ROMERO w/ WARSHIP!
Sounds Like: Black Sabbath, Torche, Sleep, The Sword, Queens of the Stone Age
Label: Triceratrax, Grindcore Karaoke
Bio: A clever blend of classic & modern rock & metal sounds, saturated with memorable hooks, monstrous riffs, chest pounding rhythms & irrepressible vocal harmonies. Thick, gigantic layers of guitars complimented by intelligent drumming and an utter wall of earth pummeling bass. ROMERO is considered i...See Full Bio
“Take the Potion would be a pretty decent record if it wrapped up with its third-to-last track “Distraction Tree”. But instead, the album’s pretty heavily back-loaded, with the last two songs blowing the previous five out of the water. “Wheeling Deervish” is anchored in a sunburnt desert rock riff before it briefly wanders off into lead-footed doom and a psychedelically quiet middle (there’s some organ in there too, for good measure). Closer “In the Heather” is where the band do epic correctly, building up to a proper song after two minutes of patiently building dynamics. They follow it with smoky stoner rock and thunderous doom, bringing back the riff that started the whole song off. Even before Potion’s huge ending, the band shows that they’re not afraid to bring back a good riff if necessary. Romero have enough confidence to build songs around what other bands would just slap together and hope work. Even before it’s phenomenal ending, Take the Potion...”