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At the Drive-In cancelled DC last night, playing NYC Friday; Gone Is Gone cancel NYC/DC shows, have a new song
At the Drive-In cancelled DC last night, playing NYC Friday; Gone Is Gone cancel NYC/DC shows, have a new song
At the Drive-In had to cancel last night's DC show due to Cedric's illness. Let's hope he's okay for this Friday's NYC show. Also, ATDI/Mastodon/QOTSA offshoot Gone Is Gone had to cancel their NYC/DC shows, and they released a third song off their debut EP.
Gone is Gone (Mastodon, ATDI, QOTSA) share “Violescent,” detail debut EP
Gone is Gone (Mastodon, ATDI, QOTSA) share “Violescent,” detail debut EP
The new track "Violescent" is a crunchy, groovy sludge metal piece with a melodic bent that actually sounds like a convincing hybrid of the three famous bands whose members constitute this thing. Hajjar's drumming is somehow driving and stuttering at the same time, Van Leeuwen's guitar playing has the sleazy edge of the later QOTSA albums that he contributed to, and Sanders' meaty vocals lend the howling, seething quality of some of Mastodon's better work...
Mastodon, At the Drive-In & Queens of the Stone Age members form Gone Is Gone (listen to a clip)
Mastodon, At the Drive-In & Queens of the Stone Age members form Gone Is Gone (listen to a clip)
In addition to sitting behind the throne for the At the Drive-In reunion, ATDI drummer Tony Hajjar is now manning the skins for a new band called Gone Is Gone with a very impressive lineup that includes Mastodon bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders and Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwe. There's also guitarist Mike Zarin, who worked with Van Leeuwen on the new Sweethead album...