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Boomkat Product Review:
Doom, sludge, stoner metal - whatever you want to call it the hipster vote is in, it rocks, slowly. Yep it's that strain of metal that it's okay to like, it's not so close to the make-up and big hair that put everyone off in the first place and it's a far cry away from the kid-friendly rap-rock of the late 90s, so we can all stick on a one hour long drone and zone out to our hearts content. To be honest I can't see how the world has really gone mad for this stuff, it's not exactly the most obvious of music to sell - I mean, I love it, but I'm easier to please than the majority and if someone had told me five years ago that people would be happy to sit through a two hour Sunn o))) gig and then give rapturous applause at the end I would have laughed in their face. Maybe contrary to popular belief we ware becoming more patient, maybe our attention spans are increasing? I doubt it, but whatever the reasons for this global anomalie, I feel spoiled when releases like this drop into my lap. Essentially a mini album, this is the first release from Atlanta based doom-crew Zoroaster and shows off pretty early on that they have a good grasp of making their guitars sound like treacle dripping from the Empire State Building. The introductory piece 'Mons Venus' is the band's attempt at some 'real' rock, but very soon we witness a very convincing Earth impression on the seven minute 'Honey and Salt', a trudge through the annals of slow doom. Best accompanied by a herbal pipe and a soft pillow, Zoroaster's debut mini album shows that they've got what it takes to hang with the big boys, now we've just got to wait for their imminent full length for our next fix... Recommended.