Monday, April 10, 2017

Mothership - High Strangeness


Monday, New Week, time to introduce "Record Of The Week"

"High Strangeness" is the third full-length album by the Texas, Dallas trio MOTHERSHIP. The album was released March 17th.


"High Strangeness" is a solid release from the guys where they deliver a record with an seasoned sound, great melodies, heavy riffing and very good vocals. Atmospheric stoner rock is mixed up with dusty sand boogie psychedelia and melodic riffing like the opening tune and the title track. "Ride The Sun" have a more classic upbeat sounding, excellent guitar tripping and great vocals. "Midnight Express" is a more heavier piece with driven fuzzy riffs, sounds almost like MASTODON meets KISS. "Crown Of Lies" is a old school rocker with galloping riffs (hello HEART) and a guitar driven midpart that is very melodic. "Helter Skelter" reminds of old HAWKWIND, an 70's hard rocker. "Eternal Trip" is a peaceful instrumental tune, the album ballad that hovering over the other tunes and stands out. "Wise Man", dirty riffs with a light BLACK SABBATH and ALLMAN BROTHERS touch but in more old school metal way. The album ends with the upbeat fuzzed out rocker "Speed Dealer" that breads KYUSS, a great ending tune.

A beautiful Vinyl version

Sum: "High Strangeness" is a solid album that anyone that like fresh 70's style of rock should not miss this!

Today's tune "Wise Man" taken from "High Strangeness", enjoy!


Upcoming Tourdates:

04/13/17 Indianapolis, IN 5th Quarter Lounge, US
04/14/17 Cincinnati, OH Northside Tavern, US *
04/15/17 Detroit, MI Cork Town Tavern, US **
04/16/17 Cleveland, OH Agora Ballroom, US
04/18/17 Pittsburgh, PA Brillobox, US
04/19/17 Brooklyn, NY Saint Vitus, Canada ^^^^
04/20/17 Philadelphia, PA Kung Fu Necktie, US
04/21/17 Providence, RI Firehouse 13, US
04/22/17 Harrisburg, PA Blue Moose, US
04/23/17 Frederick, MD Guido’s Speakeasy, US
04/25/17 Baltimore, MD Joe Squared, US
04/26/17 Charlotte, NC Snug Harbor, US ?+
04/27/17 Wilmington, NC Reggies, US
04/28/17 Raleigh, NC The Maywood, US ++
04/29/17 Richmond, VA Strange Matter, US ***
04/30/17 Knoxville, TN Open Chord, US
05/02/17 Atlanta, GA Drunken Unicorn, US
05/03/17 Athens, GA Caledonia, US
05/04/17 Nashville, Sweetwater, US
05/05/17 St. Louis, Fubar, US
05/06/17 Dubuque, Vintage Torque Fest 2017, US
06/17/17 Siegen, Freak Valley Festival 2017, Germany
06/18/17 Berlin, Badehaus, Germany ^
06/19/17 Hamburg, Hafenklang, Germany ^
06/21/17 Landgraaf, Oefenbunker, Netherlands
06/22/17 Utrecht, dB’s, Netherlands
06/23/17 Brussels, Magasin 4, Belgium
06/24/17 Bourlon, Rock In Bourlon 2017, France
06/25/17 Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms, United Kingdom ^^
06/26/17 Coventry, The Phoenix, United Kingdom ^^
06/27/17 Manchester, Factory, United Kingdom ^^
06/28/17 Edinburgh, Bannermans, United Kingdom ^^
06/29/17 Cardiff, Fuel, United Kingdom ^^
06/30/17 Bournemouth, UK The Anvil, United Kingdom ^^
07/01/17 London, The Black Heart, United Kingdom ^^
07/03/17 Paris, Le Glazart, France ^^^
07/04/17 Nantes, Le Scene Michelet, France
07/06/17 Barcelona, Rocksound, Spain
07/07/17 Turin, Blah Blah, Italy
07/08/17 Povegliano Veronese, Art Pollution Festival 2017, Italy
07/09/17 Parma, App Colombofili, Italy
07/10/17 Zerobranco, Altroquando, Italy
07/11/17 Vienna, Arena, Austria
07/12/17 Nuremberg, MUZclub, Germany
07/13/17 Munich, Feierwerk, Germany
07/14/17 Erfurt, Stoned From The Underground Festival, Germany
07/29/17 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall, US ****
08/19/17 Las Vegas, NV Psycho Las Vegas 2017, US


* w/ ELECTRIC CITIZEN
** w/ THE MUGGS & BISON MACHINE
*** w/ HORISONT & DIRTY STREETS
**** w/ BLUE OYSTER CULT
^ w/ YAWNING MAN
^^ w/ POSEIDON
^^^ w/ EGYPT
^^^^ w/ TOWER
+ w/ GREEN FIEND
++ w/ FREEDOM HAWK

More info @

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