Powertrip is a studio album by Monster Magnet, released on June 16, 1998. The album was a big success for the band, which launched them into the mainstream due largely to the hit single, "Space Lord". Other hit songs on the album include "Powertrip", "Temple of Your Dreams", and "See You in Hell". The album was certified gold by the RIAA on January 25, 1999.Music videos were made for the songs "Space Lord", "Powertrip", and "See You In Hell".
After the Dopes to Infinity tour, Dave Wyndorf flew to Las Vegas to work on the group's next album. He got a hotel room 10 miles out of the city, where he would write one song a day for 21 days. Most of the songs were based on the themes of Vegas, such as naked women and people losing their money. "See You In Hell" in particular, was written after an experience Wyndorf had on a bus ride from New York City, to his hometown of Red Bank, NJ. A hippie explained that he and his wife had killed their baby, and buried it in the New Jersey Mea