Vincebus Eruptum (/vɪŋˈkeɪbəs ɪˈrʌptəm/; pseudo-Latin) is the debut album of American rock band Blue Cheer. Released on January 16, 1968, the album features a heavy-thunderous blues sound, which would later be known as heavy metal. It also contains elements of acid rock, experimental rock, blues rock, stoner rock, and garage rock.
Blue Cheer was an American rock band that initially performed and recorded in the late 1960s and early 1970s and was sporadically active until 2009.
Blue Cheer released 'Vincebus Eruptum' in January 1968. Singer and bassist Dickie Peterson, guitarist Leigh Stephens and drummer Paul Whaley made one hell of a noise, while producer Abe 'Voco' Kesh found the group's deafeningly definitive sound. The album is split between three cover songs, and three originals written by Dickie Peterson. Of those originals, "Out of Focus" is a classic
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Blue Cheer officially invent the term power trio with this tune, the drums are nothing short of bombastic, the guitar searing and the bass sparse and strong. Peterson has to be one the best singing bassists in rock music (maybe second to Kim Deal, sorry Geddy Lee). His voice was raw before raw was cool. You could feel the pain in his heart in your ear. You could hear the acid too, if it was possible at least. The instrumental parts of this album are just as strong, giving the listener a trapped feeling.
50 years on, does Blue Cheer's debut Vincebus Eruptum deserve its status as the first metal/heavy album? And, even if it does, does that make it any good? . The first ever Classic Rock Album Of The Week Club kicked off this week, with a landmark album that’s 50 years old this week: Blue Cheer’s Vincebus Eruptum. Listen to Vincebus Eruptum on Apple Music, on this site, or on YouTube. Here’s what we learned about Vincebus Eruptum: BACKGROUND. Blue Cheer have long been acclaimed as the band who.