Hell Preachers Inc. - Supreme Psychedelic Underground
Label: Europa - E 356 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock • Style: Psychedelic Rock
Lifting a cue from the daring dabblings of Yes and Deep Purple, but presented in a rather kitschy fashion, the Ugly Custard clearly aped the flashy progressive rock of the times. Some of the stuff is absolutely nightmarish and cheesy, not to mention self-indulgent and bombastic, but admittedly fun and highly inventive as well.
Crank the volume to maximum effects and dig it! They are the german band Bokaj Retsiem in disguise. We will do a longer article about them and will try to find the Hell Preachers Inc.
- Supreme Psychedelic Underground members of the band, cos one of our readers just confirmed he knew them personaly. Here is part of the sleeve notes for Whats Up Now - Various - Hustlin Pays cd.
This album has acquired a certain notoriety since its appearance inon account of a stubborn rumor that it's the work of three members of the young Deep Purple.
The sound is indeed similar to that on their contemporaneous Shades Of Deep Purple album. But it's highly unlikely that they were involved here. Europa was a budget label based in Germany, and specialized in cash-in releases. So it's probably the work of continental session players. Hope this helps. Oh yeah, spacefreak is right, the pobrable line-up of Hell Preachers Inc.
Bought the original vinyl Hell Preachers Inc. - Supreme Psychedelic Underground on an exchange visit to West Germany insubsequently lost Your email address will not be published. Uncategorized Hell Preachers Inc. Hell Preachers Inc. Long ago and far away, in a world that existed before digital domination, fly by night imprints tapped producers and studio musicians to spit out albums mirroring the popular sounds of the day. The sole goal was, to of course make money, not an artistic statement.
But a fair number of these exploitation efforts were astonishingly good, particularly those born during the psychedelic era. The crafty faces behind such ventures naturally remained nameless, as no credits ever appeared on the record sleeves.
But the so-called bands were christened, sporting handles that were downright silly or strange. Traces of Iron Butterfly, When Love Comes Home Tonight - Ferlin Husky - Ferlin Husky Floyd and Steppenwolf can also be detected, but employed in a far weirder and wackier context if you can imagine that.
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