The Columbus Cooperative proudly presents OM with special guest Wovenhand.
About the artist:
OM are a three piece experimental stoner band originally from San Francisco, California, USA. Formed in 2003, they were initially known for being the first project involving Al Cisneros and Chris Hakius since Sleep's dissolution in 1997. Initially the band formed as a power duo though became a trio from 2009 onward.
While the nucleus of Om's sound is based in stoner metal (With the band's MySpace referring to their sound as simply "(((VIBRATIONS)))" the band draws from a host of influences such as psychedelic rock, Middle Eastern Folk, Dub, Reggae and post-rock among other sounds. The band's lyrics are heavily inspired by spirituality and various forms of religion, namely Eastern Orthodox and Middle Eastern variations.
Since their inception the band has released five studio albums, three live albums and has toured all over the world making appearances at a host of different festivals over the years.