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“REPEAT” by Repeat

Emerging from the Swedish music scene, Repeat is a potent addition to the stoner rock genre. Their eponymous debut album, 'Repeat,' which dropped on October 6th, is a powerhouse of sonic intensity that leaves an indelible mark on the listener. Within this musical tapestry of eight tracks, the band's dexterity is evident as they weave a mesmerizing interplay of riffs and percussion, a testament to their exceptional skill and unwavering enthusiasm. The creative force behind Repeat is a collaboration between Torbjörn Hallberg, a guitarist and vocalist hailing from Stockholm, Johan Holmberg, previously part of the celebrated Swedish ska rock outfit, Liberator. In the role of the formidable bassist, Mattias Belin contributes to the band's commanding sound.

Repeat's artistic ethos is succinct but impactful, encapsulated in their own words: "The idea behind the album is to provide a short and explosive experience of repetitive aggressive songs.We genuinely favor concise formats and a direct musical presence. The amalgamation of stoner rock and alternative rock, replete with loud, fuzzy guitars, resounding bass, and aggressive yet precision-driven drumming, forges a unique and progressive sonic identity."

Their music is a seamless blend of stoner rock and alternative rock, characterized by repetitive riffs and lyrics that resonate with fans across a spectrum of rock subgenres. Repeat' transcends being just an album; it's a definitive statement from a band blazing a trail in the realms of stoner rock and alternative rock. It encapsulates brevity and impact, offering listeners an immersive musical journey through a soundscape where relentless riffs, fuzzy harmonies, and unwavering rhythms coalesce into an electrifying fusion. Repeat's debut is more than a collection of songs; it's an audacious declaration of intent, leaving an enduring imprint in the ever-evolving narrative of rock music.

In a music landscape often characterized by predictability, Repeat's audacious blend of stoner rock and alternative rock is a breath of fresh air. With 'Repeat,' they beckon listeners to join them on a visceral and uncompromising journey, where the sonic experience is equal parts captivating and electrifying. It's a testament to the band's commitment to pushing boundaries and exploring the uncharted territories of rock, making 'Repeat' an essential addition to any rock enthusiast's playlist. As their music resonates and reverberates, Repeat promises to be a name that will echo in the annals of modern rock for years to come.

Garcia Penned 🖊️


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