Album of the day: Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats – Blood Lust

Lovingly pinched from Chybucca Sounds: Doom glorious doom: A sub-genre of metal that has continued to evolve, since its humble beginnings in the industrial heartland of late-60s Aston.

In fact, the doom dynasty has not only evolved, but it has diversified too; as ‘death doom’ and ‘sludge’ has moved the genre further away from its traditional bluesy roots – ‘stoner doom’ to you and I. Nestled in a small corner of Britain – The Acid Coven to be precise – is a mysterious trio, who haven’t forgot about the paranoid darkness of Sabbath; or the black magic that engulfs Tony Iommi’s spellbinding jams.

Christened Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, Blood Lust bludgeons the listener in a slow, hallucinatory fashion, while maintaining its recognisable heaviness – ‘cosmic doom’ for want of a better description. In a typically cryptic manner, ‘I’ll Cut You Down’ opens with sinister thoughts, before bursting into a constant, plodding riff, as one half of the Deadbeats sinks into a satanic ritual; announcing that she ‘wants you’ and ‘needs you’ before she ‘cuts you down’.

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3 Responses to “Album of the day: Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats – Blood Lust”

  1. Bill Goodman says:

    Yeah, this is a great album!

  2. RAY ROSE says:


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