It probably goes without saying that a band who dress as corpsepainted hippies have a strong visual element, so as you can imagine, music videos from the wonderfully named Chubby Thunderous Bad Kush Masters (featuring ex-Dopefight frontman Owen Carty) are always a treat. Today, Astral Noize is proud to bring you the video for ‘Krones Of The Kiln’, taken from the band’s debut album Come & Chutney (more on that in our interview).
Offering riffs that bring to mind the likes of Weedeater and Fu Manchu, Bad Kush (the less tiring abbreviation they’re also known by) favour a grainy strain of blues-infested stoner-sludge, with throaty vocals and a tongue-in-cheek approach that, amongst the solemn backdrop of modern music, feels refreshing. ‘Krones Of The Kiln’ is a standout track from the album, and its accompanying video is just as gnarly, with psychedelic visuals and a backdrop of body shock video nasties. Scroll on to view it in its entirety!
Bassist Will Hart says of the track: “We used to bump into these three old ladies on our drummer’s council estate in East London and found out they basically ran the place… protection rackets, intent to supply, you name it… so we wrote a song about them.”
Come & Chutney is out on Riff Rock Records. Purchase here.
Words: George Parr
Cover pics: Rich Smith / Digital Bath (@digitalbathrich)