Album Review: 200 Tons Of Bad Luck by Crippled Black Phoenix
Fairly Good, Based on 2 Critics
PopMatters - 70 Based on rating 7/10
Blurring the lines between stoner-rock and post-rock is Crippled Black Phoenix’s sophomore record 200 Tons of Bad Luck. And it blurs those subgenre lines by tossing in chugging riffs to sit aside the mounting crescendos. It’s all done effortlessly, too, almost lazily, though that’s not a knock at all. The matter of the fact is the group features members from Mogwai, Gonga, and Iron Monkey, among others.