Summoning’s With Doom We Come: Review and Guide

The works of J.R.R. Tolkien have long served as inspiration for heavy music, from Led Zeppelin to Amon Amarth. Austria’s black metallers Summoning have a discography almost entirely dedicated to Tolkien’s works of fantasy, and the group’s eighth studio album With Doom We Come is no different, spanning the history of Middle-earth from The Silmarillion to The Return of the King.

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