Hailing from Germany The Roaring 420s are playing a wild melange of psychedelia and surf music with nods to Krautrock, Folk and Eastern music. They are a notorious live band and have extensively toured through Europe in the past two years, sharing the stage with bands like the Blank Tapes, Strange Boys or White Fence.
Their debut LP „What is Psych?“ has been released on Stoned Karma Records in 2014 and has has delighted critics and followers. The Roaring 420s went on to found their own label It’s a Gas! Records and released their second album „You Can’t Get Out Alive“ in 2015 which was produced by Jorge Muñoz-Cobo Gonzalez (Holly Golightly, Boogarins, Golden Animals etc.) Additionally they have put out singles, split EPs and contributed to compilations on Levitation Records, Melotron Recordings, Celluloid Gurus, Trip In Time and many more. The Roaring 420s will be on tour in the US from January through March 2016.
“a wholesome and hedonistic twist merging the normally culturally constipated psych purists into fun loving party machines”
Far Out Magazine, UK
“Enjoyable slice of garage/surf from Dresden”
The Active Listener, NZ
“These Germans love reverb and sitars, pulling off an album that could be mistaken for a long lost underground record. Time travel will never happen, but these songs come pretty damn close”
Here Comes The Flood, NL