The RMR crew very rarely issue a full review for an EP. There are exceptions of course, but those are few and far between. A feat that the US-based multi-instrumentalist Rick Lambert of Empty Trail pulled off with his earlier 2014 record Hollow Hearted. And deservedly so, rugged quality and all. This of course kept us interested in more rocky delights from this specific neck of the woods. And – lo and behold – here we are with new material ready to be reviewed.
Now, all things evolve and so does Empty Trail. It is only in 2016 that the band released the début full length album Bare. The band still boasts this slightly Stoner-esque and – I daresay – grunge-infused brand of hot, sunshine-bleached desert rock. A cocktail served with just enough of a swagger to keep the interest levels up, order another beer and enjoy the tune whilst looking out over the reddish mesa. [...]