Stoner Doom Metal is a blend of the genres Stoner Metal and traditional Doom Metal. The most important bands are Sleep
and Electric Wizard
Typical stylistic devices used are
-heavily distorted guitar and bass (overdriven tube amps and fuzz distortion)
-low tuning of the string instruments (c standard, drop c, cis standard etc.)
-use of Blues minor pentatonics
-lyrics about fantasy, drugs, trips, society, hate, fear, sorrow and desperation
Stoner Doom Metal influenced various artists from the styles Stoner Metal, Stoner Sludge and Drone Doom.
You know what? Fuck death metal, fuck black metal, fuck nu metal - Stoner Doom Metal is the real deal!