Four Omaha-based horsemen of the rock apocalypse. Two of them expatriates of Iowa. One, an export from Kansas. A Midwestern convergence. Acataclysmic event–a tornadic force prepared to rip your roof clean off. Add the recording of Matt Bayles, engineer and producer of Isis, Mastodon, Minus The Bear, et al. "Heavy Hands" is like a stew, a bubbling cauldron of secret ingredients, spiced with just a teensy dash of Motorhead, maybe a quarter-teaspoon of Jesus Lizard in the rhythm section, a pinch of something reminiscent of Drive Like Jehu in the leads. Not only does this clearly smell like rock, but it is also a sensorial aphrodisiac. A stew so potent it transports you mystically to the origin of the species. To its primal beginnings. The pounding drums, the slippery sensation of voice sliding against strings – you can’t help but want to pour it all over you.
Be baptized in the broth. The rock broth. Tea-bag it. Tea-bag the broth of rock.