Chicago, IL based psychedelic rock/doom act MOUNT SALEM will release their out-of-print“Endless” EP on February, 28th 2014 via Metal Blade Records in Europe. This version of“Endless” will include two brand new tracks, and will be made available on vinyl! Fans can stream the third track on the record, “Lucid,” as well as pre-order the album on CD, vinyl, or digitally now at metalblade.com/mountsalem.
MOUNT SALEM started writing music together in the summer of 2012 and released their first EP, Endless, in the spring of 2013. The band puts a strong emphasis on tone and feeling in both their songs and live performances alike. Most of the band switched from their normal instruments and picked up new ones for this band and the result was much more natural than they had hoped for.
Taking influence from the classics like Black Sabbath and Pentagram, they play loud, heavy rock and roll using all vintage gear. Throwing their own twist of dark and mysterious doom into the music, they invite the listener to step into their sinister realm. The imagery in the lyrics will take you on a ride in which you won’t know whether to be scared or grab a sword and join the battle. “Endless feels like it’s trapped in the nightmarish head-space of a psychic medium on a bad trip” – Mister Growl of MisterGrowl.com
MOUNT SALEM has toured the Midwest, South, and East coasts. Sharing the stage with bands such as Windhand, Weedeater, Bongripper, LO-Pan, Mothership, and Howl, MOUNT SALEM has fit on a wide variety of heavy shows and brings a live act to counter their music.“This is music that creates images, demands attention, and engages all senses.” – Mister Growl of MisterGrowl.com
MOUNT SALEM is:
Emily Kopplin – vocals & organ
Cody Davidson – drums
Mark Hewett – bass
Kyle Morrison – guitars