Santa Cruz Considers Decriminalizing 'Magic Mushrooms'The Santa Cruz City Council is moving forward with plans to decriminalize the use of psychedelic mushrooms.
Oakland Club Hosts Two-Day Psych FestThe Uptown in Oakland hosts a two-day marathon of psychedelic, garage and stoner rock bands this weekend when Holiday On The Moon gathers over two dozen acts including Dead Meadow, Spindrift, the Spiral Electric, Down Dirty Shake and more.
Psychedelic Drone Revivalists Play Hometown ShowOne of the leading players in the Bay Area's revival of psychedelic sounds that emerged in the wake of Comets on Fire and Six Organs of Admittance in the late '90s, Wooden Shjips play their first San Francisco show in several years at Slim's Friday.
Japanese Psych Powerhouse Returns To San FranciscoDealing out mind-altering sounds for over two decades, Japanese experimental rock outfit Acid Mothers Temple brings its other worldly live show to the Chapel in San Francisco Sunday night.
Explosive Psych Power Trio Celebrates New Album In Santa CruzPopular psych power trio Earthless brings its seismic extended guitar jams and a batch of new tunes from their Nuclear Blast Records debut 'Black Heaven' to the Catalyst Atrium in Santa Cruz Monday night.
CBS SF Talks To Earthless Guitarist Isaiah MitchellEarthless guitarist Isaiah Mitchell talks about about what inspired the psychedelic hard-rock trio while writing songs for the band's new album 'Black Heaven' and their upcoming tour with fellow psych wayfarers, rising Japanese band Kikagaku Moyo.
Psychedelic Drug Banned In The U.S. May Help Battle AddictionA potential treatment for addiction: a psychedelic derived from the bark of an African scrub. The shrub is iboga. The treatment is ibogaine.
'Magic Mushroom' Trip May Provide Cancer Patients Medical, Psychological BoostTwo new studies suggest psychedelic mushrooms may be key to helping ease anxiety and depression for cancer patients.
Martin Scorsese To Produce Grateful Dead Documentary For 50th AnniversaryThe acclaimed director is teaming up w/ noted documentarian Amir Bar-Lev to mark a half-century since the group first formed...
Parents Warned After Mountain View Student Overdoses On New Psychedelic Street DrugParents of students at a South Bay high school have been warned about a newly-discovered psychedelic drug after one student overdosed on it and was hospitalized this week.