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BUS: Never Decide
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BUS: Never Decide

Heavy Psychedelic Rock
3.5/5.0

Hailing from Greece, BUS was formed in 2011 and has consistently dropped new music since then including several EPs and their first long player, The Underground Secretary in 2016. Also constantly touring in their home country, BUS has found time to record their latest and second album, Never Decide, with its clever and most interesting album art.

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Simply, BUS is something of a throwback band, drawing from Seventies heavy rock with nuances of blues, pychedelic, and doom rock. Their twin guitars are sharp, groovy, pyschedelic, and ubiquitous throughout. If you're not wrapped up in riffage, you're being electrified by vigorous and numerous guitar solos. You can add to this a vibrant, yet heavy and rocking, rhythm section. Think equal parts Black Sabbath, Blue Cheer, and Candlemass.

The songs develop these elements accordingly. Blistering riff rockers come with You Better Come In You Better Calm Down, Evil Eyes, and the shorter Moonchild. More heavy steady tunes arrive with Dying, This King, and the plodding Lucifer, which gave me that Candlemass doom rock feeling. Similar is I Buried Paul, yet with a more marching pace for it's pyshedelic doom rock sound, and whistling. Yet these songs, and others like them, can mix pacing, often becoming brisk when the guitar solo rises. All in all, for a 21st century interpretation of classic heavy pyschedelic guitar rock, BUS's Never Decide hits the proper chords and succeeds. If psych guitar rock is your thing, you'll enjoy this album.



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For a 21st century interpretation of classic heavy pyschedelic guitar rock, BUS's Never Decide hits the proper chords and succeeds. If psych guitar rock is your thing, you'll enjoy this album.

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