GLITTER WIZARD (San Francisco/US)
plays a unique brand of freak rock and roll that Julian Cope once described as “unashamedly glamorous hard rock”and he’s not wrong. For the past decade ,these San Francisco heshers have been wowing rock fans with heavy riffs and a high octane stage show that combines psych,metal,punk,glam,and prog into a sound that is both hard to pin down and easily recognizable as their own.They have won over audiences touring the US and Europe, playing clubs shows and festivals like Roadburn, DesertFest, BurgerBoogaloo, SXSW, Desert Daze ,Psycho de Mayo, and Heavy Days in Doomtown along the way.Their music has been featured in film, podcasts, the X Games, and even a low budget porno. Glitter Wizard have released three full length albums, as many Eps, and are currently preparing to record their fourth studio album via Heavy Psych Sounds!
Formed in 2014 by members of such as Woodwall, Mexican Mud or Army of Angry Youth, Oreyeon made a first impressing impact on the heavy rock scene with their debut ‚Builders of Cosmos‘ released back in 2016. The band’s inspirations come from various kinds of the heavy music genre, but especially they find their roots in the glories of Black Sabbath, melting with hints of metal and mixing the classic stoner rock such as acts alike Texas‘ stoner heavyweights The Sword. Monolithic guitars, huge bass frequencies, melodic and complex vocals, Oreyeon know how to please every classic and stoner rock mind! On their second album and the debut on Heavy Psych Sounds, Oreyeon try to move away from the usual stoner rock clichès into a more elaborate and melodic style. The vocal structures and harmonizations are definetely more complex, rich of melodies while the music tends towards a heavier path, taking cues from way different kinds of genres and band references.
FVZZ POPVLI (IT)
Raised in Rome by Pootchie and Datio in A.D. MMXVI, with the conception of powertrio a direct and rough way for bring heavy fuzzy riffs. Their sound melt Black Sabbath style heavy riffs with the attitude of the roughest garagepunk bands like The Stooges, adding the psychedelia from 70’s getin‘ their own style! The band released and promote an „EP“ in May 2017 with a tour in Italy, Switzerland and Germany. In June 2017 them become a part of the Heavy Psych Sounds Records (Brant Bjork, Nick Olivieri, Fatso Jetson, Yawning Man, Nebula, Giöbia, Duel, Black Rianbows.) roster for promote their first album „FVZZ DEI“ out in September 2017, the album has brought the band on more than 70 european stages in 8 countries gettin‘ the chanche to play in the mysterious DUNA JAM. In June 2018 the band recorded their 2nd album „MAGNA FVZZ“, was be released the 05.10.2018 with a 25 gigs european tour!