In the Future, JAGAGUWAR
Hairy Canadians with day jobs in mental healthcare mixing stoner Sabbath riffage with psych-folk wig-outs – look away now if the words 16-minute epic mean nothing to you. However, if futuristic but retro songs about witches – that have as much to do with Queens of the Stone Age as they do Jethro Tull and 'Crown of Creation'-era Jefferson Airplane – appeal, then Black Mountain might just be your new favourite band. At its best, this is nothing short of ready-made classics for the Guitar Hero generation. At worst, this is Emerson, Lake and Palmer encoring with an endless cover version of "Freebird".
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Sabina Altynbekova, the girl branded 'too good looking' for volleyball, says social media obsession with her is a 'bit much'
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 'Women should not laugh in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech
- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
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