Altareth – Blood

Altareth – Blood Reviewed: December 2021 Released: 2021, Magnetic Eye Records Rating: 3.5/5 Reviewer: Aaron Yurkiewicz In the supporting press bio for their full length debut BLOOD, Swedish doom fanatics Altareth cite everyone from Sabbath, Candlesmass, Pallbearer, St. Vitus, and even fellow countrymen Bathory as creative inspiration, so it’s little…

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Rat King – Omen

Reviewed: August 2021 Released: 2021, self-released Rating: 2.5/5.0 Reviewer: Kat Knite Hailing from Evansville, Indiana come Rat King, a doom metal outfit formed in 2016 by Andrei Stirbu (lead guitar), Kyle Wilcher (drums/lead vocals), Jason Wilcher (rhythm guitar/backing vocals), and Nick Graman (bass). While the young band members are ambitious and draw…

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Domkraft – Seeds

Domkraft – Seeds Reviewed: May 2021 Released: 2021, Magnetic Eye Records Rating: 4.5/5 Reviewer: Aaron Yurkiewicz Heavy doesn’t even begin to describe this album. The third full length from Sweden’s Domkraft, SEEDS is a hulking beast of a record. Equal parts beauty and anguish, it’s a trance inducing collection of…

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