1968: the year following the Summer of Love, and the year before I was born. It’s 50 years ago now of course, and the Cheshire quartet bearing that year as its name is steeped in the Proto sound of that era. Having relentlessly gigged and released two EPs since their 2013 inception, Ballads of the Godless (HeviSike) is the band’s first foray into long-playing territory.Continue reading
San Diego rockers Desert Suns are re-releasing their debut self titled album on January 15, 2015 via Ripple Music (North America) and HeviSike Records (UK). The album was mastered by renowned multi-instrumentalist Tony Reed (Mos Generator/Stone Axe) at HeavyHead Recording Co in Washington. Stream the album below.
Ghost Cult is pleased to present an exclusive stream of a new track from Prophets of Saturn, ‘Witch Rider’. The song comes from their forthcoming album Retronauts (HeviSike Records), releasing on July 17th, and can be heard at this link or below via Soundcloud.
Indicative of their style, ‘Witch Rider’ is a tripped-out, fuzz-laden jamfest where riffs rule, grooves slink and sway, and copious amounts of blotter tabs and shrooms might help you understand the lyrics. Fans of bands like Cream, Pentagram, St. Vitus, Red Fang, and Monster Magnet will dig Prophets of Saturn, big time.
British psych metallers Prophets of Saturn is streaming “Retronaut,” off of their self titled debut out July 17, 2015 via HeviSike Records. The band have also announced a string of upcoming live dates.
Jul 17: Chameleon Arts Café – Nottingham (UK) (with Witchsorrow and Iron Void)
Aug 01: The Rigger – Newcastle-Under-Lyme (UK)(with Trippy Wicked & The Cosmic Children of The Knight and Space Witch)