In The Silmarillion, we know that the Doomsman of the Valar, Mandos, pronounces his dooms "only at the bidding of Manwe" (19).
In this essay, I would like to examine a much more elusive motif whose Germanic influence may not be immediately visible, but is present nonetheless: fate and doom.
As a youngster, always aware of the facility and its importance to the community, Doom never had aspirations of working there.
Since 2004, 38-year-old Doom has been deputy warden of programs at the institution and is widely admired and respected by fellow employees and supervisors.
Seen from that viewpoint, I guess Valley independence is Armageddon for those prophets of doom
who run City Hall.
I've heard others making King Crimson comparisons, but if your bag, such as mine, is Sleep and Buried at Sea heavy shit worship, then this will doom your world.
RIGOR SARDONICUS Apocolypsis Damnare (Paragon)--This is the doom of doom by Doomscale standards.
WORLD BELOW Maestrom (Psychedoomelic)--Maestrom brings progress in the land of majestic doom
metal, Heavy bombardments of their doomshine, Sabbath and Candlemass envy deepens my bottomless grave.
INTERNAL VOID Matricide (Dogstreet)--Speaking of vintage doom sounds, here we have the Nest from these doomineers.
BLOOD OF THE SUN S/t (Brainticket)--Need some relief from the doom and gloom?
FALL OF THE BASTARDS Where Dead Hang from Trees (Parasitic/End Theory) Portland's masters of metal manage to yet again meld black, trash and doom with grinding twists of mass destruction.
And yes, crushing traditional doom it is, right in the vein of a meatier St Vitus.
Well of Souls (s/t CD / Brainticket Records)--Long-anticipated debut from this Texas doom phenomenon.
This is their second outing, which flows soul and blues-infected doom.
Orodruin (Epicurean Mass/ PsycheDOOMelic)--Sabbath-drenched doom