REPEATED EXPOSURE TO…
It’s no secret that Stoner Metal (or Doom Metal or whatever you’d like to label it) has been making a strong resurgence over the last few years. While much of it has been softened somewhat to play to a wider audience (see bands like Scorpion Child, Vista Chino or Blues Pills), there are still plenty of acts out there that keep it heavy with huge riffs. For every band I seem to already know of, there seems to be a dozen that come from out of nowhere and shock me. 1000mods is one such band. Not knowing anything at all about them going into it, I almost didn’t download this from the publicist’s link. I’m glad I didn’t make that mistake. REPEATED EXPOSURE TO… is one of the strongest releases of the entire year. Falling somewhere between Trouble and Cathedral sonically, REPEATED EXPOSURE TO… just crushes your head with it’s intense riffs, strong production and overall incredible songs. Songs like “Loose” set the tone for this band with their wall of raw sonic power.
PITRIFF RATING - 91/100 - Definitely something that’s in the upper echelon of any 2016 best of list I might put together, 1000mods are one of the coolest bands I’ve discovered this year. While it’s always easy to stick with the tried and true, check out something different and interesting. If nothing else, head over to Spotify and see for yourself. You can thank me later. Highly recommended.