psychedelic doom

Earth Drive to release new studio album “Helix Nebula” on March 13th 2020

March 13th, 2020, will see Portuguese heavy psych rock unit, Earth Drive, release their sophomore, stellar album titled “Helix Nebula”, via Raging Planet.

The four-piece, who is characterized by a dense, melodic, visceral, cathartic and heavy sound, has created their most ritualistic and meditative record to date.

The Well

Hi there, well it’s been a few months since the release of your third album “Death and Consolation”. How’s the response so far?
 
Ian: It has been really good, and it is this one from the jump has sold more initially than the rest of them.

 
Which are those elements that separate “Death and Consolation” from your previous albums?
 

The Well live at The Black Heart in London 2020

Manchester based band Ritual King are already warming up the audience. They show that they can deliver anthem like rock that it’s also commercial, without losing the factor that make the band so hot. Their music is fundamentally heavy blues, influenced by 70s rock and modern stoner rock and makes their sound more unique; they also add some elements of folk rock, which is again something you don’t hear every day!
 

Hayvanlar Alemi to release new studio album “Psychedelia in Times of Turbulence” on March 27th 2020

Being an instrumental psychedelic folk rock band founded in Ankara in 1999, Hayvanlar Alemi has developed a very style of its own. Inspired by the innovative musical heritage of Turkey but also informed by the traditional and popular styles of the globe, blending together scales and rhythms of Asia, Africa, Middle East and South America with surf, dub, stoner rock and free improvisation.

Or to keep it in the words of Hayvanlar Alemi:

Insect Ark to release new studio album “The Vanishing” on February 28th 2020

Insect Ark - currently made up of founder Dana Schechter (Swans) and Andy Patterson (ex SubRosa) - have been crafting uncomfortable soundscapes that feel both intimate and icy cold since 2011. Nightmarish horror film-like visions, outer space travel, and gritty noir textures were explored in their previous offerings - the much-praised Portal / Well” (2015) and “Marrow Hymns” (2018) - but now, something far greater is coming. Prepare for “The Vanishing”.
 

Hex A.D. to release new studio album “Astro Tongue in the Electric Garden” February 21st 2020

Hex A.D. has built a strong reputation these past years as one of Norway’s finest ambassadors for the classic heavy rock we know and love from bands such as Uriah Heep and Rainbow. 2018’s “Netherworld ­ Triumphant” saw the band dive deep into the golden darkness of the early 1980s, and gave the band a storm of great reviews from all over the world.

The Well announces Winter & Spring 2020 European and North American Headlining Tour

The Well announce yet another round of North American, EU and UK tour dates in support of their critically acclaimed new album “Death and Consolation” (RidingEasy Records).

The band has spent much of the year on tour, and now continue the trek into 2020, sharing some US dates with label mates Zig-Zags and R.I.P..