Prepare Your Brain for Submission !
The follow-up release to last years self-titled debut E.P. by the band Slowbot, “Pacifier For The Mind“, is now available on Bandcamp.com and is another slickly self-produced, home recorded E.P. from this Paris-based Stoner Rock outfit.
How is the sound ?
From the first second, this record gives the listener a hard rock sound that grabs your attention and has enough subtle differences within each track to ably highlight the band’s superb musicianship.
Catchy fuzzy riffs, rasping vocals and face melting guitar solos are all held together with a slamming bass and high energy drumming.
The stand-out track for me is “Massive Suicide Machine“ which showcases all of the band’s talents within a meaty 7 mins 15 secs; culminating in a near 3 mins long instrumental of trippy, psych lead guitar playing over an infectious hook and building to a crescendo of machine gun drumming before fading out.
The record has a certain live feel to it and it’s easy to close your eyes and transport yourself off to a hot and sweaty packed venue, with the mosh pit in chaos and the rest of the crowd head-nodding furiously along in a rocked out frenzy.
Seemingly influenced by various rock styles it’s fairly hard to definitively pigeon-hole this band into a single genre, but if Slowbot continue producing music of this calibre they will soon be in a class all of their own.
Why is this album worth listening ?
- Heavy rock groove throughout
- Strong vocal performance
- 5 tracks and over 25 minutes of great music
In what situation you should listen to this album ?
Had a hard day? Put this on and feel instantly uplifted, I defy you to be able to stay still whilst listening to this record.
Something Particular to Note
Name your price on Bandcamp, you can’t get better value than that!
Massive Suicide Mission
For Fans Of
Planet of Zeus, Clutch, Mos Generator
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