The Brian Jonestown Massacre Say: “Let’s Go Fucking Mental” [MP3]

The Brian Jonestown Massacre “Let’s Go Fucking Mental”

BJM have cleared a track for free download from their forthcoming tenth album, Who Killed Sgt. Pepper, due out February 23rd.  Tour dates have also been announced. “Let’s Go Fucking Mental!”

BJM tour dates:
5/28: Cabooze, Minneapolis
5/29: Turner Hall, Milwaukee
5/30: Metro, Chicago
5/31: Grog Shop, Cleveland
6/02: Phoenix Concert Hall, Toronto
6/03: La Tulipe, Montreal
6/04: Paradise Rock Club, Boston
6/06: Webster Hall, New York
6/08: TLA, Philadelphia
6/09: 9:30 Club, DC
6/10: Mad Hatter, Cincinnati
6/11: Off Broadway, St Louis
6/13: Bluebird Theater, Denver
6/14: Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City
6/15: Knitting Factory, Boise
6/17: Crystal Ballroom, Portland
6/18: Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver
6/19: Neumos. Seattle
6/21: Fillmore, San Francisco
6/22: Henry Fonda Theater, Los Angeles

The Black Angels [Black Crystal Bands, Part 1]

Caution:  Contact high may occur while listening to this album, especially under the influence of black lights.

Okay, this Austin-based psyche rock band definitely fits nicely into my dark and moody ‘black’ band category.  The band, whose mantra is ‘Turn on, Tune in, Drone out’, has a very soul-satisfying stoner rock sound that draws references to groups like Brian Jonestown Massacre and The Doors.  Lead singer Alex Maas’ vocals have an eerie resemblance to Jim Morrison, in particular.

I adore their debut album, Passover, that was released in 2006.  Their new album, Directions to See a Ghost, released this a couple of months ago is a solid effort but not quite as good as their debut, in my opinion.  Definitely a band worth a listen regardless.  Check out this track, You on the Run,  from their latest album.

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