Dusteroid - "Albedo Zero"
(Dusteroid Music 2006)
From Aural Innovations #34 (August 2006)
Dusteroid are a 3 piece dirty-doomy rock band from London, England. This is their debut CD and features 5 tracks. I can see from the reviews on the net though that other versions of this CD were put out with 7 tracks. The CD starts with Something Someone Said and is a bit like Clutch but not nearly as cool or groovy. Next up is Dykes That Bite, and this is very much like a mix between Cathedral and Orange Goblin. The vocalist is very much like the guy from Orange Goblin. Lots of down and dirty riffing and very few guitar solos. The Rolling Head is really a lot like Cathedral. Dealing Bones has a very cool starting riff but unfortunately does not go in the direction I had wanted to hear. But you don't always get what you want, do you? This is heads down banging rock and roll. Captivating Culture ends the short CD (22 minutes) and is a fast paced rocker. Not a bad debut.
For more information you can visit the Dusteroid web site at: http://www.dusteroid.com.
Reviewed by Scott Heller