Well, after a bit the mental burden between an uncertain and atypical end of the course and the new hysteria with the new ‘outbreaks’, I must be consistent with the moment in which I stayed last week as I undertook another Triad of’ Waves Stoner ‘with the 1000 Moods and today it is time to continue it with the second one that comes in charge of some survivors of the stoner scene of the new century, those of West Virginia, Seven Planets. Put on all the equipment, close your astronaut helmet tightly and stand upright because we take off …

… Towards Planet ‘206’ !!!…

Explorer by Seven Planets

Formed as a quartet in 2005 by Leonard Hanks (guitar), Jim Way (guitar), Mike Williams (bass) and Ben Pitt (drums) and with an EP in 2007 and their eponymous first album in 2012, you will realize that they are not a band that lavishes a lot on publications; they are actually old foxes from the scene on the American southeast coast who have been involved in a multitude of projects without ever getting married full time. The Seven Planets already say it all with their name, cosmic, sidereal music, space rock mixed with psychedelia but also with blues and heavy boogie in a strictly instrumental format. And so it happens, after eight years without new material, the band publishes Explorer (2020) with the typical and traditional absence of voice in the Yankees, the character and the jammy atmosphere are palpable at all times, with moments more ‘stoners’ to the Brant Bjork and others somewhat more fired up in the Nebula / Kyuss plan. The truth is that today’s protagonists and those who will come tomorrow or the day after have helped me ‘escape’ from work stress these days, perfect to let go, to close my eyes and open them in the vortex of the most capricious black hole. A joy, without a doubt …

Explorer by Seven Planets