occult rock

Bloody Hammers release official video for first single “Now the Screaming Starts”

Inspired by the 1973 horror flick “Now the Screaming Starts” the Transylvania County based duo Bloody Hammers release the first official video of their upcoming album “The Summoning”.

The video transports the sinister and dark feeling that Bloody Hammers create as no other band in 2019.

Anders Manga on the video and the song:

Sabbath Assembly release music video for new single “A Welcome Below”

April 26th will see dark rock veterans, artist collective Sabbath Assembly, release their seventh studio album, the hotly anticipated “A Letter of Red”. The band’s follow-up to the 2017’s “Rites of Passage” was recorded at Figure 8 Studio in Brooklyn with producer Randall Dunn (Black Mountain, SunnO))), Earth). The new album marks a return to the shortened song form and tight production of their debut, while demonstrating ten years of songwriting prowess and lyrical advancement.

Mushroomhead signs worldwide record deal with Napalm Records

Cleveland Ohio’s Mushroomhead have signed a worldwide recording deal with Napalm Records.

Mushroomhead are one of the most unique and adventurous alternative metal bands working today. Known for their stunningly theatrical live show and artsy masks, this innovative band has forged new ground in the rock world and influenced many other bands to push the envelope and bring art into rock.

Dead Witches

So, to kick off with, where did the bad name DeadWitches come from?
 
Mark: I’ve always been interested in dead things! I’ve always been fascinated by death, and afraid of death. So, I like the word dead! I was trying to decide what word would go well with it. And obviously I’m big fan of Halloween and Witches. It just came to me, and I thought it sounded cool. And checked there were no other bands with the name of course!
 
 

Heavy Psych Sounds Fest in London 2019

As I entered the venue, the stairs lead straight down, I could hear the enticing rumble of drums and bass. The smoke started creeping up the stairs to meet me, as the sound grew louder. The whole room was filled with a thick haze, carrying the eerie green light through it. Creating an intriguing atmosphere of mystery and anonymity. I could barely make out the stage through the fog and people, but I could follow the near deafening sounds booming out. But, considering their name is Deadsmoke, I could hardly be surprised!

Sabbath Assembly to release new studio album “A Letter of Red” on April 19th 2019

Sabbath Assembly is a dark rock band based in Texas and NYC. A true artist collective, Sabbath Assembly features vocalist Jamie Myers (ex-Hammers Of Misfortune, Wolves In The Throne Room), guitarist Kevin Hufnagel (Gorguts, Dysrhythmia), guitarist Ron Verod (Kayo Dot, Myrkur), bassist Johnny DeBlase, and drummer / founding member David Nuss.

Duel to release new studio album “Valley of Shadows” on May 17th 2019

Heavy Psych Sounds Records is proud to reveal the first and hotly anticipated details of Duel’s forthcoming album! The Texas occult rockers conjure up another heavy dose of tripped out old school doom metal with their third full length, “Valley of Shadows”, set to be released on May 17th, 2019.

Obsidian Sea to release new studio album “Strangers” on March 22nd 2019

Formed in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2009 by guitarist/singer Anton Avramov and close friend/drummer, Bozhidar Parvanov, Obsidian Sea is a doom metal band whose style shifts atmospherically through heavy rock ‘n’ roll, dark variants of 70s doom metal, and psychedelic and progressive rock.