Exclusive- Century: “Oak God”

By: shane.mehling Posted in: listen On: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Century: “Oak God” by Decibel Magazine

If you had told me fifteen years ago I’d be in Seattle writing about a song featuring Kevin Martin from Candlebox I would’ve punched you right in your goddamn time-traveling face.

But thanks to Pennsylvania’s Century, this is now a reality on the track “Oak God” from their new album Red Giant. While Prog-metalcore isn’t exactly what I would expect to hear Martin crooning on in 2011, the band clearly has a love affair with 90s metal and who here doesn’t know all the lyrics to “Mother’s Dream“? (Really? I’m the only one?)

Along with Century’s two vocalists, Martin helps make this massive sounding avalanche of metal shreds and rock destruction that much more impressive, multi-faceted and just fucking cool. It’s almost enough to forgive him for the majority of Lucy.

Red Giant will be released by Prosthetic Records on August 30th.

  • Opyate

    Why does their album cover completely rip off ‘Dead Letter Circus – This is the Warning’ album? http://clinkmusicmagazine.com/2011/06/21/dead-letter-circus-album-review/

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Edward-Nemergut/1677598232 Edward Nemergut

      i dont see it but at least the music isnt the same.  I’d need a skirt and a sensitive side to listen to them.

    • http://www.facebook.com/corey.pullman Corey Pullman

      that does not look at all the same haha 

  • Guest

    @Opyate – same artist, Cameron Gray

  • lou c. fursking

    nice way to add another dimension to the song, i.e. a dimension that doesnt suck like when kevin is not singing. question the credibility of a “writer” (snicker snicker) that doesnt recognize the genius of lucy

    • Meatwad

      very true! so tired of people who grunt and growl because they can’t sing good enough to not get laughed at