Doom Metal


Cianide is a pioneering American death metal/doom metal outfit that formed in 1988 in Chicago, Illinois.


Ilsa is a doom/crust band from Washington, D.C.


Asphyx is a Dutch death/doom band formed in Overijssel, Netherlands in 1987.  Heavily influenced by acts like Venom, Celtic Frost, Hellhammer and Death, Asphyx created their own unique blend of crushingly heavy doom mixed with catchy death metal.  Throughout their history, Asphyx have disbanded and reformed numerous times, with the drummer Bob Bagchus as the only remaining original member.


Pallbearer is a Doom metal band from Little Rock, Arkansas.


Sleep is a stoner doom metal band from San Jose, California. Active during the 1990s, Sleep earned critical and record label attention early in their career.  Sleep reformed in 2009, performing several live dates.

The Obsessed

The Obsessed is a doom metal band from Maryland led by Scott "Wino" Weinrich, who also fronted Saint Vitus, Spirit Caravan, Place of Skulls, The Hidden Hand and W.I.N.O. Formed in 1976, they first split up in 1986 when Wino joined Saint Vitus, but reformed four years later.  They split in 1995, but reunited again in 2011 for several live shows.

(the) Melvins

The Melvins are an American band that formed in 1983.   Since 1984, singer and guitarist Buzz Osborne (also known as King Buzzo) and drummer Dale Crover have been the band's ongoing members.  The Melvins' music is influenced by Black Flag's mix of punk and metal on their album My War, and other slow punk acts like Swans, Flipper and Wipers, but also by some hard rock and metal bands such as Kiss and Alice Cooper; however, their idiosyncratic approach, bizarre sense of humor, and experimentation make neat categorization difficult.


Evoken is an American funeral doom metal band from Lyndhurst, New Jersey.  Evoken is one of the earliest U.S. doom/death metal bands that are still active today.


Anhedonist is a doom metal/death metal band from Seattle, Washington.


Loss is a doom metal band from Tennessee, USA.


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