Origin: Liverpool, England  
Genres: Doom Metal
Page online: August 14, 2016
Last update/review: April 3, 2021

Conan

Those seeking ultra-heavy, downtuned, sludgey doom, look no further than the aptly-name Conan, a Liverpudlian trio who formed in 2006. Reviewed here is their second full-length album, 2014's Blood Eagle, featuring six crushingly heavy tunes, with vocals that are sparse, less hateful than many sludge bands, and somewhat distantly mixed, which gives the songs a chance to breathe. But it's really all about those riffs -- sure, bands like Electric Wizard or Sleep provide an entry point for Conan's style, but these guys seem just a bit more dynamic. This genre has never been about mass appeal, and thus Conan is unlikely to ever become superstars playing this stuff, but for some, this is what HEAVY metal is all about.

Current Members

Jon Davis

guitars/vocals

Chris Fielding

bass/vocals

Johnny King

drums

Former Members/Guests

John McNulty

bass/vocals

Phil Coumbe

bass/vocals

Paul O'Neill

drums

Rich Lewis

drums

Dan Mullins (guest)

drums (An Axis Of Perdition, ex-Bal-Sagoth, The Deathtrip, ex-My Dying Bride)



Discography


Horseback Battle Hammer  EP
2010
  1. Krull
  2. Satsumo
  3. Dying Giant
  4. Sea Lord
  • Jon Davis
  • John McNulty
  • Paul O'Neill



Monnos  
2012
  1. Hawk as Weapon
  2. Battle in the Swamp
  3. Grim Tormentor
  4. Golden Axe
  5. Headless Hunter
  6. Invincible Throne
  • Jon Davis
  • Phil Coumbe
  • Paul O'Neill



Mount Wrath: Live At Roadburn 2012  LIVE
2013 Roadburn
  1. Krull
  2. Satsumo
  3. Hawk as Weapon
  4. Battle in the Swamp
  5. Headless Hunter
  6. Sea Lord



Blood Eagle  
2014 Napalm
  1. Crown of Talons
  2. Total Conquest
  3. Foehammer
  4. Gravity Chasm
  5. Horns for Teeth
  6. Altar of Grief
  • Jon Davis
  • Phil Coumbe
  • Paul O'Neill



Revengeance  
2016 Napalm
  1. Throne of Fire
  2. Thunderhoof
  3. Wrath Gauntlet
  4. Revengeance
  5. Every Man Is an Enemy
  6. Earthenguard
  • Jon Davis
  • Chris Fielding
  • Rich Lewis



Existential Void Guardian  
2018 Napalm
  1. Prosper On The Path
  2. Eye To Eye To Eye
  3. Paincantation
  4. Amidst The Infinite
  5. Volt Thrower
  6. Vexxagon
  7. Eternal Silent Legend
  • Jon Davis
  • Chris Fielding
  • Johnny King



Live At Freak Valley  LIVE
2021 Napalm
  1. Gravity Chasm
  2. Throne of Fire
  3. Thunderhoof
  4. Battle in the Swamp
  5. Hawk as Weapon
  6. Satsumo
  7. Foehammer
  8. Total Conquest
  9. Revengeance
  • Jon Davis
  • Chris Fielding
  • Dan Mullins




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