Release Date: 28 April 2014
Format: LP Vinyl
|MARS RED SKY Stranded in Arcadia Limited 180gram Coloured Vinyl LP
Considered as one of the greats of the European stoner rock scene, France based MARS RED SKY have gained international recognition thanks to a unique sound imprint based on thick infectious grooves and melodic aerial guitar riffs. This is truly a one of a kind experience, wrapped up by Julien Pras’ ethereal vocals, Matgaz’ powerful rhythms and Jimmy Kinast’s pachydermic bass lines. Somewhere between doom metal and 70’s psyche pop, the Mars Red Sound intrigues to begin with, after which it irremediably attracts the masses to celebrate this cosmic ritual of solar burning fuzz and reverberated atmospheres.
Driven by the huge success of their eponymous debut record, which was recorded in Spain’s mystic Bardenas desert and released in 2011 , the Bordelais were quickly invited to play on the largest European stages with KYUSS Lives !, DINAUSOR JR, SLEEP, and popular festivals such as Eurockéennes de Belfort ( FR ), Roadburn ( NL ), London ( UK ) and Berlin ( DE ) Desertfests, Sziget Festival ( HUN ), SXSW ( USA ), leading them to play in more than 20 countries.
With their incredibly heavy and hypnotic performances, MARS RED SKY have been considered as one of the most thrilling live acts among the international stoner rock scene. In 2012, they paired up with French doom metal monsters YEAR OF NO LIGHT to release a 3-track split record, which sells out in a blink of an eye.
The release of their EP “Be My guide” in the spring of 2013 prophetically opened the path for an extensive tour across Europe, then across the Atlantic Ocean for a few exciting gigs in Latin America, where they recorded their new album : "Stranded in Arcadia" . A limited edition 7” EP containing 2 exclusive songs is released in March.
1- The Light Beyond
2- Hovering Satellites
3- Seen a ghost
4- Beyond The Light
2- Join the Race
3- Holy Mondays