While the power trio was not a new concept then see hendrix and cream blue cheer definitely kicked it up a notch. Blue cheer s second album, outsideinside, fully matches its predecessors primal power. Im starting to suspect sundazed didnt even actually bother to find any tapes for their blue cheer releases. For blue cheer, whose debut disc vincebus eruptum hit number eleven on the albums chart, spawning a top 20 hit single with a cover of summertime blues, you basically follow the words yet spoken by drivein movie critic joe bob briggs. Vincebus eruptum by blue cheer on amazon music unlimited. Released in january 1968, it was a commercial and critical success, vincebus eruptum peaked at number 11 on the billboard 200 albums chart. Blue cheer is an american blues rock group of the late 1960s and early 1970s, who helped to pioneer heavy metal music. There are two different and distinct bands at work on new. It was recorded at wally heider studios in san francisco and released in december 1969 by philips records. Vincebus eruptum is a heavy psych music album recording by blue cheer released in 1968 on cd, lpvinyl andor cassette. The last blue cheer release to feature the beloved lineup of stephens, peterson and whaley, outsideinside is a bracing orgy of volume, distortion and aggression, with such highlights as just a little bit, come and get it, the instrumental magnolia caboose babyfinger and the bands.
Jun 07, 2010 radio spot for blue cheers vincebus eruptum lp on the philips label. The critical reputation of blue cheer s monstrously loud 1968 debut often hinges on the dumb assertion that some rock journalist made years ago suggesting that vincebus eruptum was the first heavy metal album. Blue cheers debut album was recorded in 1967 at amigo studios in north. Satisfaction by the rolling stones and the hunter by albert. Check out vincebus eruptum by blue cheer on amazon music. Sundazed is releasing blue cheers vincebus eruptum on cd in mono at the end of jan. One would think that being located in san francisco this band would get caught in the torrent of flowerpower ideology that was flowing forth in and around the city.
Doctor please is a proto metal doom stoner classic. Blue cheer 1968 vincebus eruptum jazz rock fusion guitar. The classic power trio lineup of guitar, bass and drums is more than capable of knocking down a house, as we easily find out on blue cheer s debut lp, vincebus eruptum, released in january 1968. The songs include contributions from all members, along with two covers. Blue cheers outsideinside how do you follow up a hit album, as unlikely as its success may have been. Outsideinside is the second album by american power trio blue cheer. Summertime blues eddie cochran and capehart well lord i got to raise a fuss, lord i got to raise a holler. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet.
I dragged my ass to see blue cheer at the knitting factory in hollywood a couple of nights ago. Released on january 16, 1968, the album features a heavythunderous blues sound, which would later be known as heavy metal. Gary lee yoder contributed songwriting for the opening and closing tracks and would later join the group as guitarist on their next album the original human being. Vincebus eruptumoutsideinside vincebus eruptumoutsi blue cheer. Enter, then, blue cheer and its debut vincebus eruptum, the first heavy metal album in history. Vincebus eruptum, blue cheers landmark 1968 debut, is widely regarded as ground zero of the heavy metal explosion. As a result of this misguided and inaccurate observation, im sure a legion of the albums first time listeners over the years have. Sundazed and modern harmonic proudly present original albums, expanded. While those initial releases charted admirably, critics largely ignored the bands loud, bluesy, psychedelictinged hard rock. A short film about the band blue cheer and their hit summertime blues.
Radio spot for blue cheers vincebus eruptum lp on the philips label. Blue cheer have been cited by many as being the worlds first heavy metal band. Philips records released the album in august 1968, only seven months after their debut lp, vincebus eruptum the album was recorded both outdoors and indoorshence the title of the album. Blue cheer vincebus eruptum mono mix cd amoeba music. Mit ihrer bestellung erkennen sie unsere allgemeinen geschaftsbedingungen an.
The group belonged to the psychedelic platoon blue cheer was a name for lsd and played out its acid trip with a vengeance. Their cracking debut, vincebus eruptum, sounds primordial, even by todays standards. Vincebus eruptum sounds monolithically loud and primal today, but it must have seemed like some sort of. Jul 12, 2019 vincebus eruptum is the debut album of blue cheer. And the front cover sporting a crude and rude daliesque by arab an associate of guts, the acid biker who designed the cover of the embossed beauty that was blue cheer s debut, vincebus eruptum. Among the things she does while driving is play loud music, with the blue cheer version of summertime blues being.
In a blur of roger corman films, amphetamines, lsd, long hair, loud guitars. This group was only after two things volume and intensity. Blue cheer looms large in the annals of hard rock, laying down the sonic foundations of heavy metal, and serving as a crucial influence on the birth of punk, grunge and stoner rock. These three early demo tracks predate their debut album vincebus eruptum. The touchyfeely summer of love lasted a lot longer than three months and building heavy metal momentum. Producido por abe voco kesh, quien les conseguiria su primer contrato discografico con. Perguntas, avisos ou problemas no blog, serao atendidos somente. Its been released on cd by mercury, repertoire and as a twofer with their second outsideinside by track records. Mar 04, 2018 blue cheers outsideinside how do you follow up a hit album, as unlikely as its success may have been. Blue cheer is often credited as one of the very earliest pioneers of heavy metal and their version of summertime blues has been cited as the first heavy metal song. Blue cheervincebus eruptum1968 dickie peterson vocals, bass.
Paul whaley drums blue cheer is a band that was from san francisco, california. A lot of people will frustratingly inform you that the genius of vincebus eruptum lies in its overlapping of blues riffs and heavy metal guitars. Blue cheer is the fourth album by american rock band blue cheer. Jul 09, 2009 im the light is the sixth track from blue cheer s sixth, and last album until 1983, oh. Jan 21, 2012 sundazed is releasing blue cheers vincebus eruptum on cd in mono at the end of jan. Their debut album, vincebus eruptum, was released in january 1968. Listen free to blue cheer vincebus eruptum summertime blues, rock me baby and more. Their name is believed to be about lsd, a major staple during the time of the psychedelic sixties.
Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. Listen to your favorite songs from vincebus eruptum by blue cheer now. In a blur of roger corman films, amphetamines, lsd, long hair, loud guitars and teen lust, the roots of metal, grunge and stoner rock can all be. Mar 29, 2017 this feature is not available right now. It also contains elements of acid rock, experimental rock, blues rock, stoner rock, and.
Vincebus eruptum is the debut album of american rock band blue cheer. Vincebus eruptum artfully combines the subtly of professional wrestling with the acoustic dynamics of jackhammers. Blue cheer looms large in the annals of hard rock, laying down the sonic foundations of heavy metal and serving as a crucial influence on the birth of punk, grunge and stoner rock. Find album release information for vincebus eruptum blue cheer on allmusic. Cmrra, bmg rights management, ascap, aresa, sony atv publishing, and 2 music rights societies. I was curious to hear a band some argue are the true originators of heavy metal presabbath, prezeppelin, predeep purple, presteppenwolf as well as one of rocks original power trios, postcream and hendrix experience.
Sundazed and modern harmonic proudly present original albums, expanded editions, unique compilations and more on vinyl and cd. It also contains elements of acid rock, experimental rock, blues rock, stoner rock, and garage rock. Apr 21, 2017 blue cheer vincebus eruptum 1968 dickie peterson vocals, bass. Find blue cheer discography, albums and singles on allmusic. It was said that the bands sonic blast could turn the air into cottage cheese. Blue cheer outsideinside 1968 us, superb heavy fuzz. And a solarised colour shot of the trio as painted freaks with scary, hallucinatory faces. Blue cheers massive contribution to the early evolution of american heavy metal exists entirely on their first two 1968 releases, vincebus eruptum and outsideinside. Listen free to blue cheer vincebus eruptum summertime blues, rock me baby and. Blue cheer vincebus eruptum mono cd sundazed steve. Their first hit was a cover version of eddie cochrans summertime blues from their debut album vincebus eruptum 1968.
A heavy metal precursor, blue cheer were there at the start and became true pioneers. Blue cheer hello tokyo, bye bye osaka live in japan 1999 us hard blues rock. Their atomic version of summertime blues 1968 by eddie cochran, followed by the anthem out of focus 1968, made them famous. This album was released in dedicated mono in the uk as well, and even if the album tapes were truly missing, they. The 2007 japanese minilp version features the textured foil cover of the original album. Im the light is the sixth track from blue cheers sixth, and last album until 1983, oh. Based in san francisco, original personnel were singerbassist dickie peterson, guitarist leigh stephens, and drummer paul whaley. Blue cheer vincebus eruptum veroffentlichungen discogs. Guitarist leigh stephens quit blue cheer after touring in support of their second album, outsideinside, but he may have been amused by the fact it took three men to replace him when the band cut their next lp.1577 1212 1261 800 1383 870 472 1146 1391 605 706 939 539 1190 258 1320 1027 14 1528 1011 1476 1435 195 1357 474 433 394 990 535 850 301 77 403 160 1159 1229