The Doom Charts

BEST OF 2017

As we close the curtains on 2017 and open the window to the brave new world of 2018, the Doom Charts gives you a look and a listen to the albums that shifted our realities and sent us tripping the cosmos during this crazy trip ‘round the sun. We are about to embark on our third year as a group of underground music bloggers, album reviewers, podcasters, and radio hosts. Let this be one of discovery and enlightenment as the doom-stoner scene continues to evolve, morphing into strange, fantastic, and frightening shapes of all kinds. Thanks to all of you loyal readers for being along for the ride! !

For this saga we bring you a tally which represent every last album submitted throughout the year to the Doom Charts engine. The results are real, this is math, it does not lie, it is unbiased. Live with it, enjoy it, and share it with your friends. Scroll all the way to the end for a comprehensive look at the amazing year of music 2017 brought to the heavy community.

Welcome to the Doom Charts, representing some of the finest bloggers, journalists, radio and podcasters, and album reviewers from the doom-stoner-heavy underground around the globe.  Each month, our critics submit their picks for the best new doom, sludge metal, stoner-psychedelic and heavy rock albums.  The results are compiled and tabulated into the chart below.  This is a one-stop shop for the best new albums in the world…


Jordan Perkins-Lewis

San Francisco, CA