Under the Doom
Under The Doom.jpg
Official artwork to the sixth (2018) edition
Background information
Genre(s) Doom Metal, Gothic Metal, Extreme Metal, Black Metal
Date(s) February (2015, 2016)
December (2014 - Present)
Location Lisbon, Portugal
Venue(s) RCA CLUB (2014 - 2017)
Lisboa Ao Vivo (2017 - Present)
Years active 2009, 2011 - Present
Promoter(s) Notredame Productions
Website Official Facebook

Under the Doom is a festival held in Lisbon, Portugal and active since at least 2013. Under the Doom, along with hosting doom metal bands, pushes a strong emphasis on dark atmospheric music as a whole. Along with doom bands the festival also tends to host black metal, ambient, extreme metal and gothic rock.

Lineups[edit | edit source]

Under The Doom Sessions[edit | edit source]

Prior to the inaugural Under The Doom, Notredame would host two events under the name. First would be on 21 March 2009 (Featuring Mourning Lenore, Why Angels Fall and Divine Lust) and then 17 October 2009 (Featuring Eerie, Insaniae, Mourning Lenore and Ava Inferi).[1]

Under The Doom I[edit | edit source]

The inaugural Under The Doom would be hosted on 22 November 2011 at the RCA Club.[2]

22 November 2011
Why Angels Fall
Mother of The Hydra
Solar Flare

Under The Doom II[edit | edit source]

The second edition of Under The Doom was held at the RCA Club on 27 and 28 February 2015.

27 February 2015 28 February 2015
Saturnus Forgotten Tomb
LANTLÔS Mourning Beloveth
Ophis Marche Funebre
Autumnal Dolentia
Bosque Agonia


Under The Doom III[edit | edit source]

The third edition of Under The Doom was held at the RCA Club on 12 and 13 February 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. Eterna Saudade would serve as a special guest for after each night.

12 February 2016 13 February 2016
Primordial Esoteric
Painted Black Orthodox
Reign Mourning Dawn
Foscor Carma
My Master The Sun
Shattered Hope


Under The Doom IV[edit | edit source]

The fourth edition of Under The Doom was held at the RCA Club between 8 December and 10 December 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal.

8 December 2016 9 December 2016 10 December 2016
Processofguilt Draconian Samael
Ceremony of Opposites Performance
Wells Valley Ahab Shape of Despair
Son of Cain Löbo
Reunion Performance
Marche Funebre
Earth Drive Woebegone Obscured A Tree of Signs


Under The Doom V[edit | edit source]

The fifth edition of Under The Doom would be held between 30 November and 2 December 2017. Two of the three days would be held at the RCA Club while the third day (With festival headliner Lacuna Coil) would be held at a new location in Lisboa Ao Vivo.

30 November 2017
RCA Club
1 December 2017
RCA Club
2 December 2017
Lisboa Ao Vivo
Earth Electric In The Woods... Lacuna Coil
Mourning Sun Ahab Liv Kristine
Painted Black Acherontas :Green Carnation
When Nothing Remains Processofguilt The Foreshadowing
Novembers Doom Cellar Darling
Gold Inhuman


Under The Doom VI[edit | edit source]

The sixth edition of Under The Doom is to be held at Lisboa Ao Vivo on 7 and 8 December 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.

7 December 2018 8 December 2018
Arcturus Solstafir
Draconian Shining
While Heaven Wept Antimatter
The Wounded Sinistro
D E S I R E Collapse of Light
Wyatt E. Oceanwake


Under The Doom VII[edit | edit source]

The seventh edition of Under The Doom would be held between 6 and 8 December 2019, the first time the festival would span three days. Notably the RCA Club would host 6 and 7 December while Lisboa Ao Vivo would host 8 December.

6 December
RCA Club
7 December
RCA Club
8 December
Lisboa Ao Vivo
Nighttime Birds
A Tribute to The Gathering
Alcest Paradise Lost
Outshine Solstice Disillusion
Dogma Daylight Dies Ardours
Wildnorthe Consecration Heavenwood
Total Death Wells Valley Darkher
Petrichor Pantano


2021[edit | edit source]

On 30 November 2020 it would be announced that the next edition of Under The Doom would take place at Lisboa ao Vivo on 4 and 5 December 2021. Notably among other bands announced, one of the headliners would be Tiamat, performing both Wildhoney and Clouds in their entirities.[9]

References[edit | edit source]

V·T·E Festivals
Defunct Temple of Doom Festival
Active Acid Mothers Temple Festival
Defunct Doom Age Festival
Active Doomsday FestivalArmageddoom
Marquee When The Bong Breaks
Active Aqua MariaAPF Records ShowcaseBlowupDesertFest • (AntwerpBerlinLondon) • Dome of RockDoom in Bloom/Psych in BloomDuna JamDutch Doom DaysEsbjerg FuzztivalFreak Valley FestivalFuzz FestivalHammer of Doom FestivalHeavy Psych Sounds FestHøstsabbatKeep it LowKristonfestLake on Fire FestivalPsyka FestivalRed Smoke FestivalRiff FestRippleFestRoadburn FestivalStoned From The UndergroundSonicBlast MoledoSonic WhipStonebaked FestivalUp In SmokeUnder the DoomVoid Fest
Defunct Desertfest AthensDoominationDoom Shall RiseEindhoven Psych LabFuzzFestHeavy Days in DoomtownInto The VoidLiverpool International Festival of PsychedeliaSeeds of Doom FestivalStoner Hands of DoomTemples FestivalTerrastock
Marquee All Hallows FestivalDesert HelThe Johnny Morrow Tribute
North America
Active Descendants of CromDesertfest New YorkDoom City FestDoomed & Stoned FestivalDunaJam MXEarth Rocker FestivalElectric Funeral FestGrim Reefer FestHeavy Psych Sounds FestHipnosisMonolith on The MesaMuddy Roots Music FestivalNew England Stoner and Doom FestOttawa Psych FestPsycho Las VegasRippleFestStoned and DustedThe Electric HighwayThe Maryland Doom FestThe Power of The Riff
Defunct Born Too LateCropped OutDays of DarknessDays of The DoomedDoominationDoomslangEmissions from the MonolithEye of the Stoned GoatMaine StonerfestScion RockFestStoner Hands of DoomTemplars of DoomTerrastockVultures of Volume Fest
Marquee Born To Be DoomedClairvoyanceCleavage of DoomDoom Daze of SummerDoom or Be DoomedThe Obelisk All-DayerStonerRockChick FestivalTemple of Dendur: Metropolitan Museum of Art 2013Wretched Fest Lex
South America
Active Festival Viaje de AguaHocus Pocus FestivalStoned Fest
Defunct Concrete Jams Festival
Marquee South American Sludge FestStoned Lucifer Festival
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