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Blue Cheer :: Vincebus Eruptum

Blue Cheer  Vincebus Eruptum SACD Audio Fidelity
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Blue Cheer
Vincebus Eruptum
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1 Summertime Blues
2 Rock Me Baby   
3 Doctor Please   
4 Out Of Focus   
5 Parchment Farm
6 Second Time Around

Produced by Abe "Voco" Kesh
Mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio
SACD Authoring: Stephen Marsh at Marsh Mastering

Blue Cheer
Vincebus Eruptum

"The epitome of psychedelic rock".

Rock & roll had grown louder and wilder by leaps and bounds during the '60s,
but when Blue Cheer emerged from San Francisco onto the national rock scene
in 1968 with their debut album, Vincebus Eruptum, they crossed a line which most
musicians and fans hadn't even thought to draw yet. The album features a heavy,
thunderous blues sound, which would later be known as heavy metal. It also contains
elements of acid rock, grunge, experimental rock, blues rock, stoner rock, and garage
rock. A commercial and critical success Vincebus Eruptum peaked at number 11 on
the Billboard 200 albums chart and spawned the top-20 hit cover of Eddie Cochran's
"Summertime Blues."

The album has been held in high regard by many rock critics. AllMusic described
Vincebus Eruptum as "a glorious celebration of rock & roll primitivism run through
enough Marshall amps to deafen an army", praising the band's "sound and fury"
as one of the founding movements of heavy metal. Pitchfork gave the album nine
out of a maximum ten points.

No band could summon so much thunder with just three people. Vincebus Eruptum
is still the Blue Cheer's album to own, it was their simplest and most forceful
musical statement.

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