"STOP SAFELY NOW"

October 27, 2023

We're thrilled to announce the release of our new studio album "Stop Safely Now". This is our first ever full-length studio album, and our first studio effort in over 11 years.

"Stop Safely Now" delivers a sonic journey that bends through space and time, exploring themes inspired by the band's cosmic namesake.

More about the band,...
Formed in 2010 during the legendary Monday jam nights at Crosstown Station, Supermassive Black Holes comprises four extraordinary individuals: Alexis Barclay (bass guitar), John Johnson (electric & acoustic guitar, synthesizer, kazoo), Matt Davis (drums, piano), and Chad Brothers (electric & acoustic guitar). Their unique chemistry, honed over 13 years of collaboration, pushes the boundaries of sonic expression, creating a listening experience that transcends genres. They've been described as a stoner rock lounge act or punk rock jam band. Their musical style is rich with electric guitar, rock-steady bass and powerful drums, and draws comparisons to bands like My Morning Jacket, Ween, Guided by Voices, and The Stone Roses.

The new album is a guitar-driven indie rock masterpiece, characterized by complex compositions, multi-part harmonies, and infused with hints of improv that often bloom into the centerpieces of their live performances. The album's themes draw inspiration from the band's name, exploring concepts of lines bending around space and time. It's a sonic journey that invites listeners to transcend conventional boundaries and explore deep realms of sound.

"Stop Safely Now" is available for purchase on CD and digitally on this website, and across all major streaming platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and BandCamp. There are also plans for a double vinyl album release in 2024.

Upcoming Live Shows

Date Event Location
Clinton, MO | Private Event Clinton, MO Clinton, MO
 —  — Lawrence, KS | Replay Lounge Replay Lounge, Lawrence, KS Replay Lounge, Lawrence, KS
Weston, MO | O'Malley's Pub O'Malley's Pub, Weston, MO O'Malley's Pub, Weston, MO
Weston, MO | O'Malley's Pub O'Malley's Pub, Weston, MO O'Malley's Pub, Weston, MO
Kansas City, MO | Boulevardia Boulevardia , Kansas City, MO Boulevardia , Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO | Margaret's Birthday Party!! Tower Tavern, Kansas City, MO Tower Tavern, Kansas City, MO
Eureka Springs, AR | Chelsea's Chelsea's Corner Cafe & Bar, Eureka Springs, AR Chelsea's Corner Cafe & Bar, Eureka Springs, AR
Kansas City, MO | Theis Park Kansas City, MO Kansas City, MO
Lawrence, KS | The Bottleneck The Bottleneck, Lawrence, KS The Bottleneck, Lawrence, KS
Kansas City, MO | Vinyl Release Party at The Brick The Brick, Kansas City, MO The Brick, Kansas City, MO
 —  — Independence, MO | 1st Saturday Car Cruise Merchant Square, Independence, MO Merchant Square, Independence, MO

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