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My Favorite Heavy Psych

Ever since hearing Monster Magnet's "Into the Void" off of Nativity In Black II, I was hooked into their incorporation of psychedelia within a stoner rock framework. Although I don't listen to this genre consistently; I have proceeded to, over time, expand my Monster Magnet CD collection and branch out to other similar bands. Including Monster Magnet, these are my favorite heavy psych albums that I have found, in alphabetical order.
1Asteroid
Asteroid


These Swedes have outdone themselves. Just plain awesome!
2Bask
Ramble Beyond


Somehow makes you feel as if you are indeed in the Smoky Mountains. An exemplary release.
3Blown Out
New Cruiser


Truly psychedelic stoner rock, with no vocals and long winding songs. But can drone on a bit.
4Bone Man
II


Music is awesome. Good mix of Grunge (little fuzz) and psychedelia.
5Colour Haze
Colour Haze


Not too heavy or light, and certainly never a boring listen. Vocals are present but used sparingly.
6Earthless
Rhythms From a Cosmic Sky


Great…the real deal. 20 minutes songs. Heavy psychedelic and stoner rock, with no vocals.
7Elder (USA-MA)
Reflections of a Floating World


Exemplary...album deserves 100% all the strong accolades it has received.
8Fuzz
Fuzz


An excellent album.
9Lucid Planet
Lucid Planet


A quite trippy (especially the first track) and progressive metal album.
10Mars Red Sky
Mars Red Sky


Quite awesome. Airy vocals. Strong and heavy riffing, with a psychedelic undercurrent.
11My Sleeping Karma
Satya


Really ebbs and flows. Vocals are meditative primarily. Progressive metal, with heavy to light/tense interludes.
12Monster Magnet
Spine of God


The benchmark...what more can I say.
13Naam
Kingdom


Psychedelic doom with distorted vocals. A feel similar to Monster Magnet.
14Nebula
Dos EP's


Punk rock vibe and vocal styling, with psychedelia mixed in.
15Samsara Blues Experiment
Long Distance Trip


An excellent psychedelic stoner rock groove. Limited vocals, which when sung are not the best. But the music makes up for the vocals.
16Somali Yacht Club
The Sun


An all-around excellent album!
17Sophie's Earthquake
The Flood


Same here (see above).
18The Atomic Bitchwax
The Atomic Bitchwax


Also a benchmark
19The Cosmic Dead
The Cosmic Dead


A little bit more on the psychedelic rock side, but still excellent.
20Tratas
The Strangest of All Guests Is At the Door


Made by the same personnel as Lucid Planet. A quirky album with moments of extreme brilliance.
21Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats
Blood Lust


A mix between the Beatles and Black Sabbath?
22Wo Fat
Psychedelonaut


Dig this!
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