psychedelic doom

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!

Baroness to release new studio album “Gold & Grey” on June 14th 2019

Baroness will release their eagerly-awaited new album, “Gold & Grey”, on June 14th, 2019, via Abraxan Hymns.

The band has simultaneously released a video for the song “Borderlines”, which saw its live performance debut at Baroness’ tour kick off last Friday in Houston.

Watch the video for “Borderlines” below.

Zaum to release new studio album “Divination” on April 26th 2019

Zaum is a passage toward the dark realizations of the old world; a monolithic, doomy mantra-based meditative experience forged by bass and drums interwoven with sitar, woodwind, string, and synth textures. Based in New Brunswick, Canada, observers experience a tranquil resonance whereby the astral and physical planes can coexist and be understood from a natural perspective.
 

The Well share new track “Sabbah”

Austin trio The Well share a new track today from their forthcoming third album “Death and Consolation”.

Listen to the crushing album opener “Sabbah” below.

“Death and Consolation” is without a doubt a weighty album title. And, The Well is among the heaviest heavy psych bands in existence. So when we say that there’s even more darkness and intensity to the band’s third album than previous efforts, take heed. It’s a deep sea diving bell of enveloping heaviness and longing.
 

Spirit Adrift to release new studio album “Divided by Darkness” on May 10th 2019

Phoenix, Arizona-based Spirit Adrift will release their third full-length release, “Divided by Darkness”, through 20 Buck Spin on May 10th, 2019.

The band has unveiled the LP’s first single, released through an official video for “Hear Her”, which is now also streaming on all digital platforms.
 

Mammoth Storm signs with Argonauta Records and announces new album “Alruna”

The Swedish doom heavyweight Mammoth Storm is back: The trio has inked a worldwide deal with the ever-growing Argonauta Records, and return with a brand new album during 2019!

Formed in 2012, Mammoth Storm left an impressive first stamp with their critically acclaimed debut EP, “Rite Of Ascension”, followed by numerous shows all over Europe alongside acts such as AHAB and many more.

Haze Mage to release debut full-length album “Chronicles” on April 19th 2019

Grimoire Records presents “Chronicles”, the debut full-length recording from Baltimore, Maryland-based fantasy doom metal act Haze Mage. The record will be released in April, and this week, the label has issued details on the sprawling release including album artwork, preorders, and more.
 

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.