Let’s hop on a time machine. Back to the rocking ’70s, where the groove ran high and times were wild. A different brand of wild, compared to today, mind you. Where scratchy lyrics and lo-fi sounds were all the rage. Then throw in some Southern Rock for good measure. Oh, and break out those jeans, will ya. You know, the ones with them wide tubes and flowers stitched onto them. That groovy enough? Not quite yet, I agree. Because now we will need some substances. Any chemical of that era will do. And loads of cigarettes with bottles of bourbon – lots of bourbon. Now we are ready to burn down this fuzzy road into the sunset where the cacti dwell and the groove lives.
This is where the Swiss rock trio Hey Satan and their self-titled debut album comes in. They feature some sort of stoner-laden Heavy Rock, a brand of no-nonsense, down-to-earth rock’n’roll that will just warm your heart and soul. And the stoner bug really bit them hard. The band filled their disc with a very powerful brand of Stoner and Hard Rock, spurted out through two screaming guitars and honest drum work. No bass, though, ’cause bass is for wusses. Right? [...]