Sixty Watt Shaman is an American heavy metal band originally based out of Baltimore, Maryland. The genre of music they are often associated with is stoner rock or stoner metal. They formed in 1996 and recorded and released their first studio album in 1998. The band last recorded in 2002 and last toured in late 2002 and early 2003. They are active on MySpace and have made reunion appearances including a festival event April 28, 2007 at the Ottobar in Baltimore, Maryland. They are widely regarded as innovators in their musical genre with the "Sixty Watt" sound, and were both imitated and replicated by peers and bands who followed in their footsteps.