Green Dragon
Green Dragon
(2018)
Crank this to 8.6 of 11
Genre:
Stoner Doom
Sounds Like:
Electric Wizard, Salems Pot, Devil's Witches
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Wait! Quality doom from New Jersey? You bet. Hailing from the town of Maplewood in Northern NJ, Green Dragon unleash a blend of occult-styled and stoner doom on their debut self-titled album. Upon first listen we assumed they had to be from the Midwest, U.S. or Europe, we don’t often hear such quality doom originate from the Garden State and its about damn time.

Green Dragon hone in on the lo-fi end of doom, think early Electric Wizard meets Salems Pot. Vocalist Zack Kurland has this early Jus Osborne style, the vocals are always a bit muffled and hazy. Green Dragon my not hide their Electric Wizard and Sabbath influences, yet their is something original about them. We urge all you doom followers to join us and take a ride on the Green Dragon to explore the occult rock that has been bestowed upon you.

Tracklist:
1. Eternal Pyre 04:26
2. Full Moon 04:08
3. Poison Finger 04:36
4. IV 05:25
5. Dark Rider 04:28
6. Dead Space 04:51

Standout Track(s)
“Full Moon,” ”Poison Finger” and “IV”.

Adult Beverage Pairing
Lets go with a killer Jersey brew and pick up some Overhead by Kane Brewing. The 8.2% (ABV) American Imperial India Pale Ale top of the line and a perfect fit with Green Dragon.

ROTATION RECAP:
Vocal Performance
8.6 of 11

Risk of Subwoofer Damage
8.8 of 11

Weight of the Heavy
9.2 of 11

Rhythmic Pace
8.6 of 11
 
Lyrics and Song Structure
8.7 of 11

Fretwork Prowess
8.6 of 11

Overall Album Flow
8.7 of 11

Album Cover Aesthetics
9.2 of 11

Production Value
8.5 of 11

Lasting Impression 
Green Dragon are the real deal folks and this is one hell of a debut album. Pick this one up as It will seamlessly flow and fit right into your heavy collection.

Green Dragon:
Jennifer Klein: Bass
Ryan Lipynsky: Guitar
Nathan Wilson: Drums
Zack Kurland: Guitar + Vocals

Follow Green Dragon: Bandcamp / Facebook
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