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Anybody into this sort of stuff? I've heard it dubbed 'ultra doom' too' date=' but that sounds like a snuff movie. The whole 30+ minute song thing, doom slowed waaaaaaaay down to a literal crawl. Stuff like Otesanek, Khanate & Bunkur?[/quote'] Those bands are Sludge. If you like those bands you'd probably enjoy: Wreck of the Hesperus, Eyehategod & Noothgrush.

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Love Burning Witch' date=' still need to get Khanate's debut. Not familiar with much otherwise, but EHG and Noothgrush aren't anywhere near as slow and extreme as the other bands mentioned.[/quote'] I'm still pissed that I wasted $18 on their reissue. Khanate is really overrated. They have some alright stuff but it's pretty standard Sludge noise. EHG were the founders and as such will always be more extreme as they always push the boundaries. Noothgrush is Doom/Death/Sludge/awesome.

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Re: Extreme Doom EHG were early sludge, but one of the most hardcore and upbeat among their peers, so calling them more extreme in terms of slowness seems odd. Their lyrics were certainly extreme, as well as the vocals, but not the riffs. Great band though.

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I meant the original bands posted not EHG. They're good ole Southern Sludge
Yeah, especially Bunkur, pretty droney stuff. By the way, I just noticed that you started posting here, welcome aboard. It's definitely good to have more extreme metallers to talk to on here, especially now that ReturnToCarthage has vanished...

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Thanks. It's rare to find people into the extreme underground stuff that aren't elitists so I look forward to the conversations
I agree, I've been on forums before with more knowledgeable people, but they all devolved into rhetoric spouting elitists before long. The people here are good for conversation, which I would prefer to getting a few more recommendations from total douchebags.

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hey BAN does doom/death count as extreme doom or is it more the sludge/doom bands?
I would say that doom/death counts as extreme doom in some cases, probably not the more melodic variety like October Tide, but stuff like dISEMBOWELMENT would. Extreme doom isn't really a genre, just the more extreme side of doom, which here is being used for the less classifiable bands like Khanate, Bunkur, etc..., which are pretty far out there.

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Re: Extreme Doom Since no one bothers to check out the 'Suggested Bands' thread, here's a good place to start: Here is a great list of bands/albums for a beginner to Doom/Death Metal: Anathema - The Crestfallen EP Anathema - Serenades Anathema - Pentecost III Anathema - The Silent Enigma Ashes You Leave - The Passage Back To Life Asphyx - The Rack Asphyx - Crush the Cenotaph Autopsy - Mental Funeral* Avernus - Sadness Avernus - Where Sleeping Shadows Lie Cathedral - In Memoriam Cathedral - Forest of Equilibrium Cathedral - The VIIth Coming Cathedral - Endtyme Cathedral - The Garden of Unearthly Delights Celestial Season - Forever Scarlet Passion Celestial Season - Solar Lovers diSEMBOWELMENT - Transcendence into the Peripheral Draconian - Where Lovers Mourn Draconian - Arcane Rain Fell Evoken - Shades of Night Descending Evoken - Embrace the Emptiness Evoken - Quietus Eyes of Ligeia - The Night's Plutonian Shore Forlorn - Autumn Promos The Gathering - Always Katatonia - Dance of December Souls Katatonia - Brave Murder Day Lacrimas Profundere - ...And the Wings Embraced Us Lacrimas Profundere - ...La Naissance d'un Rêve Lacrimas Profundere - Memorandum Lacrimas Profundere - Burning: A Wish Morgion - Among Majestic Ruin Morgion - Solinari Morgion - Cloaked by Ages, Crowned in Earth Mourning Beloveth - Dust Mourning Beloveth - The Sullen Sulcus My Dying Bride - Symphonaire Infernus Et Spera Empyrium My Dying Bride - As the Flower Withers My Dying Bride - The Thrash of Naked Limbs My Dying Bride - Turn Loose the Swans My Dying Bride - I Am the Bloody Earth My Dying Bride - The Angel and the Dark River My Dying Bride - The Light at the End of the World My Dying Bride - The Dreadful Hours My Dying Bride - Songs of Darkness, Words of Light My Dying Bride - A Line of Deathless Kings My Dying Bride - For Lies I Sire Necare - Ruin Novembers Doom - Amid Its Hallowed Mirth Novembers Doom - For Every Leaf That Falls Novembers Doom - of Sculptured Ivy and Stone Flowers Novembers Doom - The Knowing October Tide - Rain Without End October Tide - Grey Dawn Paradise Lost - Lost Paradise Paradise Lost - Gothic Paradise Lost - Shades of God Paradise Lost - Icon Paradise Lost - Draconian Times Paramecium - Exhumed of the Earth Pyogenesis - Ignis Creatio Pyogenesis - Waves of Erotasia Saturnus - Paradise Belongs to You Saturnus - For the Loveless Lonely Nights Saturnus - Martyre Saturnus - Veronika Decides to Die Swallow the Sun - The Morning Never Came Swallow the Sun - Ghosts of Loss Swallow the Sun - Hope Theatre of Tragedy - Theatre of Tragedy Theatre of Tragedy - Velvet Darkness They Fear Thorr's Hammer - Dommedagsnatt Tiamat - Sumerian Cry Tiamat - Wildhoney Tristania - Widow's Weeds Winter - Into Darkness Winter - Eternal Frost Most of these are available just about anywhere and are prime examples of said style.

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Re: Extreme Doom at least I had a somewhat valid reason at first what with my (now greatly diminished) harsh vocals issue, having absolutely no clue about doom metal seemed for me at least to justify creating a thread which would cater specifcally to what I was looking for, in fact that was the attitude I took with all the threads I started seeking advice because until recently I was very much stuck in the mind frame of "this is what I like so I'll look for stuff like this", now it's "well I like this but I'm interested in this so I'll look into it further"

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at least I had a somewhat valid reason at first what with my (now greatly diminished) harsh vocals issue' date=' having absolutely no clue about doom metal seemed for me at least to justify creating a thread which would cater specifcally to what I was looking for, in fact that was the attitude I took with all the threads I started seeking advice because until recently I was very much stuck in the mind frame of "this is what I like so I'll look for stuff like this", now it's "well I like this but I'm interested in this so I'll look into it further"[/quote'] There is a lot more where that came from. :D

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Re: Extreme Doom and the band is...? just saying "I'm listening to extreme doom" doesn't give us any information for example whilst I type this sentence I'm listening to Cerulean Twilight by Anathema (I only have one of their albums presently but that will most certainly be changing

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