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Atolah

Atolah is a Psychedelic Doom trio from Perth, Australia. Influenced by Kyuss, Sleep and similar bands of the genre they deliver a great deal of pure heaviness.
Band members are:
Pierre - Bass
Zaheer - Guitar
Leeroy - Drums
Releases:
Relics EP 2009
DRONING EARTH Vol. 31 Compilation

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Eagle Twin

Eagle Twin is a two-man doom metal / sludge outfit from Salt Lake City, Utah, United States formed in 2007 featuring Gentry Densley (Ascend, Iceburn) on baritone guitar / vocals and Tyler Smith (Form of Rocket) on drums. Behold the debut album from Eagle Twin. Although Eagle Twin is a very new entity its helmsman: Gentry Densley is no stranger to innovative, heavy music. Densley was the musical visionary and leader of the legendary jazz, prog, rock, metal, hardcore group Iceburn (aka The Iceburn Collective) from 1991-2001.

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Sunn O)))

Sunn O))) is an American drone metal/experimental band based in New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA and formed in 1998. The band’s core members consist of Stephen O’Malley (Khanate, Burning Witch, SARIN, Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, Lotus Eaters, Ginnungagap, Thorr’s Hammer, Fungal Hex, KTL, Æthenor, Gravetemple) and Greg Anderson (Goatsnake, Thorr’s Hammer, Burning Witch, Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, Brotherhood, Engine Kid, False Liberty, Burial Chamber Trio, Ascend). The band was formed as a tribute of sorts to Earth, another very heavy band noted as the pioneers of drone metal.

Pod People

Pod People is an Australian doom metal band from Canberra. Their sound combines doom/stoner metal with death metal vocals. They have released three EPs, one album and one 7". Pod People have opened for the likes of doom masters Electric Wizard and Cathedral. The band recorded a new album over the later half of 2007 and early 08 and are looking to release their next album "Mons Animae Mortuorum" (Mountain of the Souls of the Dead) through Goatsound in Australia in August 2008 and hopefully Rise Above internationally.

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Mother Eel

Mother Eel is a metal four piece that formed, firstly as a three piece, in 2004 in the Cold, Dark and Evil, Blue Mountains Australia. The sound has been described as one being gang raped by clowns on smack. They have been well received by audiences with mixed musical tastes and have therefore played at a variety of venues including: Candy's Apartment, Club 77, UWS Kingswood (including the Saturate Festival), The Sandringham Hotel, The Fitzroy Hotel (Windsor), The Oriental Hotel, The Lansdowne, Above the Spanish, The Mandarin Club and The Gearins Hotel.

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The Sword

There are two bands that Last FM classifies as "The Sword": 1) A doom/stoner metal band from Texas, USA. 2) A melodic punk band from Leeds, UK, called The sWord who formed in 2004 by ex-members of Joe Ninety and Dugong. Their debut album was released on Clean it up! Records. Here follows a more detailed description of the former: The Sword is a doom/stoner-metal four-piece hailing from -- of all places -- the singer/songwriter oasis of Austin, TX. First conceived in 2003, the Sword really hit their stride about a year later, when founding vocalist and guitarist J.

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Nadja

Nadja refers to at least three different bands: 1- Nadja is a Canadian duo featuring multi-instrumentalist Aidan Baker and bassist/vocalist Leah Buckareff. Originally formed in 2003 in Toronto, Canada as a Baker solo project, Buckareff joined in 2005 to bring the project out of the studio and into live settings. To date, Nadja has released over 10 full-length albums, in addition to various EPs, splits, and collaborations with such artists as Atavist, Black Boned Angel, Fear Falls Burning, A Storm of Light, OVO, and Pyramids.

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Cathedral

There is more than one artist with this name. 1) Doom metal band from Coventry, England. The group was formed in 1989 by Lee Dorrian (formerly vocalist of Napalm Death), Mark 'Griff' Griffiths (a Carcass roadie) and Gary 'Gaz' Jennings (previously a member of UK thrashers Acid Reign. The band forged a link between early doom metal and a 1990s extreme metal aesthetic, making doom slower and heavier.

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Rituals of the Oak

Rituals of the Oak are a traditional doom metal band from Sydney, Australia, formed in 2009 by previous members of Transcending Mortality and Lycanthia. They released their first recording, a 2-track demo CD-R on April 24, 2009, and their first full-length album, "Hour of Judgement" via Eyes Like Snow records, on November 27, 2009. Current Line-up:
Sabine Hamad - Vocals
Shane Linfoot - Guitars, Backing Vocals
Nathaniel Smith - Bass
Matthew Shriffer - Drums

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