Extreme Underground Music Zine

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Brume/Rooster/Doom Stew Records/2017 CD Review


  BrumeareabandfromOakland,  Californiathatplaysapsychedelicmixtureofstoner,  sludge,  anddoommetalandthisisareviewoftheir2017album"Rooster"  which willbereleasedonJuly15thbyDoomStewRecords.

  Powerfulsoundingbassguitarsstartoffthealbumalongwithsomeheavysludge/doommetalriffingafewsecondslateralongwithadecentamountofdarksoundingmelodiesandatmosphericsynthsarealsousedattimesandafterawhilefemalevocalsmaketheirpresenceknownontherecording.

  Mostofthetracksareverylongandepicinlengthwhilecleanplayingalongwithacousticguitarscanalsobeheardincertainsectionsoftherecordingalongwiththemusicalsomixinginpsychedelicandstonerelementsandwhenguitarsolosandleads areutilizedtheyaredoneinaverydarkyetmelodicfashionandallofthesongssticktoaveryslowmusicaldirection.

  Brumeplaysamusicalstylethat takesdoommetalandmixesitinwiththeheavinessofsludgeandalsoaddinginstonerandpsychedelictouchestocreateasoundoftheirown,  theproductionsoundsveryprofessionalwhilethelyricscoverdarkthemes.

  InmyopinionBrumeareaverygreatsoundingmixture ofpsychedelic,  stoner,  sludge,  and  doommetalandifyouareafanofthosemusicalgenres,  youshouldcheckoutthisband.  RECOMMENDEDTRACKSINCLUDE"GritAndPearls"  and"CallTheSerpent'sBluff".  8outof10. 

Jordan Perkins-Lewis

San Francisco, CA