donderdag 2 mei 2013

Kadavar – Abra Kadavar

Kadavar – Abra Kadavar
Nuclear Blast – 2013
Rock, Hard, Seventies, Stoner
Rated: ****

Kadavar was one of the revelations on Roadburn 2013. We already knew the German trio ofcourse but had not had the pleasure of seeing them live. Their first self-titled record released last year was already a engaging trip down towards the seventies and made it all the way to the Number 2 position of the Stoner HiVe top 20; but for some reason could not entertain as long as some of the others that came before. The songs sort of melted into each other after a few listens. And their new record Abra Kadavar still seems to have a little of that same problem although not as much as their debut. But even so, it’s still grade A and unpolished psychedelic stoner and hardrock that grooves and relentlessly charges ahead. Add to this a high pitched villainous vocalist, a true animal on drums and the sound of blood, sweat and tears right through their lo-fi production and you have a damn great expressive record! It’s atavistic rock ‘n roll in all it’s simplicity and that’s exactly why we like it! And above all: Kadavar is one hell of a monster once on stage!

(Written by JK)

1 opmerking:

  1. Awesome band! Awesome record! And awesome live monster! Stop and dig Kadavar!