Sweden’s band of blood drunkards Salem Pot return to consecrate their union with the LA based label RidingEasy Records with a follow up to last year’s Watch Me Kill You.
Following in the footsteps of astral concept albums of the 1970s, over three tracks of sprawling heavy psychedelia …lurar ut dig på prärien offers the listener little chance of escape. Summoning the writhing sounds of demon fuzz and distant death knells the opening swell of ‘Creep Purple’, a 14 minute purge of lo-fi garage metal riffs and lysergic comedown finds Salem’s Pot setting out their stall from which to peddle the darkest of doom.
Loose, low slung and inspired by the legends of Sabbath and the extended jams of Hawkwind ‘Dr Death’ and the pounding ‘Nothing Hell’ complete the unholy trinity of tracks replete with lyrics that propel the listener into worlds unknown. Atmospheric realms populated with weed and witches in a reality as miserable and malevolent as it mind-bending and majestic.
Mentor Mike – Organ, Cult Leader Nateonomicon – Guitar, Accordion, Howls Pre-historic Pete – Bass, Howls
The Eagle – Drums, Percussion, Shruti-box