See OM perform at the Great American Music Hall

There once was a time where Al Cisneros, singer and bassist for stoner-metal band Sleep, would play music about the finer things in life (see: the hour-long epic "Dopesmoker"). [...]

By |April 14, 2014|Comments Off on See OM perform at the Great American Music Hall

Om leaks another 'Advaitic' tune

Around the time I was beginning to get the hang of tiresome and underdeveloped adolescent sarcasm, which I would ultimately deploy in an all-out war to control the radio [...]

By |July 17, 2012|Comments Off on Om leaks another 'Advaitic' tune

Herb-alert: Om to release 'Advaitic Songs,' 7/24/12

Orthodox Christian iconography and bong rips are having another baby. San Francisco's heavily drugged and droning doom-metal duo, Om, are set to release the followup to 2009's God is [...]

By |July 5, 2012|Comments Off on Herb-alert: Om to release 'Advaitic Songs,' 7/24/12

Shredification: Sleep at the Regency Ballroom 9/12, 9/13

I always thought Sleep was one of those bands that I would just never get to see, like Zeppelin, or the real Guns 'n' Roses. The members disbanded in [...]

By |September 10, 2010|Comments Off on Shredification: Sleep at the Regency Ballroom 9/12, 9/13