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Drone metal specialists from Los Angeles, California, USA, formed by Stephen OMalley (guitar) and Greg Anderson (guitar) in the late 90s as an outlet from their other musical projects, which include Burning Witch and Khanate (OMalley) and Goatsnake (Anderson). The duo had first worked together in Thorrs Hammer and the early line-up of Burning Witch, and originally formed Sun O))) to pay homage to drone rock pioneers Earth. The unusual moniker of their new band was based on the logo used by Sunn Amps on their range of amplifiers.
Sunn O))) have released the majority of their work on OMalley and Andersons Southern Lord Records label, with notable exceptions including 1998s limited-edition debut The Grimmrobe Demos (Hydra Head) and the 2000 follow-up ØØ Void (Rise Above). Their early sound featured wave upon wave of down-tuned guitars and heavily distorted bass, creating a truly impressive (and...