For many all-time-great rock bands in the ascendant, the fourth album is often the point where youthful years of febrile creativity and progressive momentum culminate in a masterwork for the ages, setting the seal on an early signature sound while opening it up to future possibilities. From enchanting 2016 debut Prelude, through 2018’s assured II:Continue reading “Wytch Hazel announce “IV: Sacrament””
Arriving directly from a zone between dream and waking, the fourth album from Spell is here to weave its potent magick. Established as intrepid pathfinders on the journey of classic Heavy Metal into the mystic, Tragic Magic sees the Vancouver outfit honing their approach to seductive effect. The turbulent two-year period following their triumphant thirdContinue reading “Spell release ‘Tragic Magic’”
Southern California psychedelic/progressive rock outfit, Birth, will release its full-length debut LP, ‘Born’, on July 15 Featuring members of San Diego’s revered retro rockers Astra, along with current or former members of Joy, Radio Moscow, and Sacri Monti, Birth owns a cavernous cache of credibility rarely found in developing musical groups. Described as “a magic-eye journey into kaleidoscopic sound“, andContinue reading “Birth announce debut album “Born””
Wytch Hazel’s stellar 2016 debut Prelude confirmed these Lancastrian apprentice wizards to be Britain’s most promising new hard rock band. Two years on, that promise comes to abundant fruition on II: Sojourn, an album that moves Wytch Hazel on from the innocence and exuberance of the debut to a darker, more profound and complex place,Continue reading “Wytch Hazel return with “II: Sojourn””
On the 9th February 2013, four years ago last Thursday, we (Angel Witch) were in Bochum, Germany, on tour with Grand Magus. In the dressing room Joseph and Tobias from the opening band Enforcer, played me the demo they had recorded with their other band CC Company and asked me if I’d be interested inContinue reading “Download our free label sampler”
In the parallel universe where the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal happened 600 years early, WYTCH HAZEL are the band of choice for the discerning Plantagenet headbanger. The folk-rock eccentricity of Jethro Tull, the mystical harmony of Wishbone Ash & Thin Lizzy, and the exuberance of prime NWOBHM, immersed in sacred medieval influences viaContinue reading “Wytch Hazel ‘Prelude’ released 22nd April 2016”
The Bad Omen winter sale is now on, with 30% OFF EVERYTHING IN STORE from now until midnight on 31st December 2014 (GMT). Simply enter the code: BADOMEN30 at checkout for a 30% discount on all vinyls, CD’s & shirts (including some returned Satan’s Satyrs tour stock from their recent ‘Europe Dies Again’ run – available in limited numbers).