Cult Never Dies and Crypt Publications proudly present our first work dedicated to doom metal, the truly epic and encyclopedic work known as the DOOM METAL LEXICANUM by doom fanatic Aleksey Evdokimov. Featuring a massive 300,000 words, our first tome dedicated to doom metal focusses on the traditional side of the genre and explores traditional doom, stoner doom, epic doom, and various related hybrids.
Within these pages you’ll find the stories of both the well-known pioneers of doom and newer acolytes, tracking the growth of the genre all the way to the present day. This book guides the reader through each band's discography, frequently including interviews with the artists involved.
Featuring over 360 bands (plus 400 photos) including Acid King, Alunah, Barabbas, Beastmaker, Candlemass, Cathedral, Cauchemar, Church Of Misery, Conan, Count Raven, Electric Wizard, Fall Of The Idol, The Gates Of Slumber, Internal Void, Isole, The Lamp of Thoth, Lord Vicar, Lucifer, Mirror Of Deception, Naevus, The Obsessed, Pantheist, Pentagram, Pagan Altar, Revelation, Reverend Bizarre, Saint Vitus, Scald, Solstice, Sleep, Solitude Aeturnus, Trouble, Witchfinder General. Witchsorrow, The Wounded Kings
Truly massive tome with 300 large format (A4) pages!
Written by Aleksey Evdokimov (doom-metal.com, Temple Of Perdition, No Clean Singing, Outlaws Of The Sun, InRock, Fire) with additional input from Mike Liassides (doom-metal.com), Tana Haugo Kawahara (Eternal Elysium) and Sami Hynninen (Reverend Bizarre). Editing and some additional text by Dayal Patterson, plus exclusive cover illustration by David Thiérrée (Behemoth, Mortiis).