Black Mountain’s new album, Wilderness Heart, is being released September 14th of this year. They’ve released the single, “Old Fangs,” (as opposed to Them Crooked Vultures’ “New Fang”), for download per your decision to submit them an email address.
The song is a very cool, very rock n’ roll merging of arena rock Boston style and the surf-drenched slacker tones of Fu Manchu. Anticipation level is pretty high for this one.
Via Jagjaguwar press release:
Black Mountain's third LP, Wilderness Heart, was built on the west coast of America, in part at London Bridge Studios in Seattle with producer Randall Dunn (Boris, Sunn O))), Kinski) and predominantly in Hollywood at Sunset Sound with producer Dave Sardy (Oasis, Wolfmother, LCD Soundsystem).
Each studio's environs and producer had a great impact on what was recorded there - the LA sessions having a free and summery vibe and the ones in Seattle a chillier, more claustrophic feeling.
The new record is packed with succinct rock songs that pulse and pound with startling precision: it pummels you, you ask for more. Wilderness Heart is arguably Black Mountain’s tightest, most concentrated outing, but there’s still plenty of raw rock energy at work. It’s their most metal and most folk oriented record so far. It’s a Black Mountain pop record, which is to say it's nothing like pop at all.
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