Bay Area four-piece the Maze began life as folk rock band Stonehenge before changing both its name and musical direction and releasing the insanely rare Armageddon in 1968. A deservedly desirable masterpiece of dark, heavy psych, Armageddon is waist-deep in slithering bass, swirling, watery, minor-key organ, singeing fuzz guitar, and mournful, reverb-drenched vocals--a record that easily surpasses its promising moniker.
Maze, The