Origin: Lohja, Finland  
Genres: Doom Metal
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Page online: December 9, 2004
Last update/review: February 18, 2009

Reverend Bizarre

Though Finland has produced a number of quality bands in almost every genre of metal, for some reason there are very few Finnish bands playing doom metal (save for funeral doomsters Skepticism). Enter Reverend Bizarre, a trio formed in 1994, pounding out slow, heavy, traditional doom the way it was meant to be played. The songs are long and drawn out, the riffs heavy, the vocals mournful yet clear and powerful. Anyone into real doom metal in the tradition of St. Vitus or The Obsessed will certainly like these guys, as they are arguably one of the best true doom bands of the last decade. The guys announced their impending breakup almost a year before the summer 2007 release of their last album, So Long Suckers.

Last Lineup

Albert Witchfinder (Sami Hynninen)


Peter Vicar (Kimi Kärki)

guitars (Lord Vicar)

Earl Of Void (Jarin Pohjonen)



In The Rectory Of The Bizarre Reverend  
2002 Sinister F.
  1. Burn In Hell!
  2. In The Rectory
  3. The Hour Of Death
  4. Sodoma Sunrise
  5. Doomsower
  6. Cirith Ungol
  • Albert Witchfinder
  • Peter Vicar
  • Earl Of Void

Harbinger Of Metal  
2003 Spinefarm
  1. Harbringer
  2. Strange Horizon
  3. The Ambassador
  4. From The Void
  5. The Wandering Jew
  6. Into The Realms Of Magickal Entertainment
  7. Dunkelheit
  • Albert Witchfinder
  • Peter Vicar
  • Earl Of Void

2004 PsycheDOOMelic
  1. Pyramids Of Mars (First Edition)
  2. Intro (Second Edition)
  3. In The Rectory Of The Bizarre Reverend
  4. Strange Horizion
  5. Fucking Wizard
  6. Outro (Second Edition)
  7. Hidden Track (First Edition)
  8. Hidden Track (Second Edition)
  9. Excerpt from the Lohja-era Rehearsal Tape (Bonus Track)
  10. Funeral Summer (Bonus Track)
  11. Doomsower (Bonus Track)
  12. Dark World (Bonus Track)
  13. Doom Over The World (Bonus Track)

II: Crush The Insects  
2005 Spinefarm
  1. Doom Over The World
  2. The Devil Rides Out
  3. Cromwell
  4. Slave Of Satan
  5. Council Of Ten
  6. By This Axe I Rule!
  7. Eternal Forest
  8. Fucking Wizard
  • Albert Witchfinder
  • Peter Vicar
  • Earl Of Void

III: So Long Suckers  
2007 Spinefarm
  1. They Used Dark Forces/Teutonic Witch
  2. Sorrow
  3. Funeral Summer
  4. One Last Time
  5. Kundalini Arisen
  6. Caesar Forever
  7. Anywhere Out of This World
  8. Mallorca
  • Albert Witchfinder
  • Peter Vicar
  • Earl Of Void

The Goddess Of Doom  EP
2008 What
  1. The Goddess of Doom
  2. Dunkelheit

Death Is Glory ... Now  COMPILATION
2009 Spinefarm
  1. Demons Annoying Me
  2. Blood On Satan's Claw
  3. Apocalyptic Riders
  4. The Tree of Suffering
  5. The Children of Doom
  6. Odinn's Men
  7. From the Void II
  8. Dark World
  9. Broken Vows
  10. Bend
  11. Rotestilaulu
  12. Deceiver
  13. The Gate of Nanna

Magick With Tears  COMPILATION
  1. Burn in Hell!
  2. The Hour of Death
  3. Sodoma Sunrise
  4. Cirith Ungol

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