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Thursday, Oct 06 2016 | 11:01
Image: 1606769 Austin’s Brownout unleashed the Brown
Sabbath Vol.I project garnering acclaim from
outlets such as NPR (50 Best Albums of 2014),
Pitchfork, hardcore Black Sabbath fans and
most important of all Ozzy Osbourne himself,
while staying true to their Latin Funk roots.
Brown Sabbath Vol. II cranks up the level,
rocking harder than the original with a brew of
ballistic horns, pummeling guitar-riffs
underscored by a funky, driving rhyhm section.
Ghostland Observatory‘s Aaron Behrens
makes a guest appearance sharing vocal duties
with Brown Sabbath lead vocalist Alex Marrero.
Hitting harder than it’s predecessor and keeping closely in line
with the original Sabbath material, Brown Sabbath Vol. II crosses
over more to hard rock territory. Brownout’s powerful, signature
full horn section, dual-guitar attack, funked-up drums and latin
percussion return with a vengeance, adding even more weight
and texture to create a dark hybrid sound that resonates with
groove-laden intensity unique to their interpretation of Black
Sabbath’s tome.
An 8-piece outfit formed ten years ago by members of Grammy
Award-winning Latin revival orchestra Grupo Fantasma, Brownout
has evolved into a musical force all its own. With a succesful tour
of Brown Sabbath under their belt including Bonnaroo and Austin
Psych Fest while earning their third Austin Music Award, the
band has continued to produce music that is unflinchingly
progressive, while evoking the classic influences of artists such
as WAR, Cymande and Funkadelic.
Brownout now has four albums under their belt including Brown
Sabbath Vol.I (Ubiquity 2014), Homenaje (Freestyle Records
2008), Aguilas & Cobras (Six Degrees 2009) and Oozy (Nat Geo
2012). Tour dates to support Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath
Vol.II, will be announced shortly.

1. Supernaut
2. Snowblind
3. Symptom Of The Universe
ft. Aaron Behrens
4. Fairies Wear Boots
5. Children Of The Grave
6. Electric Funeral
7. Sweet Leaf
8. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
ft. Aaron Behrens Available from 24.02.2017
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