Think! Heavy Gibson bass grooves and a furious drum attack. The 2009 debut gritty, lo-fi self produced album ‘Cherry Choke’ (Elektrohasch 2009) featured Bethancourt (guitar and vocals), bassist Gregg Hunt and drummer Daniel Lockton, both formerly of The Dérailleurs. The band began with performances across the UK and Europe. Hunt left after the release of the group’s second album, “A night in the arms of Venus” (Elektrohasch 2011), recorded at Amphibia II studios with Mark Buteux. Former Josiah bass player Simon Beasley joined the group in 2013 to record the third Cherry Choke album “Raising The Waters” (Elektrohasch 2015). Raising The Waters was recorded and produced by Stefan Koglek (Colour Haze) at the Colour Haze Studio, Munich, Germany with help from Super Mario Man.
The new album promises to be the best record both Cherry Choke and Mathew Bethancourt have made o far... “A Night in the Arms of Venus, for short, collects nine vinyl-minded retro rockers the swing of which will be welcome to anyone on Graveyard’s trail, but Cherry Choke are rawer, more garage-sounding, injecting a Stooges wiriness into heavy blues grooves and ‘60s proto-psych pop.” -The Obelisk “Sexy, ecstatic, dirty, groovy, lysergic and built on simple patterns and structures; just the way Rock was originally intended to be.” -Rockmetalbands.com Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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