming pseudo melodic doom/death (unlike plenty of bands that were inspired by Katatonia.) The result is something massive and riff-y that definitely has its emotionally draining aspects - the tormented vocals certainly get that job done.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddYkLaIt-xw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NYMWvnDXWc

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Morphine1873
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:23 am 
 

Check this out; all-female sludgy death doom, it's FREE! Cheers gals!

https://konvent666.bandcamp.com/album/demo

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Thy Shrine
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:54 pm 
 

Two bands

Both out of the old Dutch Scene

Etherial Winds and Sad Whisperings

I have their albums, and they basically seem to never, ever get mentioned by anyone, even though they're both high quality shit, the Etherial Winds being a little more death-y, and Sad Whisperings being a little more doomy, with a strange almost 70s vibe to them.

And, they're super heavy actually and have a great, majestic sense to them.
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Morphine1873
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:49 am 
 

Thy Shrine wrote:
Two bands

Both out of the old Dutch Scene

Etherial Winds and Sad Whisperings



I knew Sad Whisperings, but Etherial Winds are new to me, thanks for the tip; it's some typical early 90ies death doom. Worth a try for history purpose at least.

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mikko1
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:07 pm 
 

TheUnhinged wrote:
Kommanderhooyah wrote:
Perhaps a bit of a strange request, but does anyone know anything that could be classified and death-doom fused with post-hardcore?


I'm wanting to say Dead in the Water is the closest to come to mind, though there is a bit of a sludge/post-metal overtone to them as well.


Another Finnish band and I'm not sure what is the OP's definition of post-hardcore (Isis vs. Unwound) but Ever Circling Wolves seem to take influence from both desth/doom and post-metal https://youtu.be/y_n4WSwYsuU

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Morphine1873
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:52 am 
 

Kommanderhooyah wrote:
Perhaps a bit of a strange request, but does anyone know anything that could be classified and death-doom fused with post-hardcore?


Seidr/ For Winter Fire
ECHO/ Head First Into Shadows

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colin040
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2021 8:05 am 
 

Trying to bring this thread back to life with some cool recommendations that I've found.

Stumbled upon the demo of Bigotry, the pre-Dissolving of Prodigy band and the demo got reissued under the Dissolving name. It's funny how English this sounds; in fact, I'd almost call it a combination between the death metal-grit of As the Flower Withers and the melancholic dread of Gothic.

(starts at 37:40)

I'm sure plenty of you are aware of Ras Algethi and I like their demo so far. The church organs really make it feel gothic, cathedral like.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3U-uFTXMJY

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tomcat_ha
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2021 3:10 pm 
 

while listening to stuff for that poll i was listening to the first Indesinence album once again.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... b7GGXSULSM
imo an absolute overlooked band killer doom/death more in the style of Incantation, Disembowelment and Candlemass than the usual Celtic Frost style common in more death metal oriented doomdeath.

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Morphine1873
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 28, 2021 5:05 am 
 

tomcat_ha wrote:
while listening to stuff for that poll i was listening to the first Indesinence album once again.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... b7GGXSULSM
imo an absolute overlooked band killer doom/death more in the style of Incantation, Disembowelment and Candlemass than the usual Celtic Frost style common in more death metal oriented doomdeath.



Indesinence is a great band, but imo went a notch down with each next album. The debut is eventually the only one I keep listening to. Noctambulism is too dull to listen to all the way through without letting go a yawn (Ahab obviously listened to Indesinence - the first riff on the album, striking...), and the last one (I think they split after that) is a rather impersonal mish mash. Still, the guy are talented and it's never 'bad' per se.

I consider Anhedonist and the recent project Atramentus to be of the same rather limited school, death doom flirting with funeral. A style I love, I must say. Ahab would be a more epic version of that style..

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colin040
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 04, 2021 2:42 pm 
 

Anhedonist aint bad - I used to have some issues with them, but over time started to appreciate their debut. Shame they split up soon after, though.

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Morphine1873
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 08, 2021 6:18 am 
 

Sönma's new album is out: https://sonmaterra.bandcamp.com/album/ether

Titanic drone doom where something actually happens. It's free on top of it.

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Kyoson
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:16 pm 
 

I need some funeral with this kind of tone:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z_nNrz0Dl0

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Morphine1873
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 09, 2021 5:50 am 
 

Kyoson wrote:
I need some funeral with this kind of tone:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z_nNrz0Dl0



Ahab is one of those bands that sit in the fringes; their epic tone within an extreme death doom frame is also unique. I'm afraid there's nothing else like them. epic+melodic+crushing... Keywords to lead you another similar band maybe?

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Morphine1873
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:25 pm 
 

Don't miss that two-song ep if you into blackened funeral doom with a soul; it's free:

https://gravkvde.bandcamp.com/album/grav-vind

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MRmehman
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 07, 2021 5:44 pm 
 

Morphine1873 wrote:
Don't miss that two-song ep if you into blackened funeral doom with a soul; it's free:

https://gravkvde.bandcamp.com/album/grav-vind

This was pretty solid. Thanks for sharing this, I'm gonna check one of their full-lengths out in a bit.
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