The Skinny: Goatsnake is sure to get your motor running with their latest jam “Grandpa Jones,” a celebratory rock ‘n’ roll affair about the life and times of a standout elder gentleman. Pete Stahl’s vocals cruise with ease alongside those of backing singers, Dem Preachers Daughters, while almighty riffs lurch forward with the rumbling horsepower singularly linked to Greg Anderson’s guitar work. Says Anderson of the track; “Grandpa Jones’ (is) of the first of the new songs we wrote. Channeling ‘Flag and ‘Sabbath (that ole’ moldy chestnut!). Lyrics about keeping the youth juice flowin’!”
With nearly fifty minutes of Goatsnake’s most soulful and boisterous material to date, the quartet expands their already mammoth tones and pummeling rock riffs with a variety of additional influences and elements on Black Age Blues, an instant classic, with each one of the nine songs an anthem, and each of its members all in top form. With guest contributions from David Pajo (Slint, Aerial M, Papa M) and soul vocal trio Dem Preacher’s Daughters, the album was recorded and mixed at Rock Falcon Franklin, Tennessee by Nick Raskulinecz (Queens Of The Stone Age, Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains, Mastodon, Rush) and mastered by Brian Big Bass Gardner (N.W.A., Stevie Wonder, Parliament).