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Monster Truck

Your New Favourite Artist: Monster Truck

by Andrew Tijs on November 9, 2011

in News

Canadian stoner rock goofballs Monster Truck present their second EP, with guest vocals from Alexisonfire’s George Pettit.

Monster Truck

Monster Truck

Oddly enough, we discovered Monster Truck in an email with the exact line: “Your new favourite band”. And they ain’t wrong.

The four Ontario musicians were diligently working on their “more serious bands”: rockers The Reason and the rootsy, punky Saint Alvia.

But when you’ve got a name (and a sound) like Monster Truck, why not give it a  shot.

That sound on their second half-length ‘The Brown EP’ is a rousing, groove-laden, classic rock rifferama, with a tasty edge of punk and smoke-haze psych.

It’s perfect for the leather vest and longhair crowd. For anyone who was ever a biker, or secretly wanted to be one.

They even roped in George Pettit, from Canadian post-hardcore legends Alexisonfire, to apply his ragged vocal chords to the song ‘Sworded Beest’.

The EP is available on iTunes now, but you can sample some of the head-banging magic of Monster Truck below.

For fans of: Zeppelin, Wolfmother, Fu Manchu, Deep Purple.

Sworded Beest (feat. George Pettit) by Monster Truck

 

Seven Seas Blues by Monster Truck

 

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