Doom Metal Bands

Can you guess the names of these prominent doom, sludge and stoner metal bands from the clues provided?
Bands are in alphabetical order.
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Last updated: March 15, 2024
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When The Kite String Pops
Sludge band from Louisiana whose albums feature artwork painted by serial killers.
Acid Bath
The Call Of The Wretched Sea
Nautical themed doom band from Germany.
English doom metal band from Liverpool featuring brothers Danny & Vincent Cavanagh.
Legendary UK band widely considered the progenitors of heavy metal. Featuring vocalist Ozzy Osbourne and guitarist Tony Iommi.
Black Sabbath
Experimental Japanese band named after a Melvins song.
North Carolina sludge act featuring Kirk Fisher and Dixie Dave Collins.
Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
Swedish epic doom metal band, regarded as one of the "big four of doom metal".
The Ethereal Mirror
UK doom band formed by Lee Dorian following his departure from grindcore legends Napalm Death.
Master Of Brutality
Japanese doom metal band whose songs are mainly about mass murderers and serial killers.
Church Of Misery
King Of The Dead
US doom metal band named after a mountain pass in LOTR and known for their sword and sorcery themed lyrics.
Cirith Ungol
Escape From The Prison Planet
Maryland rockers, featuring vocalist Neil Fallon, who were originally regarded as alternative metal but who evolved into a more bluesy hard rock sound.
Wise Blood
North Carolina hardcore punk/crossover band who changed direction to a bluesier, heavier sound with the arrival of guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan.
Corrosion Of Conformity
Odd Fellows Rest
New Orleans sludge stalwarts featuring Kirk Windstein. The band was famously mocked on Beavis and Butthead for being as "heavy" as their music.
Bury Me In Smoke
Sludge metal supergroup featuring members of Pantera, Corrosion of Conformity, Eyehategod and Crowbar.
Come My Fanatics
English doom metal band from Dorset, featuring husband and wife Jus Oborn and Liz Buckingham.
Electric Wizard
Influential New Orleans sludge outfit featuring vocalist Mike IX Williams & guitarist Jimmy Bower.
Hate Songs In E Minor
Humorously named sludge band from Nottingham, UK. Guitarist/vocalist Alex Newport was also in Nailbomb with Sepultura's Max Cavalera.
Fudge Tunnel
Eatin' Dust
California stoner rock band with an obsession for vintage muscle cars, led by guitarist Scott Hill.
Fu Manchu
Dutch band once featuring vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen. They started as an atmospheric doom metal band but have gradually evolved into other genres.
The Gathering
Flower Of Disease
LA stoner/doom band who emerged after the disbanding of the Obsessed and featuring vocalist Peter Stahl, formerly of hardcore band Scream.
Death Is This Communion
Californian stoner/doom/sludge band formed by Matt Pike after the dissolution of his prior band Sleep.
High On Fire
Blues From The Red Planet
Influential stoner rock band from Palm Desert, California. Members included Brant Bjork and Josh Homme.
Blood And Thunder
Sludgy progressive metal band from Atlanta ,Georgia. One of the most successful metal bands of the new millennium.
Pioneering US band featuring Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover, widely regarded as a big influence on both grunge and sludge metal.
Negasonic Teenage Warhead
New Jersey band often credited, along with Kyuss, with popularizing the stoner rock sound. Their other big hit is the single "Space Lord".
Monster Magnet
Turn Loose The Swans
Veteran English doom-death and gothic metal band from Bradford. One of the so called "Peaceville Three".
My Dying Bride
Through Silver In Blood
Influential, avant-garde metal band from Oakland, California. Considered to be a big influence on the post metal and sludge metal genres.
Brother Blue Steel
Pioneering Maryland doom/stoner metal band fronted by Scott "Wino" Weinrich.
The Obsessed
Beginners Guide To Suicide
London stoner metal band. Their name was inspired by bands such as Deep Purple & Black Sabbath with colors in their names, and their love of LOTR.
Orange Goblin
Draconian Times
Influential English doom-death and gothic metal band from Halifax featuring vocalist Nick Holmes. One of the "Peaceville Three".
Paradise Lost
Pioneering heavy metal band from Virginia, USA, featuring Bobby Liebling. One of the "big four of doom metal".
Songs For The Deaf
Hugely successful stoner rock band formed by Josh Homme and Nick Oliveri after the demise of Kyuss.
Queens Of The Stone Age
Born Too Late
LA doom metal band considered one of the "big four". The band Scott "Wino" Weinrich joined after leaving The Obsessed.
Saint Vitus
California stoner metal band who split up in 1996 after their label refused to release their album Dopesmoker, comprising of one hour long song.
Texan epic doom metal band featuring vocalist Robert Lowe.
Solitude Aeturnus
Experimental & politically minded Louisiana sludge collective who have collaborated with such artists as The Body & Emma Ruth Rundle on their records.
Psalm 9
Veteran Chicago bandconsidered to be pioneers of doom & one of the "big four". Once promoted as "White Metal" due to their spiritual lyrics & their contrast to evil sounding bands like Venom at the time.
October Rust
New York gothic metal band fronted by Peter Steele. They disbanded after his tragic passing in 2010.
Type O Negative
...And Justice For Y'all
North Carolina stoner/sludge band that started as a Buzzoven side project. Their style has been referred to as "caveman metal" by frontman Dixie Dave Collins.
Burning A Sinner
Cult NWOBHM band from Stourbridge, UK. The band is heavily influenced by Black Sabbath & prone to featuring scantily clad women on its album covers.
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