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Release date: 3 March 2014
Style: Drone doom metal, Psychedelic doom metal


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Benjamin Freeth - sitar
Mike Vest - guitars
Mike Smith (V) - drums
Dave Terry - bass, vocals

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Heavy metal is a strange genre of music. As any devout fan could probably tell you, it's certainly a lot more diverse than the common layperson would be likely to believe, with bands that borrow influences from virtually any other genre you could imagine: Southern rock, electronic jazz, you name it. The Brits in Bong have come to follow along this line of thought quite well in recent years, crafting albums that have made people question what exactly metal is in its current incarnation. Stoner Rock, the group's 2014 effort, is certainly no exception.

published 28.04.2014 | Comments (6)

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Paz - 21.01.2014 at 23:10  

!J.O.O.E.! - 21.01.2014 at 23:31  
  Very nice.
Paz - 05.02.2014 at 16:00  
  Leaked a few days ago.
Zaph - 07.03.2014 at 01:00  
  Too stoned to come up with a better name I guess.
Mr. Doctor - 07.03.2014 at 15:50  
Written by deadone on 07.03.2014 at 02:19

Written by Zaph on 07.03.2014 at 01:00

Too stoned to come up with a better name I guess.

Ha, I had the same thought.

The funny thing is that it's so unoriginal... That nobody used it. There's only one band named Bong in Metal Archives and it's these guys. A meta thing, indeed.
Ag Fox - 09.05.2014 at 22:43  
Rating: 8 Is the art by beksinski?
!J.O.O.E.! - 09.05.2014 at 22:53  
Written by Ag Fox on 09.05.2014 at 22:43

Is the art by beksinski?

Yep, pretty sure it is.
Mr. Doctor - 20.10.2015 at 19:48  
  Good album, but I liked the previous ones more. I really missed the heavy enphasis on the scitar which is found in previous albums. Here not so much so I was left with mostly drone and that's it. Good drone though but if I want a pure kind I might as well go for Earth's debut.

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