Heavy Blanket - Heavy Blanket
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  • Summary: J Mascis formed the band in high school with Pete Cougar and Johnny Pancake, however due to unfortunate circumstances they did not record together until reunited in 2011.
  • Record Label: Outer Battery
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, Heavy Metal, Neo-Psychedelia, Stoner Metal
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 9
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  1. Jul 9, 2012
    80
    It's a study in twisted instrument abuse. [10 Jun 2012, p.54]
  2. May 31, 2012
    70
    Mascis sounds like he's having a blast cranking up the amps with his old buddies, no matter if they're real or imaginary.
  3. Jun 1, 2012
    70
    Overall, this'll be way more easily digested by trad-minded hard rock consumers.
  4. Jul 5, 2012
    60
    Heavy Blanket should weed out the part-timers. [Aug 2012, p.73]
  5. Oct 12, 2012
    60
    If it's not an easy introduction to Mascis's work, for the converted it's a treat. [Jul 2012, p.102]
  6. Jun 13, 2012
    55
    If you're a fan of heavy psychedelic bands, but wish they'd spend less time writing songs and more time blazing on the fretboard, this is your record. [No 88 p.56]
  7. 40
    This is more exhausting, if anything, making Heavy Blanket only worth seeking out for the Mascis diehards.

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