Cathedral is a Doom Metal
band from Coventry, England formed in 1989, and disbanded in 2013. They are credited with blending doom metal with the darker aesthetics of extreme metal, culminating in a very slow, very heavy sound with . In the mid-90s, they soon lightened up into a more groove-oriented, stoner rock sound.
- Forest of Equilibrium - 1991
- The Ethereal Mirror - 1993
- The Carnival Bizarre - 1995
- Supernatural Birth Machine - 1996
- Caravan Beyond Redemption - 1998
- Endtyme - 2001
- The VIIth Coming - 2002
- The Garden of Unearthly Delights - 2005
- The Guessing Game - 2010
- The Last Spire - 2013, is apparently their last album.
Cathedral provides the following trope examples:
- Epic Rocking: Being a doom metal band, this is a given.
- Feelies: The digipack CD of Garden of Unearthly Delights is scratch-and-sniff. The idea is that the disk warms up while playing and emits the smell of apples.
- Word Salad Title:
- Many of their songs, such as "Kaleidoscope Of Desire", "Melancholy Emperor", "Cyclops Revolution" and "Utopian Blaster".
- The album titles Supernatural Birth Machine & Caravan Beyond Redemption