Welcome to another edition of our Saturday morning playlist. Thing get weird this week as we throw at you a witches’ brew of prog, war metal, pop-punk, acoustic folk, and just about anything else you can think of. We like to keep it interesting around these parts. Take a listen, as always, at the link below.
For your typical stoner/doom band—especially one that’s had a revolving door of bassists over the years—lasting 22 years is some kind of achievement. But for one to really stay relevant and still carry the thunder after that kind of time? That’s a freak of nature. Quality and longevity together is just a rare breed in the genre. But Acid King show that they’re all that and a bag of chips on their new album, Middle of Nowhere, Center of Everywhere. It’s the band’s first full-length since their 2005 crusher, III, so you’d have been well within your rights to start wondering whether we’d ever hear from them again. Well, here they are—back again, and with authority. Continue reading