Wiki Headlines
It's time for the second TV Tropes Halloween Avatar Contest, theme: cute monsters! Details and voting here.

main index




Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
Music: Cathedral
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

CarnifexMetalCattle Decapitation
CandlemassDoom MetalMy Dying Bride

alternative title(s): Cathedral
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from
Privacy Policy