Tag Archives: psych prog

Royal Thunder – Crooked Doors (Relapse)

Since discovering their first EP in 2010, it seems things moved very quickly for Royal Thunder. One moment they were an intriguing, promising band, then they came out with their epic full-length debut CVI (2012), and I saw them live, … Continue reading

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Psychedelic Psummer Rundown + Extra Blues, Prog & Metal

Mastodon – Once More ‘Round The Sun (Reprise) After the first week, Mastodon entered the Billboard Album Chart at #6. That’s a pretty great placing for a metal album, even though some think it somehow means metal is in decline … Continue reading

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Take a Roll in The Golden Grass

Today is the release day of the debut by Brooklyn psych prog rockers The Golden Grass. Tuesday is normally new release day, but European releases sometimes like to shoot their loads before the weekend. While digital distribution has not made … Continue reading

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Hidden Masters & Wolf People: Psychedelia and Prog Moving Forward in the UK

Hidden Master, Of This & Other Worlds (Rise Above/Metal Blade, 2013) Nearly a half century after the first psychedelic singles appeared in 1965, pretty much everyone has figured out that you don’t need the assistance of drugs to appreciate the … Continue reading

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Spirits Of The Dead – Rumours Of A Presence

How in the damn hell did I miss this band? For the past year I have been harassing bands like Fellwoods, Dead Man and Elope to put out some new music, as I’ve had an itch for more albums that … Continue reading

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Demons, Fairies & Wailing Guitars: The Best 100 Obscure Rock Acts 1968-1976 by Ra’anan Chelled

I’ve been exhausted this week from staying up too late every night reading a book originally written in Hebrew. No, I’m not studying the Torah, but I am worshiping a certain variety of gods in the form of┬áDemons, Fairies & … Continue reading

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