(agradecimentos a Richard Jones da Sheltered Life PR)
Talvez alguns já estejam familiarizados, possivelmente muitos ainda não (e não sabem quanto tempo perderam até agora por não conhecer essa pequena grande maravilha!!), mas o fato é que em 9 de Dezembro de 2016 já sai o quarto volume da “odisséia” chamada “Second Coming of Heavy“, um ambicioso e incrível projeto da grandiosa Ripple Music iniciado em 2015 e que tem como intenção juntar grandes bandas dessa “nova cena” da música pesada em splits invocados, iradíssimos. E agora, será a vez das bandas Red Mesa e Blue Snaggletooth!
Na primeira investida, o heavy blues da Geezer encontrou o stoner rock da Borracho. Na segunda, Supervoid e Red Desert levaram peso monolítico para o encontro. E no vol.3, o arrasto psicodélico da sueca Kingnomad bateu de frente com o stoner porra louca da BoneHawk. E agora, será a vez do Stoner desértico e empoeirado da Red Mesa fazer uma comunhão chapante com o Heavy Metal lisérgico da Blue Snaggletooth, num split de sete faixas que promete mais alguns momentos de delírios e devaneios!
Duas faixas do trabalho já podem ser conferidas no link do Soundcloud: “Cactus Highway” da Red Mesa e “Mystic Waters” da Blue Snaggletooth!
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The return of Ripple Music’s The Second Coming Of Heavy; Chapter IV | New split album from Red Mesa and Blue Snaggletooth
The Second Coming Of Heavy; Chapter IV is released on vinyl on 9th December 2016
Already recognised as one of the world’s leading purveyors of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Stoner, Doom and Heavy Psych, Ripple Music upped the ante in 2015 with the arrival of one of the year’s most ambitious projects, The Second Coming Of Heavy Series.
Serving as an ongoing showcase for some of the best and heaviest bands emerging from the underground, each instalment shines a light on those worthy of your attention. Consisting of one, 12” slab of multicoloured vinyl with full colour sleeves and inserts, the series is designed to be saved and treasured, like a fine anthology of books. So much so when the albums are filed next to each other, the complete collection of aligned spines form a mind-blowing image direct from the underground.
Following on from the series’ first instalment released in 2015 featuring Geezer and Borracho; Chapter II’s split between Supervoid and Red Desert earlier this year and last June’s BoneHawk and Kingnomad offering, the latest instalment brings you brand new music from Albuquerque trio Red Mesa and Ann Arbor quartet Blue Snaggletooth.
RED MESA – Coming at you from yonder, down the mountain atop the deserted mesas of New Mexico, like their name suggests Red Mesa instill a sense of desert haze. Touting a varied psychedelic-stoner sound that begs for maximum volume with a high octane, pedal to the metal attitude, the Albuquerque trio – consisting of vocalist/guitarist Brad Frye, bassist Shawn Wright and drummer Duane Gasper – will take you on a vivid journey. Utilizing elements of doom, punk rock and psychedelic fuzz, Red Mesa are the living embodiment of hard riffing hallucinogens. FACEBOOK BANDCAMP
BLUE SNAGGLETOOTH – If anyone is proving that you can honor hard rock’s past while pumping fresh blood into its future, it’s Blue Snaggletooth. Billing themselves as purveyors of “Psychedelic D&D Rock & Roll,” the Ann Arbor, Michigan quartet combine elements of hard rock, heavy metal, and psychedelia (all pre-1975), and fuse those styles with lyrics inspired by classic sci-fi and fantasy. While the results are likely to please anyone into stoner rock, Blue Snaggletooth have no truck with irony or tongue-in-cheek glances at the past, and instead embrace their classic influences to build a sound that’s physically powerful but with plenty of sinewy groove. OFFICIAL FACEBOOK BANDCAMP
The Second Coming Of Heavy; Chapter IV will get an official vinyl release on 9th December 2016 and is limited to 300 copies in three alternative versions (100 of each) – The Resurrection Edition, The Risen OBI and The Ascension Edition.
1. ‘Cactus Highway’ by Red Mesa
2. ‘Low And Slow’ by Red Mesa
3. ‘Goin’ To The Desert’ by Red Mesa
4. ‘Utopia’ by Red Mesa
5. ‘Sand Witch’ by Blue Snaggletooth
6. ‘Crystal’s Gaze’ by Blue Snaggletooth
7. ‘Mystic Waters’ by Blue Snaggletooth