Black Rainbows Announce New Album Stellar Prophecy Due in April

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Black Rainbows work quickly to follow-up their 2015 outing, Hawkdope (review here). Little more than year after that record surfaced on guitarist/vocalist Gabriele Fiori‘s prolific Heavy Psych Sounds label the Roman trio return with Stellar Prophecy this April, their fifth album overall. The last record pushed them further into psychedelia than they’d gone before, and going by the description Fiori offers below, it seems like that might tie together with the band’s long-established penchant for hard-driving fuzz this time around, but of course, we’ll have to wait until it arrives to find out. Patience has never been my strong suit.

The band will also play this year’s Freak Valley festival in May, by which time the new LP will have been released, and I’d imagine there are more tour dates to come, because these guys never seem to shy away from putting in work in the studio or on the road.

Album details off the PR wire:

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BLACK RAINBOWS – New album “Stellar Prophecy” Out on April 15th via Heavy Psych Sounds

Pre-sales start on February 15th

Italy’s stoner rock torchbearers BLACK RAINBOWS are revealing today the details of their upcoming new album Stellar Prophecy. This new effort from the fuzzy trio follows closely the 2015 release of their fourth full-length “Hawkdope” on Heavy Psych Sounds.

BLACK RAINBOWS’ frontman Gabriele Fiori comments: “Stellar Prophecy is in line with our previous record “Hawkdope” released last year. It’s made of seven songs for a total running time of fourty-four minutes. You’ll be able to enjoy two long suites (“Golden Widow”, “The Travel”), a couple of super fuzzy classics (“Electrify”, “Is Time to Die”), as well as a 70’s-sounding hit (“Woman”). The rest is to be discovered by the listener! We’re very happy with this album and find it very well-balanced: it’s spacey, psyche and blistering… It’s 100% Black Rainbows!”

1. Electrify
2. Woman
3. Golden Widow
4. Evil Snake
5. It’s Time To Die
6. Keep The Secret
7. The Travel

– Artwork by Solo Macello –

Since they formed nine years ago in Roma, Italian trio BLACK RAINBOWS have established themselves as one of the most active fuzz-fueled rock acts in Europe, with four albums, a remarkable handful of EPs (including a split record with L.A.’s space rockers Farflung) and countless tours and festival appearances across the continent.

Blending the drive and swagger of 70’s hard rock with the sun-baked thickness of 90’s stoner rock, BLACK RAINBOWS have managed to create their own sound imprint, that could be described as “Hawkwind, MC-5 and Nebula crashing cars in the middle of the Mojave desert”. Closely following with their highly acclaimed effort Hawkdope, the band is set to deliver another tasty piece of their fuzzy cake with fifth full-length Stellar Prophecy, out on April 15th via Heavy Psych Sounds.

Gabriele Fiori – Guitar & Vocals
Dario Iocca – Bass
Alberto Croce – Drums

Black Rainbows, “The Prophet” official video

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