Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The Day After The Sabbath 14 compilation

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TDATS 14, another primordial concoction from the lost land of the rock dinosaurs. This one kicks off with the purplish hard prog of I Drive, a mainly english band who played and recorded in Germany. Bubble Puppy enters the frey with with some of the hardest riffing 60s psych there was, Riders Of The Mark is even older than that and while not heavy in the same sense, it has that oninous foreboding feeling that metal would use later on. Colosseum displays infectious groove that would be sampled by Fatboy Slim years later. Track 12 is the customary cover, this time sludge-punks Killdozer's 1989 cover of a James Gang classic. Canadian Neil Merryweather (also a founder of Mama Lion, on TDATS XI) finishes up with the entertaining mix of glam, metal, space rock and prog that he would make his own on his 'Space Ranger' and 'Kryptonite' albums.

01. I Drive - Down Down Down - 1972
02. Bubble Puppy - Hot Smoke and Sassafras - 1969
03. Starz - Boys In Action - 1976
04. Riders Of The Mark - The Electronic Insides... - 1967
05. Colosseum - The Kettle - 1969
06. Neon Rose - Waiting For The Train - 1974
07. Asoka - Psykfoni For Ekogitarr Och Poporkester - 1971
08. Stud - Woman Like You - 1975
09. Hustler - Midnight Seducer - 1974
10. Solid Ground - Tell Me - 1976
11. Paris - Breathless - 1975
12. Killdozer - Funk #49 (James Gang cover) - 1989
13. Neil Merryweather - Sole Surviver - 1974

Thanks for listening!


  1. Looks great, with the I Drive and Neon Rose.

    I've loved "Electronic Insides and Metal Complexion That Make Up Herr Doktor Krieg" since Heavy Psych Man posted it years ago. So bizarre, and it IS pretty heavy, in a motorik-Hawkwind-krautrock way.

    Also love Bubble Puppy, and am biased to them as they are Texas natives.

    Thanks for another great comp, looking forward to seeing it on Sr.com when the forums are back up!

  2. Cheers zisch, yeah I am rather missing sr.com, at least it's coming back though, it's my longest-joined forum, been on there for almost 10 years....I just finished TDATS 15 and 16, hope you like 14, still lots more places to look, love doing it. Get your ass in gear and make some more :)

  3. I do need to churn somethin' out! I'll need to listen to a ton of new albums, though, so it'll take time. Metalhead Jay should do his late 70's heavy comp.