Finding good music on Bandcamp is usually quite easy, and the doom metal genre is no exception. The tag doom metal offers a variety of good releases in different doom styles, and Bandcamp Discover has a doom tag with even more quality music.
In this article you can find popular doom metal releases on Bandcamp, as well as my recommendations in every style from classic doom metal to extreme death/doom. If you have your own band, I urge you to check out my guide on how to promote and market your music on Bandcamp.
Doom metal top sellers as of July 2017
The Bandcamp highest sellers are often high sellers for a reason, here are links to the top 5 in doom metal:
- Cormorant – Diaspora
- Enisum – Seasons of Desolation
- Adrift for Days – A Sleepless Grey
- Space With – Arcanum
- Friendship – I&II
My doom metal recommendations on Bandcamp
40 Watt Sun – classic doom metal, England
40 Watt Sun is one of the saddest bands out there, and their latest release “Wider than the Sky” even incorporates elements of slowcore in the doom metal. Not a heavy band by any means, but very emotional.
Atten Ash – death doom metal, USA
Atten Ash is a band formed by Daylight Dies guitarist Barre Gambling. Their album is available on their label Hypnotic Dirge Records Bandcamp page.
Doom:VS – funeral doom metal, Sweden
Doom:VS is the solo project of Draconian guitarist Johan Ericson. Except slow, sorrowful funeral doom metal with massive chords.
Drug Honkey – atmospheric death doom metal, USA
Drug Honkey is an atmospheric death doom metal band with an industrial edge, shaping quite an original sound.
Evadne – melodic death doom metal, Spain
Evadne is a Spanish death doom metal band that just released a new album. Expect classic Katatonia-styled death doom metal with high quality songwriting.
Pallbearer – melodic doom metal, USA
Pallbearer play classic doom metal with a melodic twists. Quite contemporary compared to other bands in style, yet touching.
Ruins of Beverast – black/death doom metal, Germany
Ruins of Beverast play a raw take on black/death metal-inspired doom with long, drawn-out songs. They paint a truly dreary soundscape.
Soliloquium – progressive death doom metal, Sweden
My band Soliloquium plays a progressive type of death doom metal. We offer all our releases (3 EP’s and one full-length album) for free on Bandcamp, granted that our free download credits don’t mystically run out like they do sometimes.
Windhand – classic doom metal, USA
Windhand is a truly classic-sounding doom metal band, worshipping the throne of Black Sabbath. Expect something highly psychadelic and fuzzy.
Within the Fall – melodic death doom metal, Sweden
Within the Fall is a melodic death doom metal band from Karlstad, Sweden influenced by Katatonia, Daylight Dies, Slumber, Agalloch and Novembers Doom.