10 Years

Posted by Captain Beyond Zen on Friday, December 28, 2018


Top 25 EPs of 2018

Posted by Captain Beyond Zen on Thursday, December 27, 2018


Here are my top 25 EPs of 2018...


The Top 40 Albums of 2018

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2018 - The same procedure as every year: The Doom/Stoner/Psych genre still continues to flourish and grow. My way to show honor for the Doom/Stoner/Psych music scene is to publish my best-of-list. Be forewarned, this list is very subjective. There is no other influence on this list as my personal music taste and listening habits in the last twelve months. If you took notice of my monthly lists, there will be very likely no big surprise for you of my picks for this best-of-list. 

Before we stumble into a new year let's look back for the last time to celebrate another year of



My Top 20 Albums for the Doom Charts November 2018

Posted by Captain Beyond Zen on Monday, November 26, 2018

My Top 20 Albums for the Doom Charts November 2018:

1. WYTCHGOAT - WYTCH BOARD
2. PALE DIVINE - PALE DIVINE
3. WILLOW ASH - VVITCHES
4. SOLAR MANTRA - SOLAR MANTRA
5. HOLY GROVE - II
6. WITCHROT - WITCHROT
7. PRAISE THE SUN - E: SCRIPTURES FROM THE SUMMIT
8. GHOST SHIP RITUAL - DILUVIAN EP
9. DOMKRAFT - FLOOD
10. NIGHTWITCHES - OF BLOOD & EARTH
11. SPACELORD - INDECIPHER
12. PURIFICATION - 1455
13. MOAB - TROUGH
14. BEELZEBONG - LIGHT THE DARKNESS
15. IAH - II
16. CAPTAIN CARAVAN - SHUN THE SUN
17. L.A. WITCH - OCTUBRE
18. FULANNO - VELAS NEGRAS
19. WOLVESPIRIT - FIRE AND ICE
20. CLOVEN - BLACKENED WINGS


My Top 20 Albums for the Doom Charts October 2018

Posted by Captain Beyond Zen on Friday, October 26, 2018

My Top 20 Albums for the Doom Charts October 2018:

1. UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS - WASTELAND
2. ALASTOR - SLAVE TO THE GRAVE
3. THE WIZARDS - RISE OF THE SERPENT
4. LOVE YOUR WITCH - LOVE YOUR WITCH
5. THE HAZYTONES - II: MONARCHS OF OBLIVION
6. BURN RITUAL - BLOOD OF THE RAVEN
7. NEKROMANT - BLOOD FOR WALPURGIS
8. IRON VOID -︎ EXCALIBUR
9. FAMYNE - FAMYNE
10. WINDHAND - ETERNAL RETURN
11. DRUID - THE SEVEN SCROLLS
12. CASTLE - DEAL THY FATE
13. KING BUFFALO -︎ LONGING TO BE THE MOUNTAIN
14. THE NECROMANCERS - OF BLOOD AND WINE
15. SONIC WOLVES - SONIC WOLVES
16. SATAN'S SATYRS - THE LUCKY ONES
17. APE MACHINE - DARKER SEAS
18. REZN - CALM BLACK WATER
19. SOLEMN CEREMONY - SOLEMN CEREMONY
20. PLAINRIDE - LIFE ON ARES


My Top 20 Albums for the Doom Charts September 2018

Posted by Captain Beyond Zen on Saturday, September 29, 2018

My Top 20 Albums for the Doom Charts September 2018:

1. ARTEAGA - VOL III NECROMANCE
2. MAGMAKAMMER - MINDTRIPPER
3. LÜGER - HELLRAISERS OF THE WASTE
4. ELECTRIC CITIZEN - HELLTOWN
5. PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS - KING OF COWARDS
6. THE SKULL - THE ENDLESS ROAD TURNS DARK
7. RIVERS OF GORE - RIVERS OF GORE
8. DUNBARROW - DUNBARROW II
9. PSYCHIC DOSE - MALEFICIUM VOLUME 1: DEATH OF THE SORCERER
10. KVASIR - THE HANGED MAN & THE EMPEROR
11. ANCESTORS - SUSPENDED IN REFLECTIONS
12. CRYSTAL WARLOCK - GAMMA TRIP
13. FUZZ EVIL - HIGH ON YOU
14. SPACEMETAL - SHROUD
15. HYPNOS - SET FIRE TO THE SKY
16. ALL THEM WITCHES - ATW
17. CLUTCH - BOOK OF BAD DECISIONS
18. CONAN - EXISTENTIAL VOID GUARDIAN
19. DRUGLORD - NEW DAY DYING
20. STONED JESUS - PILGRIMS


My Top 15 Albums for the Doom Charts August 2018

Posted by Captain Beyond Zen on Friday, August 24, 2018

My Top 15 Albums for the Doom Charts August 2018:

1. TEMPELHEKS - MIDNIGHT MIRROR
2. HAUNT - BURST INTO FLAME
3. HOUND - SETTLE YOUR SCORES
4. SAHARA - II
5. DEMONAUTA - TEMAUKEL, THE SPIRIT BEFORE TIME
6. ASTRAL WITCH - ASTRAL WITCH
7. GREAT ELECTRIC QUEST - CHAPTER II
8. WYTCH HAZEL - II: SOJOURN
9. GALACTIC SUPERLORDS - GALACTIC SUPERLORDS
10. VOKONIS - OLDE ONE ASCENDING
11. SON OF THE MORNING - SON OF THE MORNING
12. SPACESLUG - EYE THE TIDE
13. FORMING THE VOID - RIFT
14. BLACK ELEPHANT - COSMIC BLUES
15. ROUGH SPELLS - MODERN KICKS FOR THE SOLITARY WITCH