Overall this is my favorite type of music. I love the way most ''stoner'' metal acts try and capture the nostalgia of classic rock with their funky artworks and fullfilling song time.
I tried to think of the best three songs to describe the "stoner" genre. These aren't the bible, but rather some defining songs IMO. Hope you take the time to listen:
Kyuss- Demon Cleaner
Electric Wizard- funeralopolis
Feel free to drop tracks from all the mentioned genres or similar.
Another simply outstanding recommendation. I cannot get over how so many of the bands you mention are love at first listen. Every single song is righteous on this one. --Sayre
quote:I didn't like that song thats for sure.
Do you like King Tuff?
quote:Dawg fan you bring up a good point. If you were to trace back the roots of what is now stoner metal. Would it lead you to Black Sabbath??
I consider this the first Stoner Rock tune:
Black Sabbath - Wheels of Confusion
quote:Indeed lots of good tunes. If you go back and look at who has played in the desert sessions that alone should make you want to check it out.
Anyone who has never checked out The Desert Sessions (10 volumes) do it.
The Desert Sessions began in August 1997 at the Rancho De La Luna in Joshua Tree when Homme brought together musicians from the bands Monster Magnet, Goatsnake, earthlings?, Kyuss (his own band, which had split in 1995) and Soundgarden. The ranch is an old house filled to the brim with rare and unique recording equipment and instruments and was owned by Dave Catching and the late Fred Drake. Songs are written "on the spot", and in matters of hours. Many stories have grown around the Sessions. For example, the song "Creosote" from Volumes 9 & 10 was written by Dean Ween and Alain Johannes on the ranch's front porch within four minutes of meeting each other. Similarly, Chris Goss and PJ Harvey wrote the song "There Will Never Be A Better Time" for I See You Hearin' Me after going out onto the porch of the ranch for four minutes with an acoustic guitar; they re-entered the house and recorded the song in one take, the only time the song was ever played by the collective.
quote:Did not, I didn't know the dude was from Dino Jr until my cousin pointed it out(big DinoJr fan)
The same guitarist and singer as Witch if you didn't know.
quote:Once again you are a champion.