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Interview With Intronaut

Despite a number of fantastic releases in a genre that is becoming dangerously oversaturated, stoner/sludge band Intronaut haven’t exactly made a household name for themselves. Until recently that is. After sharing the stage with prog metal royalty such as Mastodon and Cynic (to name a few) and releasing their new critically acclaimed album into the world, Intronaut is becoming a band that you can’t ignore. I had the opportunity to talk to Vocalist/Guitarist Sacha Dunable about the music industry, embarassing road stories and all things Valley of Smoke. Continue reading


Intronaut – Valley Of Smoke

In the slipstream of Down and Mastodon sludge metal is getting popular nowadays. Bands like Kylesa, Baroness and Black Tusk quickly followed each other. Los Angeles based Intronaut is another leaf on the great sludge tree, but rather an awkward one. They’re heavily influenced by jazz and progressive rock, thus creating a unique sound of their own. Both Void (2006) and Prehistoricisms (2008) are masterpieces in my book, so let’s see whether their new album, Valley Of Smoke, can hold its own against his illustrious predecessors. Continue reading

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