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so I've checked plenty Doom records.start from Traditional Doom metal,Death/Doom,Funeral Doom,etc. so what band/albums you think can be considered as Obscure Doom Metal stuff ?

I started with this album.this album have very lot of Traditional Doom metal elements. but at the same time they've produce groovy guitar riff sound. 

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In my opinion, properly obscure material would have to be 60s or 70s stuff. The name "doom metal" wasn't invented until Candlemass came along, I think. At least during the early half of the 80s they called that sort of thing "Sabbath worship" and it wasn't considered cool. On the other hand, you have bands such as Pentagram who got into the game not long after Sabbath, so they're definitely "grandfathers" as well. 

Thing is, the typical sound of that doomsy woomsy stuff hangs a lot on sustain ... which they would normally use keyboards for, until they figured out how to manage the fuzzbox, in the late 60s. Which is why I think there's lots of "doomsy" material from the era of psychedelia, it's just that they used organ where we now would use fuzz guitar. Structurally speaking, if we start to look at the boad picture of pentatone scales and drop tuning and all that jazz ... we can trace "the spirit of doom metal" back to Bach and medieval church music.

Anyway, some things are obscure because they never made it, for "obscure" reasons (because they are good and it seems they "ought to have" become a big name, or something) whereas others are obscure simply because they never were any good ... or they were too "out there" ... or something like that. 

Enjoy my three examples:

 

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51 minutes ago, MaxFaust said:

In my opinion, properly obscure material would have to be 60s or 70s stuff. The name "doom metal" wasn't invented until Candlemass came along, I think. At least during the early half of the 80s they called that sort of thing "Sabbath worship" and it wasn't considered cool. On the other hand, you have bands such as Pentagram who got into the game not long after Sabbath, so they're definitely "grandfathers" as well. 

Thing is, the typical sound of that doomsy woomsy stuff hangs a lot on sustain ... which they would normally use keyboards for, until they figured out how to manage the fuzzbox, in the late 60s. Which is why I think there's lots of "doomsy" material from the era of psychedelia, it's just that they used organ where we now would use fuzz guitar. Structurally speaking, if we start to look at the boad picture of pentatone scales and drop tuning and all that jazz ... we can trace "the spirit of doom metal" back to Bach and medieval church music.

Anyway, some things are obscure because they never made it, for "obscure" reasons (because they are good and it seems they "ought to have" become a big name, or something) whereas others are obscure simply because they never were any good ... or they were too "out there" ... or something like that. 

Enjoy my three examples:

 

thank you for your answer.

 yes i am agreed with your answer that there's lot of "obscure" proto-doom albums around  psychedelia music era. but maybe people still considered them as stoner or psydhelic music.cause "Doom Metal" term's  isn't exits on that era and still lot using psydhelic element on their music. but according with your example. i must say if  Bedemon have more right on target to be called as proto-doom. which not only using Fuzz guitar tone and heavy riff.also they reduce the sound of keyboard to put foward their "heavy" music sides 

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Check out the one (and only) album from Russia’s Scald “Will of Gods is Great Power”. Behold the single greatest epic-doom metal song ever recorded - “Night Sky”. The riff from about 5.50 is massive.

Very obscure band and release.

Singer sadly killed in a train accident and band dissolved thereafter. Hence only 1 album.

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Soldat Hans from Switzerland put out an eclectic album last year, sort of post-rock meets funeral doom. First track in particular was a standout for me:

 

Crypt Of Silence is a doom-death group from the Ukraine. Melodies remind me a little bit of MDB and Daylight Dies. I liked their album Awareness Ephemera when it came out a couple years ago:

 

Enter The Soil is a one-man doom-death/funeral doom project from New Zealand. The guy used to post here a little bit. "That Amber Lit Morning" came out in 2017:

 

Thorns Of The Carrion was an American doom-death group that put out a couple of albums in the mid 90s. Their debut "The Gardens Of Dead Winter" is my favorite -- lo-fi, creepy, brooding.

 

On a different note, Marrowfields are friends of mine from up here in New England with more of an epic vibe - killer clean vocals, very sparing background death growls. I'm looking forward to their upcoming album. Here's a promo track:

 

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12 minutes ago, FatherAlabaster said:

Soldat Hans from Switzerland put out an eclectic album last year, sort of post-rock meets funeral doom. First track in particular was a standout for me:

 

Crypt Of Silence is a doom-death group from the Ukraine. Melodies remind me a little bit of MDB and Daylight Dies. I liked their album Awareness Ephemera when it came out a couple years ago:

 

Enter The Soil is a one-man doom-death/funeral doom project from New Zealand. The guy used to post here a little bit. "That Amber Lit Morning" came out in 2017:

 

Thorns Of The Carrion was an American doom-death group that put out a couple of albums in the mid 90s. Their debut "The Gardens Of Dead Winter" is my favorite -- lo-fi, creepy, brooding.

 

On a different note, Marrowfields are friends of mine from up here in New England with more of an epic vibe - killer clean vocals, very sparing background death growls. I'm looking forward to their upcoming album. Here's a promo track:

 

wow so many hidden gems you've mention. special mention to Soldat Hans  for  experimentation on their music.i am agreed what you said if they're combining Post-Rock With Funeral doom sound.first time I heard marrowfields. i am kinda bit remember James hetfield vocals.LOL but i am very love their transition from clean sides into Death growl sound.it's really fantastic 

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