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About The Obsessed

Though they almost single-handedly invented the style, the Obsessed might have gone down as a footnote in the annals of Doom Metal as most of their material has long been out of print. But in 1999, a collection of early EPs and rare tracks appeared, thus restoring the seminal band to a position of prominence. Before joining the legendary Saint Vitus, Scott "Wino" Weinrich honed his on-the-nod trudging delivery with the Obsessed. This is the band that developed the mother tongue in which Doom Metal has been spoken ever since -- themes of self-destruction and the occult, agonized vocals neck-shackled to a solid wall of feedback, and big riffs that roll like boulders. Few bands had dreamed of sounding heavier than Black Sabbath, until the Obsessed showed them how.

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Listen toThe Obsessedon Rhapsody

Though they almost single-handedly invented the style, the Obsessed might have gone down as a footnote in the annals of Doom Metal as most of their material has long been out of print. But in 1999, a collection of early EPs and rare tracks appeared, thus restoring the seminal band to a position of prominence. Before joining the legendary Saint Vitus, Scott "Wino" Weinrich honed his on-the-nod trudging delivery with the Obsessed. This is the band that developed the mother tongue in which Doom Metal has been spoken ever since -- themes of self-destruction and the occult, agonized vocals neck-shackled to a solid wall of feedback, and big riffs that roll like boulders. Few bands had dreamed of sounding heavier than Black Sabbath, until the Obsessed showed them how.

About The Obsessed

Though they almost single-handedly invented the style, the Obsessed might have gone down as a footnote in the annals of Doom Metal as most of their material has long been out of print. But in 1999, a collection of early EPs and rare tracks appeared, thus restoring the seminal band to a position of prominence. Before joining the legendary Saint Vitus, Scott "Wino" Weinrich honed his on-the-nod trudging delivery with the Obsessed. This is the band that developed the mother tongue in which Doom Metal has been spoken ever since -- themes of self-destruction and the occult, agonized vocals neck-shackled to a solid wall of feedback, and big riffs that roll like boulders. Few bands had dreamed of sounding heavier than Black Sabbath, until the Obsessed showed them how.

About The Obsessed

Though they almost single-handedly invented the style, the Obsessed might have gone down as a footnote in the annals of Doom Metal as most of their material has long been out of print. But in 1999, a collection of early EPs and rare tracks appeared, thus restoring the seminal band to a position of prominence. Before joining the legendary Saint Vitus, Scott "Wino" Weinrich honed his on-the-nod trudging delivery with the Obsessed. This is the band that developed the mother tongue in which Doom Metal has been spoken ever since -- themes of self-destruction and the occult, agonized vocals neck-shackled to a solid wall of feedback, and big riffs that roll like boulders. Few bands had dreamed of sounding heavier than Black Sabbath, until the Obsessed showed them how.