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What’s the best thing about doom metal? Is it the massive pummelling riffs? The spaced-out stoner lyrics? No – it’s the fact that pretty much every band on the scene has a totally bonkers name.
Ahead of this weekend’s doom metal and stoner rock festival Desertfest (April 24 – 26), we’ve picked five awesome bands from the line-up and mixed them up with five equally awesome-sounding bands that don’t actually exist. Can you tell the difference? Let’s go.