Fu Manchu – Clone of the Universe

In an ever-changing universe, one thing that is pleasingly consistent is a new Fu Manchu album; it is as though this album was always with us, like some 70s stoner artifact. Fuzzy riff and grooves abound, and tracks like “Slower Than Light,” “Don’t Panic,” and the title track will please long-term Fu-fans. Interestingly though, the final track, “Il Mostro Atomico,” is 18 minutes long, and features a certain Alex Lifeson of Rush – which is a glowing endorsement that Fu Manchu are doing things the way they should be.

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Steve Earles

Steve Earles is author and co-author of numerous projects, including To End All Wars: The WWI Graphic Anthology, available summer 2014 (http://toendallwarscomic.wordpress.com/writers/).