US classic rockers STONE AXE to issue new album ‘Stay of Execution’ this March 18th on Ripple Music; listen to first track « Lady Switchblade »!

Port Orchard’s soulful 70s rockers STONE AXE make a triumphant return on Ripple Music with their first album in over a decade this March 18th. « Stay of Execution » is a collection of unreleased tracks and rare one-off singles, stream its first single « Lady Switchblade » now! About ‘Stay of Execution’, STONE AXE founder and multi-instrumentalist Tony Reed says: “Stay of Execution is an album of unreleased …

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US atmospheric sludge duo KYOTY releases video off upcoming new album ‘Isolation’; out February 25th on Deafening Assembly.

New Hampshire post-metal and atmospheric sludge unit KYOTY present an earth-shattering first video taken from their new album ‘Isolation’, to be released on February 25th and available to preorder on Deafening Assembly. Get ready to embrace the engulfing heaviness of the new single « Quarantine » now. « From earthy doom and sludge to Fudge Tunnel’s industrial noise, KYOTY’s songwriting has been flourishing under self-assigned …

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Bluesy proto-heavy trio OBSIDIAN SEA shares new track « Mythos »; new album out February 4th on Ripple Music!

Sofia-based 70’s rock and metal stalwarts OBSIDIAN SEA release a thunderous new track taken from their upcoming fourth album ‘Pathos’, due out February 4th and available to preorder now on Ripple Music. Written during months of isolation, OBSIDIAN SEA‘s new album ‘Pathos’ is a work in which the trio injected truckloads of heaviness, as well as a feeling of naive exuberance, aggression, dreamlike …

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Swedish 70s rockers SLEEPWULF share new single « Sex Magic Manifestation »; new album out February 18th on Heavy Psych Sounds.

Swedish proto-heavy rockers SLEEPWULF present a delightfully occult new track taken from their upcoming sophomore album « Sunbeams Curl », due out February 18th on Heavy Psych Sounds.  From mountain peak to valley deep, SLEEPWULF’s new album « Sunbeams Curl » is a journey that drips with the seductive sounds of riff-rock, psychedelic proto-doom. The Kristianstad foursome has summoned fuzzy riffs, sordid tales, and heady occultism that will strongly appeal to fans of Black …

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Dead Meadow, Bongzilla and more to play Heavy Psych Sounds California Fest in May 2022; early bird tickets on sale now!

Heavy Psych Sounds (in association with SubliminalSF and SOS Booking) reveal the first names confirmed to play the 2022 edition of HPS Fest California, to take place on May 28-29th in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Early bird tickets are on sale now! HPS Records comment: « We’re so excited to present HPS Fest California 2022 and so happy to be back on two …

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Houston doom trio FOSTERMOTHER share crushing « Sunday » video; new album ‘The Ocean’ out February 18th on Ripple Music.

Magnetic Houston-based doom and fuzz metal trio FOSTERMOTHER shares a second video taken from their upcoming new album ‘The Ocean’, out February 18th on Ripple Music. Get instantly crushed by « Sunday » right now!  Hot on the heels of their 2020 self-titled debut, the band returns with a massive-sounding 7-tracker that cranks it up on all levels: darker, fuzzier, more rumbling and melodic than ever, …

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New York sludge metal warlords RESTLESS SPIRIT premiere new album ‘Blood of the Old Gods’ in its entirety.

New York progressive sludge and doom trio RESTLESS SPIRIT share their devastatingly heavy and melodic sophomore album « Blood of the Old Gods » in its entirety, ahead of its official release on December 10th on Lifesblood Records. “A masterclass of progressive sludge/stoner metal. Prepare yourself for a first-rate musical adventure where the riff is king.” – Outlaws of the Sun “A turbo-charged, all-inclusive extrapolation of Sabbathian doom …

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Swedish doom heroes HAZEMAZE unleash new sonic ritual « Ceremonia Aspersion »; new album out January 28th on Heavy Psych Sounds.

Swedish doom and groove merchants HAZEMAZE share a second track taken from their upcoming album « Blinded By The Wicked », to be released on January 28th on Heavy Psych Sounds. Get ready for another headbang-worthy ritual with « Ceremonial Aspersion »… As the pandemic progressed and the world got darker, so did HAZEMAZE‘s songwriting. Their third album “Blinded by the Wicked” explores cults and their leaders’ malevolent …

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Swedish psych-prog rock pillars JIRM share epic new track « You Fly »; new album out March 4th on Ripple Music!

Stockholm progressive heavy rock stalwarts JIRM (formerly known as Jeremy Irons & the Ratgang Malibus) unveil an epic first track taken from their fifth album « The Tunnel, The Well, Holy Bedlam », to be released on March 4th and available to preorder now on Ripple Music.   JIRM — whose blend of psychedelic heaviness has been referred to as “a blissful mixture of Soundgarden at their grooviest …

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South Carolina’s sludge unit WITCHPIT announce debut album release on Heavy Psych Sound; watch « The Blackened Fee » video!

South Carolina-based blackened sludge metal four-piece WITCHPIT sign to Heavy Psych Sounds for the release of their debut album ‘The Weight of Death’ on March 25th, 2022. Watch their new video « The Blackened Fee » now exclusively on Invisible Oranges!  WITCHPIT is a four-piece sludge metal band from South Carolina whose unorthodox approach pushes the genre in exciting new directions. Their sound fuses the …

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