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Posted by SlaytanicGonzo on 25.01.2011 at 10:01
I have listened to very little Doom, and would like to know more about it. Can you recommend me which are the best and "basic" Doom metal albums? Like Reign In Blood and Bonded By Blood are for thrash or Altars Of Madness and Legion are for death metal. Preferably with clean vocals.
I listened to Candlemass' Nightfall and Draconian's Arcane Rain Fell and love those albums. As well as Sabbath's old stuff (if that counts as Doom)



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Dark Cornatus
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  20.03.2014 at 10:57
I'm just going to plant this song here. My personal Epic Doombaby!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzXjfZTfeTU
Ozman
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  20.03.2014 at 11:18
Written by wesbernhardt on 13.03.2014 at 06:42

If you like stoner doom, check out Dopesmoker by Electric Wizard. Honestly I don't think it's their best album, but everyone seems to view it as a classic.


There is no Electric Wizard album called Dopesmoker EW's is called Dopethrone. Sleep however does have an album called Dopesmoker
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Ozman
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  22.03.2014 at 14:16
Written by Lit. on 21.03.2014 at 22:19

...And it can hardly be called "doom."


Both Electric Wizard and Sleep are totally doom. Call it stoner doom or sludge doom, but doom it is. And both have quite a bit of Black Sabbath in their sound as well.
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Alex Fenger
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  22.03.2014 at 16:35
Written by Ozman on 22.03.2014 at 14:16

Both Electric Wizard and Sleep are totally doom. Call it stoner doom or sludge doom, but doom it is. And both have quite a bit of Black Sabbath in their sound as well.

Yeah saying Electric Wizard and Sleep don't have massive doom influence/significance is just plain wrong.
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  25.03.2014 at 14:42
For me, basic doom albums are:

Sleep - Sleeps Holy Mountain
Candlemass - Nightfall
St Vitus - Born Too Late
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  23.05.2014 at 17:53
Pentagram-Relentless
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  24.05.2014 at 17:37
Cathedral-Forest Of Equillibrium
St Vitus - Born Too Late
Candlemass - Nightfall

that's enough for me

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