Separate from my other thread, and because this is easily my top metal sub-genre, this is a list of the best proper doom metal (i.e. not death/doom) releases of 2011.
I'm not going to bother putting it in order, because frankly Pentagram would come top, and that's not worth waiting for to reveal. Plus, for any fan of doom metal they're all more than worth the investigation time.
So, getting this one out of the way first, because it's the most obvious of the year but is SO good: