Created by doom fanatic Aleksey Evdokimov, arguably the most active doom metal scribe in the world, the first DOOM METAL LEXICANUM is a massive tome dedicated to doom metal and focussing on the more epic / true / clean-sung end of the genre, exploring traditional doom, stoner doom, epic doom, and various related hybrids. Includes: ACID KING, CANDLEMASS, CATHEDRAL, CONAN, CAUCHEMAR, CHURCH OF MISERY, CONAN, COUNT RAVEN, DOOM DOGS, ELECTRIC WIZARD, FALL OF THE IDOL, INTERNAL VOID, ISOLE, LORD VICAR, LUCIFER, THE OBSESSED, PANTHEIST, PENTAGRAM, PAGAN ALTAR, REVELATION, REVEREND BIZARRE, SAINT VITUS, SOLSTICE, SLEEP, SOLITUDE AETURNUS, TROUBLE, WITCHFINDER GENERAL, WRETCH, WITCHSORROW, THE WOUNDED KINGS and hundreds more. Plus separate interviews with Sami Albert Hynninen (Reverend Bizarre, Opium Warlords), Lee Dorian (Cathedral) and an extended piece on Lovecraftian influences with doom metal. Originally released in 2017 as a paperback, this edition includes new layout and extra pages plus updated discographies. Within these pages you’ll find the stories of both the well-known pioneers of doom and newer acolytes, tracking the growth of the genre all the way to the present day. This book guides the reader through each band's discography, frequently including interviews with the artists involved.