Witch Mountain is a stoner/doom metal band formed in Portland, OR in 1997 by Rob Wrong (Iommi Stubbs, ex-M99) and Nate Carson (Point Line Plane, Two Ton Boa, Sunn O))) collaborator, etc). In 2000 the demo "Homegrown Doom" was released in Europe, and Dave Hoopaugh (Iommi Stubbs, Coma Void, Towers) was brought to be the bass player. Debut album Come the Mountain was released in 2001, selling its first printing in 2 months. A period of hibernation went into effect at 2002, mostly for family reasons.The band reunited and started touring again in 2005.
Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Adrift for Days are an underground stoner/doom quintet playing a diverse mix of styles described as "smoked-out psychedelic dronefuzz". The band mixes a heavily psychedelic blues-based foundation with stoner rock, doom, sludge, post-rock, post-metal and drone. They cite their influences as Earth, Jimi Hendrix, YOB, The Doors, Neurosis, Pink Floyd, Rosetta and Boris - amongst many others.
Tearing through the speakers like a swamp monster summoned from some dark cosmic morass, Texas riffmasters Wo Fat unapologetically blast out a southern fried, blues-infused version of Psychedelic Doom, conjuring up visions of hoodoo shacks, prowling undead, hell hounds at the crossroads, Lovecraftian cultists and ghouls, and worlds beyond where the riff reigns almighty. Wo Fat rose from the deep and began their psyche-doom-adelic quest circa 2003 when guitarist Kent Stump formed the band with drummer Michael Walter and bassist Tim Wilson.
On 29/11/2008 Trippy Wicked & the Cosmic Children of the Knight self released Lowering the Tone; a seven song EP demonstrating their new sound as a 3 piece. The EP was recorded live at a rehearsal studio in Hertfordshire in early November 2008. The band play a mix of stoner rock, doom, doom, sludge and blues. Trippy Wicked & the Cosmic Children of the Knight was formed in early 2006 by Chris West, Pete Holland and Paul Fryer in St Albans.
Wolf & Cub are an alternative rock band from Adelaide, Australia that formed in 2002. Three of the original members hail from Port Augusta, South Australia. Their music is predominantly psychedelic with elements of funk. The four-piece are signed to legendary record label 4AD. An interesting aspect of the band's music and aesthetic is their use of two drummers. This allows the percussive elements of their music to feature more prominently alongside the guitar.
DEATH WOLF signed with Century Media Records during November 2011 and is currently completing and rehearsing material for their 2nd album which is set to be recorded during spring, followed by a release later this year.
At least two bands call themselves Mare: one was a progressive sludge band from Oakville/Burlington, Canada, the other is a black metal band from Trondheim, Norway. 1) Mare from Oakville/Burlington was a band orchestrated primarily by frontman Tyler Semrick-Palmateer, previously on vocal duty for tech-metal outfit The End. In a unique mixture of sludge, doom metal and and other textures that defy immediate genres or categorization...
HERDER comes from Groningen, the Netherlands and makes sludgy stoner doom without comprosis: HERDER = HARDER!
NICO : Vocals & Smokes
JB : Guitar & Sunn
MARC: Guitar & Doom
JEROEN : Guitar & Blaze
BLITZER: Bass & Booze
TOM : Drums & Fashion