psych

Track Premiere: Heavy Temple – “A Desert Through the Trees”

May 18, 2021

Philadelphia’s Heavy Temple — at long last — makes their triumphant full-length debut this year. If their future is anything like their newest single, “A Desert Through the Trees,” the sky isn’t even the limit for what’s to come.

Album Premiere and Interview: Empress – ‘Premonition’

September 30, 2020

Vancouver post-metal project Empress achieves sonic catharsis on their debut LP, Premonition. Listen to the exclusive stream now.

Live Review: Ufomammut and White Hills (June 18th @ Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia)

June 20, 2018

Italian doom rockers Ufomammut and NYC psych deconstructionists White Hills descend from space to entertain us here on Earth.

TO THE MILKY WAY & BEYOND: EXCLUSIVE DARSOMBRA PREMIERE

August 10, 2016

“Trans-apocalyptic” psych droners Darsombra are about to hit you up with some seriously weird , perception-expanding atmospherics when the band drops Polyvision — its first album in four years — on September 9 via Translation Loss just six days ahead of a sure-to-be-memorable appearance at Shadow Woods Metal Fest.

Album Stream: From Mars Red Sky… for Serious

May 12, 2016

It’s raining threes for French psych doomsters Mars Red Sky.

Interview: Rick Duncan of Portland bass-and-drum duo Towers talks weird sounds, perfectionism and practice room magic

March 3, 2014

Towers come from Portland, Oregon, and have this awesome sound that’s a strange brew concocted of low-end bass hum and psych-stoner doom, post-punk and krautrock. There is a lot more in there, too. Putatively, it’s metal all right, but with a center so dark and heavy it can pull in all manner of outré influences…