Tag Archives: doom metal

Dissident Aggression: Curse The Son – Isolator

Posted by on April 15, 2016

The history of doom metal is one that runs deep and basically parallel with metal itself. From the first lumbering notes that emanated from Tony Iommi’s fret board, doom metal has been able to trace its roots right back to the genesis of it all. While it may have waxed and waned in popularity over […]

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Dissident Aggression: Inverloch – Distance │ Collapsed

Posted by on February 26, 2016

It is safe to say at this stage of the game that death metal is currently enjoying quite the renaissance. That’s not to say that the genre withered and died at any point, or that there weren’t quality acts to be found. On the contrary, since the genre’s inception there have always been acts you […]

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Dissident Aggression: Lycus – Chasms

Posted by on January 29, 2016

Somewhere, deep amid the thorny brambles of the metal world there exists a dimension of pure atmospherics. A place where some of the most talented acts in the metal world spend their days slow-cooking multiple genres in a cauldron of the ethereal. It’s deep within this dark side of the genre that Oakland’s Lycus consistently […]

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Dissident Aggression: Seven Sisters of Sleep – Ezekiel’s Hags

Posted by on January 22, 2016

It should be stated, first and foremost, that there are few bands in the metal world who so deftly tap dance up and down the Heavy Metal BPM paradigm the way Southern California’s Seven Sisters of Sleep do. Not just from album to album, or even song to song, but sometimes within the structure of […]

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Dissident Aggression: Agoraphobic Nosebleed – Arc

Posted by on January 8, 2016

What if you were told that one of the best grindcore bands of the last twenty years, a band that has built its stellar reputation on blinding speed and brutality through brevity, was about to release one of the sludgiest, grooviest, most thunderous doom records you’ll probably hear this year? Would you believe it? Grab […]

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Dissident Aggression: Magic Circle – Journey Blind

Posted by on November 13, 2015

It’s been well documented in various sources, including this esteemed website, that every genre in the metal world has experienced a glut of bands all reaching for the proverbial golden ring that usually winds up leaving that particular scene a watered down mess. Thrash, death metal, black metal, you name it, they’ve all had their […]

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Dissident Aggression: Naught – Naught

Posted by on November 6, 2015

The desert sands are harsh. They are sharp and show no mercy to anything occupying space around them. Imagine lying among the billions of grains, hot to the touch under the burning desert sun. Imagine sinking down, slowly drifting down and down as the weight of the desert sand begins to build. Imagine breathing in […]

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