psychedelic rock

Deconstructing the Doom Side of the Moon: An Interview with Kyle Shutt

August 25, 2017 Decibel Magazine

Doom Side of the Moon is a doomed-out interpretation of Pink Floyd’s classic The Dark Side of the Moon. Read an interview with bandleader Kyle Shutt (The Sword) to find out what makes Doom Side tick.

Label Spotlight: Ripple Music

May 15, 2017 Vince Bellino

Get familiar with Ripple Music, purveyors of doom, stoner, psychedelic and heavy rock and metal. 

Full Album Stream + Q&A: Duel – ‘Witchbanger’

April 21, 2017 Vince Bellino

Witchbanger, Duel‘s second LP, recalls a different time but is more than welcome today.

Full Album Stream: Mothership – ‘High Strangeness’

March 14, 2017 Vince Bellino

High Strangeness, the third full-length from Texas rockers Mothership, incorporates a variety of sounds and influences for a diverse and fun album.

Full Album Stream: Death Alley – ‘Live At Roadburn’

March 14, 2017 Vince Bellino

Death Alley have immortalized their 2016 performance at Roadburn Festival in a live album. Hear it now. 

Q&A: Arthur Brown On The Roots Of Metal and Art In Times Of Social Upheaval

March 7, 2017 Justin Norton

Decibel talked to psychedelic pioneer Arthur Brown about his role in the birth of metal and why art flourishes in times of political and social upheaval. 

Full Album Stream: All Them Witches – ‘Sleeping Through the War’

February 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the fourth album from psych rockers All Them Witches, which is out next week on New West Records.

Track Premiere: Earth Electric – ‘Meditate. Mediate’

February 15, 2017 Vince Bellino

Earth Electric may be newcomers to the scene but they deliver quality hard rock.

Full Album Stream: Eye – ‘Vision and Ageless Light’

November 17, 2016 Vince Bellino

Eye‘s Vision and Ageless Light is a retro psychedelic prog throwback that pays homage to the past while keeping it fresh.

TO THE MILKY WAY & BEYOND: EXCLUSIVE DARSOMBRA PREMIERE

August 10, 2016 Shawn Macomber

“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.

Friday is for Flutes with the Re-release of Iron Mountain’s “Unum”

April 1, 2016 James Lewis

End your week with some Irish/Native American/psychedelic/Krautrock folk metal. Come on, if Friday isn’t for flutes, what day is?

Uncle Acid’s Intro to Cinema

April 16, 2013 Shawn Macomber

We’re less than a month out now from the release of Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats’ sublime psychedelic doom n’ roll tour de force Mind Control, and, lord, does the tranquil-yet-oddly-sinister old school VHS clamshell-esque cover artwork suit the album’s messianic death cult lyrical theme and transcendentalist sonic vibe. “The whole album reeks of VHS…

UFOMAMMUT post video teaser for “ORO: Opus Alter”

July 9, 2012 Jonathan Horsley

Italian doom trio Ufomammut have released a video teaser for forthcoming album Opus Alter, out 18 September through Neurot. Opus Alter is the second half of Ufomammut’s ORO series. Its predecessor, Opus Primum, dropped in April, and was a lush dizzying headtrip of psychedelic guitars, space rock ambience all darkened by the unspoken threat of…