Become Seduced from the Temple of Doom & Heavy Fuzz !
This review might be a bit late for Heavy Temple’s latest album Chassit, but better late than never. Rip-roaring out of the hustling bustling blue-collar streets of Philadelphia, PA. emerges a trio of heavy, who blast off a doom-fuzz invasion. High Priestess Nighthawk is spirited rage by way of five string bass and vocals, Arch Bishop Barghest adrenalized colossal shred by means of guitar, and SirenTempestas seduces virtuous wild beats on the skins.
Everyone might want to start paying attention to the Philly scene. The stoner sound is rising from hell’s ashes and setting fire to every stage along the way. Heavy Temple are one of the bands leading by example. They’re echoing a massive assault of Sabbathian overtones, layered with immense retro effusion. Stop, listen, and join the cult — it’s happening.
How is the sound?
Slow, deep roaring doom is layered throughout Chassit. The album consists of four meaty songs which strike eardrums quickly.
“Key and Bone” gently slithers into climactic heaviness. Massive riffs, majestic drum beats, hammering bass and vocals; this a killer song!
“Ursa Machina” teases feedback fuzz, unravelling beautiful mortal coil like a yoyo. The doom hangs our ears on by skeletal and panoramic rhythm. Death by shredding retro leads, along with prodigious bass and drum groove.
“Pink Glass” warms the beating heart with hot, sultry deep bass until it rips it out. High Priestess Nighthawk’s voice is intense while she buries the hatchet over and over. Dense, raw and skull crushing fury over and over.
“In the Court of the Bastard King” is a great finisher on this album. It’s a multi-faceted super fuzzed out rocker. Doomy thick stoner grooves. Sabbathy head-nodding rhythm. Subterranean bass thunder, over heart-beating drums, and cosmic earthless guitar riffs. This song pulls us in and finishes us off with an immense magnitude of ethereal attitude and mournful tones.
Chassit is a short and sweet doom-psych rocker. Molten lava oozing into oceanic sonic sound bleeds from this album. It’s heavy and to the point!
Why is this album worth listening to?
- Mountainous riffs
- Doomonic beats
- Sultrious voice
In what situation you should listen to this album?
- When you’re ready to die and go to hell.
Something particular to note?
Hailed by many as one of this year’s top acts at Psycho Las Vegas (2017).
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