Women of Doom


Doom is one of my favorite sub genres of metal. The main reason being is the sheer diversity it offers, not only in terms of styles but also vocally. Female vocalists are of course no exception and that is what I have decided to highlight with this list. The few criteria I have is that it has to be doom metal in one way or another and that there are female vocals on at least the majority of the album, i.e no "beauty and the beast"-style bands. Obviously this is by no means a complete list so feel free to suggest bands that might be missing.

Enjoy!

Created by: Draugen | 24.08.2013



1. 13 - Hollow / Bound
Alicia Morgan - Sludge/Doom
2. A Tree Of Signs - Salt
"V-Kaos" - Psychedelic Doom
3. Acid King - Busse Woods
Lori S. - Stoner/Doom
4. Alunah - White Hoarhound
Sophie Day - Stoner/Doom
5. Anagram To Anna - God, Me & Monsters
Anna - Gothic/Doom
6. Ashtar - Ilmasaari
Nadine "Witch N" - Blackened Sludge/Doom
7. Astral Cult - Astral Cult
Samantha Arrasmith - Stoner/Doom
8. Avatarium - Avatarium
Jennie-Ann Smith - Traditional Doom
9. Ava Inferi - Burdens
Carmen Susana Simões - Gothic/Doom
10. Avrigus - The Secret Kingdom
Judy Chiara - Ambient/Doom
11. Bathsheba - Servus
Michelle Nocon - Traditional Doom
12. Begräbnis - Neunundvierzig
Fumika Souzawa - Funeral Doom
13. Believe In Nothing - The 28th Day
Sandra Emmerich - Funeral Doom
14. Benthic Realm - Benthic Realm
Krista Van Guilder - Traditional Doom
15. Bezoar - Wyt Deth
Sara Palmquist - Psychedelic Doom
16. Bismuth - The Eternal Marshes
Tanya Byrne - Drone/Doom
17. Black Math Horseman - Wyllt
Sera Timms - Psychedelic Doom
18. Black Moth - The Killing Jar
Harriet Bevan - Stoner/Doom
19. Blood Ceremony - Blood Ceremony
Alia O'Brien - Psychedelic Doom
20. Bloody Panda - Summon
Yoshiko Ohara - Sludge/Drone/Doom
21. Bog Oak - A Treatise On Resurrection And The Afterlife
Julie Seymour - Sludge/Doom
22. Bolivar Cola - The Beast
Unknown - Stoner/Doom
23. Bonedust - Bonedust
Unknown - Drone/Doom
24. Bottom - Hug Myself ...All The Time
Sina - Sludge/Doom
25. Breit - Seven Ravens
Unknown - Psychedelic Doom
26. Broken Anatomy - The Obsession
Samantha Michelle Smith - Death/Doom
27. Brume - Rooster
Susie McMullan - Traditional Doom
28. Castle - Blacklands
Elizabeth Blackwell - Heavy/Doom
29. Cauchemar - Tenebrario
Annick Giroux - Heavy/Doom
30. Chalice - Augmented
Shiralee Morgan - Gothic/Doom
31. Chrch - Unanswered Hymns
Eva - Sludge/Doom
32. Clorange - Instinct
Carrie Acree - Psychedelic Doom
33. Concilium - Demo
Paris Thibault - Traditional Doom
34. Cosm - Primengender
Jacqlyn Titus - Sludge/Doom
35. Cosmic Eve - The Ice Mistress
Unknown - Traditional Doom
36. Crimson Altar - Clairvoyance
Alexis Kralicek - Heavy/Doom
37. Crone - Crone
Mandy Andresen - Traditional Doom
38. Crowskin - Black Lava
Alexandra von Bolz'n - Sludge/Doom
39. Cruces - Cruces
Naomi Curtis - Traditional Doom
40. Cruthu - Creation
Teri Brown - Psychedelic Doom
41. Cult Of Herodias - Cult Of Herodias
Kristina Rocco - Atmospheric Doom
42. Cult Of Vampyrism - Aporia
Piera "Morgenstern" - Experimental Doom
43. Dark Castle - Spirited Migration
Stevie Floyd - Sludge/Doom
44. Dark Tharr - Dark Tharr
Ana - Sludge/Doom
45. Deadmask - Under Luciferian Wings
Nuria - Traditional Doom
46. Dead Temple - Cult Of Acid
Jade Morgan - Heavy/Doom
47. Death Penalty - Death Penalty
Michelle Nocon - Heavy/Doom
48. Demon Lung - The Hundredth Name
Shanda Fredrick - Traditional Doom
49. Derkéta - In Death We Meet
Sharon Bascovsky - Death/Doom
50. Devil Electric - Devil Electric
Pierina O'Brien - Heavy/Doom
51. Douce Morphine - Du mal de vivre
Flore - Atmospheric Doom
52. Elbereth - ...And Other Reasons
Lola Marquinez - Gothic/Doom
53. Embers - Shadows
Kelly Nelson - Blackened Doom/Crust Punk
54. Endlesshade - Wolf Will Swallow The Sun
Natalia "Malice" Androsova - Death/Doom
55. Ennoea - Proarkhe
Samantha Michelle Smith - Sludge/Doom
56. Evictus - Demo
Fernanda Freitas - Gothic/Doom
57. Féretro - Death Inside
Raquel Basilone - Death/Doom
58. Force - Force
Simona Queen - Heavy/Doom
59. Forty Days Longing - Head Of The Demon
Zdenka Prado - Death/Doom
60. Funeral - In Fields Of Pestilent Grief
Hanne Hukkelberg - Atmospheric Doom
61. Grey - Sisters Of The Wyrd
Suzanne "GypsyWitch" Morales Haynes - Death/Doom
62. Grey November - The Fall Of The House Of Usher
Marieke Delanghe - Atmospheric Doom
63. Hands Of Orlac - Figli del Crepuscolo
Ginevra "The Sorceress" - Psychedelic Doom
64. Heavy Temple - Chassit
Elyse "High Priestess Nighthawk" - Psychedelic Doom
65. Hela - Broken Cross
Isabel Sierras - Stoner/Doom
66. Herem - Pulsa diNura
Valendis Suomalainen - Sludge/Doom
67. High Fighter - The Goat Ritual
Mona Miluski - Stoner/Doom
68. High Priest Of Saturn - Son Of Earth And Sky
Merethe Heggset - Psychedelic Doom
69. Holy Grove - Demo 2012
Andrea Vidal - Stoner/Doom
70. Horehound - Horehound
Shy Kennedy - Stoner/Doom
71. Insuiciety - The Cure For The Truth
Ajka - Sludge/Doom
72. Into Darkness - Into Darkness
Giulia "Doomed Warrior" - Death/Doom
73. Inuka - Anno Doomini
Florence Lee - Traditional Doom
74. Ishmael - Hell Is Empty And All The Devils Are Here
Dani Hawkins - Sludge/Doom
75. It Will Come - 47
Louise Halldin - Traditional Doom
76. Jex Thoth - Blood Moon Rise
Jessica "Jex Thoth" Bowen - Psychedelic Doom
77. King Woman - Created In The Image Of Suffering
Kristina Esfandiari - Post-Doom/Shoegaze
78. Kroh - Altars
Oliwia Sobieszek - Stoner/Doom
79. Kult Of The Wizard - The White Wizard
Mahle Roth - Stoner/Doom
80. Left Hand Solution - Fevered
Mariana Holmberg - Traditional Doom
81. Lethian Dreams - Red Silence Lodge
Carline "Kyrinla" Van Roos - Atmospheric Doom
82. Like Flies On Flesh - Asunder / Like Flies On Flesh
Jamie Myers - Sludge/Doom
83. Lucifer - Lucifer I
Johanna Platow Sadonis - Stoner/Doom
84. Lucubro - I.O.I
Krista Van Guilder - Heavy/Doom
85. Makavrah - Makavrah
Mia Govoni - Sludge/Doom
86. Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard - Noeth ac Anoeth
Jessica Ball - Psychedelic Sludge/Doom
87. Mane Of The Cur - Wild Hunt
Unknown - Traditional Doom
88. Mansion - We Shall Live
Alma - Psychedelic Doom
89. Madder Mortem - Mercury
Agnete M. Kirkevaag - Atmospheric Doom
90. Mares Of Thrace - The Pilgrimage
Thérèse Lanz - Sludge/Doom
91. Messa - Belfry
Sara - Drone/Doom
92. Mist - Inan'
Nina Spruk - Psychedelic Doom
93. Misty Grey - Grey Mist
Bea - Traditional Doom
94. Monarch - Sabbracadaver
Emilie "Eurogirl" Bresson - Sludge/Drone/Doom
95. Mortalium - A Gap Between Birth And Death
Maria Nosik - Gothic/Doom
96. Mortarium - The Awakening Of The Spirit
Tainá Domingues, Vivi Alves - Death/Doom
97. Mother Witch & Dead Water Ghosts - Ruins Of Faith
Maria Teplitskaya - Psychedelic Doom
98. Mount Salem - Endless
Emily Kopplin - Psychedelic Doom
99. Mourn - Mourn
Caroline Wilson - Traditional Doom
100. Mourning Sun - Ultimo Exhalario
Ana Carolina - Atmospheric Doom
101. MurkRat - Drudging The Mire
Mandy "VKS Cattleprod" Andresen - Atmospheric Doom
102. Muscle And Marrow - The Human Cry
Kira Clark - Experimental Doom
103. My Home On Trees - How I Reached Home
Unknown - Stoner/Doom
104. Mystic Charm - Shadows Of The Unknown
Rini Lipman - Death/Doom
105. Mythic - Mourning In The Winter Solstice
Dana Duffey - Death/Doom
106. Nadoula - Nadoula
Janine Marie - Traditional Doom
107. Nightsky Bequest - Keep The Lonely Trees
Radoslava Dikanska - Atmospheric Doom
108. Obscure Sphinx - Void Mother
Zofia "Wielebna" Fraś - Sludge/Doom
109. Occultation - Silence In The Ancestral House
Annu Lilja, Viveca Butler - Psychedelic Doom
110. Omit - Repose
Cecilie Langlie - Atmospheric Doom
111. Ophelia - Do Sympathy With Your Fantasy
Yui - Atmospheric Doom
112. Psychic Dose - Satyrnalia
Amanda Howell - Psychedelic Doom
113. Pyre Of The Earth - Mountain Temple
Eilidh Harris - Psychedelic Doom
114. Ragana - You Take Nothing
Unknown - Blackened Doom/Crust Punk
115. Raving Season - Amnio
Judith, Federica - Gothic/Doom
116. Reino Ermitaño - Veneración del Fuego
Tania Duarte - Traditional Doom
117. Relentless - Night Terrors
Carlee Jackson - Heavy/Doom
118. Rise And Shine - Empty Hand
Josabeth Leidi - Stoner/Doom
119. Riti Occulti - Secta
Elisabetta Marchetti, Serena Mastracco - Blackened Sludge/Doom
120. Rituals Of The Oak - Hour Of Judgement
Sabine Hamad-Linfoot - Traditional Doom
121. Rose Kemp - Golden Shroud
Rose Kemp - Drone/Doom
122. Sacrilege - Turn Back Trilobite
Lynda "Tam" Simpson - Traditional Doom
123. Salome - Terminal
Katherine "Kat" Katz - Sludge/Doom
124. SaturninE - Mors Vocat
Laura - Blackened Sludge/Doom
125. Satyress - Dark Fortunes
Jamie LaRose - Heavy/Doom
126. Season Of Arrows - Season Of Arrows
Stormie Wakefield - Stoner/Doom
127. Second Grave - Antithesis
Krista Van Guilder - Traditional Doom
128. Serpentcult - Weight Of Light
Michelle Nocon - Traditional Doom
129. Serpent Omega - Serpent Omega
Pia Högberg - Sludge/Doom
130. Serpent Warning - Promo 2014
Suvi Laaninen - Traditional Doom
131. Shelder - God Of Vikings
Corinne Hacquebey - Heavy/Doom
132. Shever - Rituals
Alexandra - Death/Sludge/Doom
133. Shinin' Shade - Sat-Urn
Jane Esther-Collins - Psychedelic Doom
134. Show Of Bedlam - Roont
Paulina Richards - Sludge/Doom
135. Shroud Eater - ThunderNoise
Jeannie Saiz, Janette Valentine - Sludge/Doom
136. Sidhe - She Is A Witch
Tytanja - Gothic/Doom
137. Sisters Ov The Blackmoon - Blood Cauldron
Sasha Wheatcroft - Heavy/Doom
138. Skeletal Spectre - Occult Spawned Premonitions
Vanessa Nocera - Death/Doom
139. Skumring - De Glemte Tider
Cecilie Langlie - Atmospheric Doom
140. Slug Lord - Slug Lord
Johanna Rutto - Sludge/Doom
141. Solar Halos - Solar Halos
Nora Rogers - Stoner/Doom
142. Sooz - Kuolemankirjoittaja
Johanna Rutto - Sludge/Doom/Crust
143. Stake-Off The Witch - Medusa
Steph - Stoner/Doom
144. Stars That Move - Stars That Move
Elisa Maria - Psychedelic Doom
145. Stoned Wolf - Bad Trip
Lu Machado - Stoner/Doom
146. Subrosa - More Constant Than The Gods
Rebecca Vernon, Sarah Pendleton - Sludge/Doom
147. System Of Venus - System Of Venus
Fatima Bašić - Stoner/Doom
148. Taarkus - Stones
Emma Maatman, Stephanie Sallee - Psychedelic Doom
149. Thaclthi - ...Erat Ante Oculos
Giulia "Thaurx" - Blackened Doom
150. The 3rd And The Mortal - Tears Laid In Earth
Kari Rueslåtten - Atmospheric Doom
151. The Curtains Of Night - Lost Houses
Nora Rogers - Stoner/Doom
152. The Oath - The Oath
Johanna Platow Sadonis - Heavy/Doom
153. The River - Drawing Down The Sun
Vicky Walters - Traditional Doom
154. The Sabbathian - Ritual Rites
Anette Uvaas Gulbrandsen - Psychedelic Doom
155. The Wounded Kings - In The Chapel Of The Black Hand
Sharie Neyland - Traditional Doom
156. Thorr's Hammer - Dommedagsnatt
Runhild Gammelsæter - Death/Doom
157. To Cast A Shadow - In Memory Of
Gunnhild Huser - Gothic/Doom
158. Trees Of Eternity - Hour Of The Nightingale
Aleah Stanbridge - Atmospheric Doom/Gothic
159. Tunes Of Despair - From Beyond The Vein
Kitti "Onta" Solymosi - Blackened Doom
160. Tyrant's Kall - Dagon
Mieke "Esmée Tabasco" - Death/Doom
161. Uncoffined - Ritual Death And Funeral Rites
K. Shevil - Death/Doom
162. Undersmile - Narwhal
Taz Corona-Brown, Hel Sterne - Sludge/Doom
163. Unholy - Gracefallen
Veera Muhli - Atmospheric Doom
164. Universe217 - Familiar Places
Tania Leontiou - Experimental Doom
165. Uzala - Tales Of Blood & Fire
Darcy Nutt - Stoner/Doom
166. Vaee Solis - Adversarial Light
Sofia Loureiro - Blackened Doom
167. Venus Victrix - Venus Victrix I
Tiffany Marie - Heavy/Doom
168. Warhorse - Warhorse
Krista Van Guilder - Stoner/Doom
169. Whisky Fyre - Whisky Fyre
Samantha Cram - Stoner/Doom
170. Windhand - Soma
Dorthia Cottrell - Stoner/Doom
171. Witchburn - This Is How We Slay Our Demons
Jamie Nova - Heavy/Stoner/Doom
172. Witch Charmer - The Great Depression
Kate McKeown - Stoner/Doom
173. Witch Mountain - Cauldron Of The Wild
Uta Plotkin - Stoner/Doom
174. Wooden Stake - Dungeon Prayers & Tombyard Serenades
Vanessa Nocera - Death/Doom
175. Year Of The Cobra - ...In The Shadows Below
Amy Tung Barrysmith - Psychedelic Doom



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23.09.2013 - 23:50
mz
Oh, such an astonishing idea for a list
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Giving my ears a rest from music.
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24.09.2013 - 00:04
Erik M.
Why didn't you list the actual "women of doom" (added the names of the vocalists to the albums)?
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24.09.2013 - 13:49
Draugen
Written by mz on 23.09.2013 at 23:50

Oh, such an astonishing idea for a list


Thanks!

Written by Erik M. on 24.09.2013 at 00:04

Why didn't you list the actual "women of doom" (added the names of the vocalists to the albums)?


Great idea! I will do just that.
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24.09.2013 - 19:32
Angel N.
Evil Butterfly
Subrosa is really awesome and Obscure Sphinx
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The Fangirl.
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24.09.2013 - 21:12
Erik M.
Written by Draugen on 24.09.2013 at 13:49

Great idea! I will do just that.


Definitely an improvement if you ask me.
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26.09.2013 - 00:10
!J.O.O.E.!
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Pretty complete and thorough list.

Mares of Thrace are the only band I can think of that aren't here. There a a few others but I'm guessing they've been omited for not being quite metal or doom, like Jess and the Ancient Ones, Ides of Gemini, Christian Mistress and the like.
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26.09.2013 - 00:12
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck
Written by Guest on 26.09.2013 at 00:10

There a a few others but I'm guessing they've been omited for not being quite metal or doom, like Jess and the Ancient Ones, Ides of Gemini, Christian Mistress and the like.


But Jex Thoth is on there so he might as well add those others as well
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Member of the true crusade against European Flower Metal

Yesterday is dead and gone, tomorrow is out of sight
Dawn Crosby (r.i.p.)
05.04.1963 - 15.12.1996

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26.09.2013 - 00:15
!J.O.O.E.!
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Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 26.09.2013 at 00:12

But Jex Thoth is on there so he might as well add those others as well

I spotted that too. I'm assuming he might be going by MA submissions if they're here and the other doom/metal-lite bands are not.
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26.09.2013 - 00:27
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck
Written by Guest on 26.09.2013 at 00:15

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 26.09.2013 at 00:12

But Jex Thoth is on there so he might as well add those others as well

I spotted that too. I'm assuming he might be going by MA submissions if they're here and the other doom/metal-lite bands are not.


Christian Mistress is on MA, Idea Of Gemini and Jess And The Ancient Ones weirdly enough aren't yet Jex Thoth is also on it. Once again MA baffles with its ruling as to what bands are acceptable and what bands aren't
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Member of the true crusade against European Flower Metal

Yesterday is dead and gone, tomorrow is out of sight
Dawn Crosby (r.i.p.)
05.04.1963 - 15.12.1996

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26.09.2013 - 00:28
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck
And yet Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats is
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Member of the true crusade against European Flower Metal

Yesterday is dead and gone, tomorrow is out of sight
Dawn Crosby (r.i.p.)
05.04.1963 - 15.12.1996

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26.09.2013 - 01:42
Draugen
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 26.09.2013 at 00:12

But Jex Thoth is on there so he might as well add those others as well


Unlike the bands Joe mentioned, I do consider Jex Thoth's music "doomy" enough to warrant a spot on the list and they are actually tagged as such on both MA and MS.
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28.09.2013 - 20:53
Neroese
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Where is Nox Aurea?
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28.09.2013 - 23:09
Draugen
Written by Guest on 28.09.2013 at 20:53

Where is Nox Aurea?


At least the majority of vocals have to be female in order for an album to be on the list. Nox Aurea have too much harsh male vocals.
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28.09.2013 - 23:39
Apothecary
PsyCHEdelic
Mad respect for including Shroud Eater, they're one of the few local bands in my South Florida scene that are starting to get some recognition beyond the state
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Written by RaduP on 14.01.2016 at 02:08

So you're not actually a bearded shaman opening his third eye through music?
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29.09.2013 - 01:21
3rdWorld
The Psilosopher
I appreciate the coverage and depth here, even though I am not much acquainted with the stuff.

I enjoyed Salome's Terminal though. Fuckin' one-off wonder.
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31.08.2014 - 07:52
Apothecary
PsyCHEdelic
Curious as to why people call Monarch and Bloody Panda sludge, both are just straight up drone if you ask me
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Written by RaduP on 14.01.2016 at 02:08

So you're not actually a bearded shaman opening his third eye through music?
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31.08.2014 - 13:16
Draugen
Written by Apothecary on 31.08.2014 at 07:52

Curious as to why people call Monarch and Bloody Panda sludge, both are just straight up drone if you ask me


I find them difficult to categorize but I would still say that they are both drone and sludge hybrids to a varying degree. Monarch's first few albums are more drone focused compared to the last two for example.
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31.08.2014 - 14:01
ANGEL REAPER
Thulsa Doom approves !
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"Cross is only an iron,hope is just an illusion,freedom is nothing but a name..."
"Build your walls of the dead stone...Build your roofs of a dead wood..Build your dreams of a dead thoughts"
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05.05.2017 - 09:17
actvalmetal
As someone who has been meaning to listen to more doom metal and is also extremely passionate about women in metal (since we're a minority), this list is great. Have a thumbs up
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You decide if it's terrible or not. Feedback is always encouraged!
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05.05.2017 - 16:48
Draugen
Written by actvalmetal on 05.05.2017 at 09:17

As someone who has been meaning to listen to more doom metal and is also extremely passionate about women in metal (since we're a minority), this list is great. Have a thumbs up

Much appreciated! As you can see, there is no shortage of female fronted doom in all of its subgenres so I hope you discover something you like.
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