There is something quite mighty going on Italy.
The Italian label Argonauta records are releasing the local doom metal and dark metal bands who have starting releasing these amazing tripped out psychedelic records. In Italy there is whole seen of feedback drenched, slow riffed, stoner rock metal gurus of which Bantoriak are typical of the form. There are black metal bands with sitars and stoner rock bands who sound REALLY stoned.
Check out the latest video from Bantoriak here