Do you like your music on the sludgy, fuzzy, doomy, psych-rocky side of things?
Well, you’re in luck because German behemoth Kadavar who definitely ticks all of those boxes (and then some) are coming our way for what promises to be an absolute face-melter at the Stag and Hunter next year.
The Berlin-based three-piece, featuring Christoph ‘Lupus’ Lindemann (vox/guitar), Christoph “Tiger” Bartelt (drums), and Simon “Dragon” Bouteloup (bass) is widely regarded as being in possession of one of the heaviest live psych-rock experiences on the planet.
AND they will be making a welcome return to Oz in the new year on the back of their recently released fifth studio album And The Dead Travel Fast.
The album is a perilous journey into the land of the dead, a foray into the bleakest corners of our minds. A heavy, slow-paced, throbbing force of guitar, bass and drums, preciously enriched by spooky synths and a brooding narrative.
“Something like this wouldn’t have been possible earlier in our career. Only now do we know each other well enough to pull off something like this,” drummer Tiger said, “We have the feeling we created something new while at the same time having rediscovered our core DNA. Feels damn good.”
Their retro style, incorporating psych, stoner rock, retro rock and doom, has been compared to bands of the 1970s hard rock and metal era such as Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath and they ave even shared stages with the likes of The Scorpions and even Ozzy himself.
Oh yeah, and Tiger also co-wrote the track Wedding with Andrew Stockdale which featured as a secret track on Wolfmother’s fourth record Victorious.
Catch Kadavar at the Stag and Hunter Hotel on Friday 27 March. Get your tickets here.
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