Eight Gigs: Battle Hag

Thu., March 23, 8 p.m., Starlite Lounge, $7-$10

Photo courtesy of Vinnie Guidera

1517 21st Street, https://battlehag.bandcamp.com.

Battle Hag keeps stomping its way through Sacramento bills, crushing audiences and overloading fog machines everywhere it treads. The local masters of shamanic doom recently wrapped up a debut record over at Earth Tone Studios, and while this set isn’t necessarily to celebrate that, there’s no harm in buying a few extra beers in hyped anticipation of the hypnotic heaviness to come. Bay Area doom freaks Tvsk and Owain, all the way from Tijuana, play as well, along with the local fuzzmeisters in Chrome Ghost.