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The lyrics of the song Urethane 1997

Like so with gasoline
On more we ever been
Went back another day
Off the road, we never made
Mola sinning until before
Between the lines, reading more
Across the field with little known
It's what they said get in it and go!

The best way to describe the music and the style of Fu Manchu, pioneer’s of Stoner scene alongside Kyuss and Brant Bjork

Created by: Blackcrowe | 06.05.2023

1. Fu Manchu - Daredevil
1995 Closer to The Action is Go Dare Devil goes on Black Sabbath riffing style. This album features the "classic" Fu Manchu line-up of Scott Hill, Brad Davis, Ruben Romano, and Eddie Glass.
2. Fu Manchu - In Search Of...
1995 The first 5 Records of the band are very close in terms of riffing and style remains a lot of Black Sabbath early years This was the last album to feature Ruben Romano and Eddie Glass. Shortly after its release, the pair left and formed the band Nebula.
3. Fu Manchu - The Action Is Go
1997 Their greatest work. The record features new drummer Brant Bjork (Kyuss) and new lead guitarist Bob Balch, replacing Eddie Glass and Ruben Romano, who left to form the band Nebula. The album demonstrates the band's "punk energy, classic rock drive, psychedelic crunch, and heavy-ass grind all at once.
4. Fu Manchu - King Of The Road
1999 It was recorded live in the studio, where the band experimented with fuzz pedal tones. The band sounds like Black Sabbath, King of the Road contains a cover of Devo's "Freedom of Choice", which was praised by Mark Mothersbaugh.
5. Fu Manchu - Clone Of The Universe
2018 The album features a guest appearance by Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson on its closing track, the 18-minute mostly instrumental "Il Mostro Atomico."
6. Fu Manchu - Gigantoid
2014 The album features "a slightly more primitive, raw and ultra fuzzed-out sound" than previous releases.
7. Fu Manchu - No One Rides For Free
1994 debut album. This is the only record with Mark Abshire on bass guitar; he was replaced by Brad Davis. Mark Abshire later teamed up with Eddie Glass and Ruben Romano to form the power trio Nebula.
8. Fu Manchu - Eatin' Dust
1999 Godzilla's/Eatin' Dust (alternatively titled (Godzilla's) Eatin' Dust or simply Eatin' Dust) The album combines what were originally two limited 10" releases: "Godzilla" (1997) and "Eatin' Dust" (1999) Godzilla's/Eatin' Dust was the second album for new members Brant Bjork and Bob Balch, who replaced Ruben Romano and Eddie Glass in 1997. Josh Homme of Kyuss and Queens of the Stone Age played lead guitar in place of Bob Balch (under the alias of Mike Coopersmith), additional percussion and produced the three-track "Godzilla" session. The rest of the album features the band's normal lineup.
9. Fu Manchu - California Crossing
2001 The band pushed the vocals higher in the mix for the album, worked on backing vocals, and tried to keep most of the tracks around three minutes. Circle Jerks singer Keith Morris provides vocals on "Bultaco". Drummer Brant Bjork departed the band after the recording of the album.
10. Fu Manchu - Start The Machine
2004 This is the first studio album featuring new drummer Scott Reeder.
11. Fu Manchu - We Must Obey
2007 great record well produced and features a cover of the Cars' "Moving in Stereo."
12. Fu Manchu - Signs Of Infinite Power
2009 Not their best record

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