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Slowtorch - Adding Fuel To Fire (cd)

Year : 2007

Label : Blindness Records

Description : One doesn’t usually think of Italy when talking about the Stoner Metal movement, but perhaps they should if more bands like Slowtorch start popping up. These guys fit right in with bands like Cathedral, Zeke, Dozer, Kyuss, Ironboss, Black Label Society, Entombed and Motorhead. I don’t completely like the term  "Stoner" for them as they lean more towards the "Metal", especially in the guitar. Bruno Bassi plays a more Metal style and is really the backbone of the band. There’s also a fair share of double-bass going on and the songs are uptempo which again separates them from the "Doom" style. I personally prefer this side of the "Stoner"  genre. Slowtorch would go over great at a bike ralley like "Sturgis" with songs like "Dirt Track", "Sixwheeler" and "Another One Down". I’d be very surprised if we don’t hear more about this band in the future, hopefully being from Italy will have caused them to be overlooked.

Another One Down 2:40
Dirt Track 2:41
Roadkill 2:44
Sixwheeler 3:18
Rocket To Nebula 3:01
Juggernaut 3:31
Hangman 4:33