Fight Fire With Fire: ‘Vincebus Eruptum’ vs. ‘Population II’
August 26, 2021 Greg Pratt
For this Fight Fire With Fire installment, we go proto-metal and pit Blue Cheer and their 1968 debut Vincebus Eruptum, against the more obscure Randy Holden and his Population II.
Primitive Origins: Blue Cheer’s “Vincebus Eruptum”
September 26, 2019 Greg Pratt
Is Blue Cheer‘s Vincebus Eruptum the first metal record? We dive deep to figure it out.
Primitive Origins: Randy Holden’s “Population II”
August 8, 2019 Greg Pratt
Re-examining how Randy Holden foreshadowed Eyehategod’s down and dirty sludge in 1969 on Population II.