The best psychedelic albums, both sonically and spiritually, are guaranteed to take your head to places it never went before.
Released in 1971, ‘Banana Moon’, the debut album by Gong mainman Daevid Allen, took nothing seriously and attracted high-profile fans such as David Bowie.
Psychedelically anti-psychedelic, Frank Zappa forged an inimitable path in the 60s, with a series of albums that laid the template for a fearless career.
An innovation of the psychedelic era, putting backwards messages into songs became de rigueur for metal acts in the 80s. But which of these really existed?