Cavern Deep is a promising doom metal band I discovered a few months ago with the song “Waterways” from their self-titled debut album, released on July 23, 2021. I invite you to listen to the album while reading the rest of the article.
The music of these talented individuals has resonated with me ever since I first heard them, and in recent days, I have come to realize how deeply it has grown on me. The taste of their music is truly exceptional, and it’s hard to find anything else that can replace the unique feeling it evokes. Despite being a new band, they give off an established vibe. Surprisingly, they are the first doom metal band that has made me consider becoming a fan.
The most impressive aspect of the album is that this is only their debut, which speaks volumes about their talent. To achieve the level of quality found in the current Mastodon albums with a debut is no small feat. Clearly, these Scandinavian musicians are experienced artists, and it shows in this project.
First and foremost, the collective demonstrates immense potential throughout their debut album. They skillfully blend sludge/stoner rock elements with a traditional sound, enriching it with moody doom metal vibes and cathedral-like reverberations. The band has precisely defined their musical style for us: “Conceptual Subterranean Doom Metal,” encompassing their entire artistic vision in just four words.
Moreover, the musical character displayed here is quite distinctive. Although I don’t typically listen to doom metal, it’s rare to encounter new bands that exceed all expectations.
Lastly, the Swedish collective presents a cohesive image and concept for the entire release, showcasing the professionalism and dedication of the band. The artwork is enigmatic and complements the album’s mood perfectly. It is safe to say that they ares one of the most impressive bands we have discovered in 2021.