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As funny as that might sound, Doom Metal (more specifically the more melodic and atmospheric Gothic Doom, and the slower emotive "layered" Death Doom) makes me feel good. I can related to the music because a lot of it isn't about whining and complaining as much as it is accepting negative situations and putting a perspective on them. Its strange because I can't stand emo, lol. Then again, with most doom genres, theres very little lyrics and the music itself tells the story. - Daylight Dies - Woke up Lost

Am I strange for finding this totally "soothing"?
Joined: 2/12/2010
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Doom Metal improves my mood :)
Posted: 2/5/2012 2:23:24 PM
I recall some of your other posts and looked at your history, so no.........
for you I would not think this was odd. You seem very depressed to me.
Joined: 8/9/2010
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Posted: 2/5/2012 10:27:19 PM
any music that moves you emotionally on ANY level is cool.

congrats on that dude.

death to all but metal
Joined: 7/29/2009
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Posted: 2/6/2012 1:58:30 PM
This band isn't doom metal, more space/rock-melodic noise, but you might like them --
Sianspheric from Toronto/Burlington, Canada
Joined: 1/8/2012
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Doom Metal improves my mood :)
Posted: 2/6/2012 10:42:59 PM
Have you heard Anathema's The Silent Enigma? If not, please check it out!!!
Doom Metal improves my mood :)
Posted: 2/11/2012 7:01:33 PM
Anathema is one of the first of the Death/Doom, Gothic Doom Metal bands I got into. The good thing about most of the "Doom" bands is they are somewhat experimental so their album transform nicely over time into atmospheric rock (Anathema) or Symphonic Metal (Within Temptation)
Doom Metal improves my mood :)
Posted: 2/17/2012 7:04:54 PM
I totally love Brave Murder Day.

The way the guitar creates this "layer" throughout on the heavier parts of the album and an almost 80s goth rock ambiance on the softer sections. Heavy but melodic, slow but not TOO slow, simple but sweet riffs, songs with multiple moods and sections, and an album overall that's easy on the ears. The low but "understandable" growled lyrics really add to the music as well. :)
Doom Metal improves my mood :)
Posted: 2/18/2012 11:58:53 AM
Discouraged Ones is pretty good (especially "Saw You Drown", but I think Katatonia really hit their mark with "Last Fair Deal". The reason being is that it expanded on Discouraged Ones vocally with more emotionally rich vocals. Both are great albums and good starting points for those looking to get into Doom Metal but don't want something overbearing, especially since there are some more radio friendly alternative elements present in those two albums :)
Joined: 10/17/2011
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Doom Metal improves my mood :)
Posted: 2/23/2012 2:45:23 PM
Another new sub genre has come to light in the past few years known as Funeral Doom.. generally even slower and more melodic than traditional doom...I really dig it

Loss (us), Remembrance (france), Mournful Congregation (australia), The Howling Void (us), The Fall Of Every Season (norway), Funeral Tears (russia)

Sludge is a good genre too, slightly more uptempo and more experimental.. Isis (us), Neurosis (us), Pelican (us)
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