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Italian psychedelic doom metal trio Ufomammut premieres engulfing »Vibrhate« video; »Crookhead« EP nears Halloween release on Supernatural Cat Records!

Italian psychedelic doom metal trio Ufomammut premieres new single and music video »Vibrhate« taken from their upcoming EP, »Crookhead«, set to release on October 31st, 2023 via Supernatural Cat Records.

01. Crookhead
02. Supernova
03. Vibrhate

Courtesy of All Noir PR:

BrooklynVegan has hosted an exclusive premiere of Ufomammut’s new video for »Vibrhate«, a track from the Italian psychedelic/doom trio’s »Crookhead« EP, nearing Halloween release on their own Supernatural Cat Records.

Presenting three new tracks, the »Crookhead« EP was recorded at Flat Scenario Studio in Italy by Lorenzo Stecconi in July 2022, and was mixed and mastered at Triple Sun by Lorenzo Stecconi. The artwork, as with all Ufomammut releases, was designed and printed by Malleus Rock Art Lab, the graphic design collective which Poia and Urlo are both founding members of. The artwork, with its handprinted and numbered silkscreened cover, adds an artistic touch to the EP. »Crookhead« is a foretaste of the band’s impending tenth album, which will be released when the band celebrates their 25th anniversary in 2024!

Like any good psychedelic trip, the music of Ufomammut has always been inextricably intertwined with visual art, as if to reinforce the relevance and importance of visual art in the band’s music. This is reflected in the new video for »Vibrhate«, also edited by Malleus.

Photo by Francesca De Franceschi Manzoni

The band reveals with the new song, “»Vibrhate« is the second song taken from the brand new »Crookhead« EP. It’s a short song, which moves rapidly: an instant of madness, as described by the text, which makes us imagine finding ourselves transformed into fire. Our heart beats, kept by burning fingers. Time passes, simmering in our psyche, as we slowly separate from our bodies. And in an instant, it’s all over.”

Writes BrooklynVegan, “It’s more a concise track than the recently-released, nine-minute title track, and it finds the band’s mix of heavy, trippy, and melodic vibes in fine form.”

Ufomammut’s »Crookhead« EP will be released on Halloween, October 31st. The EP will released digitally and in a limited edition vinyl version of 500 copies: 200 on Marble Red Vinyl, 200 in Marble Gold Vinyl, and 100 in clear transparent vinyl which will be available only on the band’s fall tour. Preorders are live at the Supernatural Cat shop HERE.

The band has also booked a Fall tour across Europe in conjunction with the release of »Crookhead«, with dates running from October 29th through December 3rd. Find all upcoming Ufomammut shows listed below and expect new tours to be announced into the new year!

Ufomammut Tour Dates:
29.10.2023 Samhain festival – Maastricht (NL)
30.10.2023 Feierwerk – Munich (DE)
04.11.2023 Sonic Rites – Helsinki (FI)
15.11.2023 Mostovna – Nova Gorica (SI)
16.11.2023 Arena – Wien (AT)
17.11.2023 Turbina – Budapest (HU)
18.11.2023 Stadtwerkstatt – Linz (AT)
19.11.2023 Kamienna – Krakow (PL)
20.11.2023 Hydrozagadka – Warsaw (PL)
21.11.2023 Kabinet Muz – Brno (CZ)
22.11.2023 Club 007 Strahov – Prague (CZ)
23.11.2023 Cassiopeia – Berlin (DE)
24.11.2023 Hafenklang – Hamburg (DE)
25.11.2023 4AD – Diksmuide (BE)
26.11.2023 GeBAude 9 – Koln (DE)
27.11.2023 P8 – Karlsruhe (DE)
29.11.2023 Effenaar – Eindhoven (NL)
30.11.2023 Le Bulle – Lille (FR)
01.12.2023 Petit Bain – Paris (FR)
02.12.2023 La Poudriere – Belfort (FR)
03.12.2023 Old Capitol-Langenthal (CH)

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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