Release Date: February 21, 2006
Reviewed by Vin Cherubino
Nebula has mastered the art of classic psychedelic rock. With Apollo, They revive 60-70’s classic rock and punk to near perfection, styles that have long been missed. Each time Apollo is played, you can feel time warp, back to the days of stoner/space rock’s prime. It’s hard to imagine the album was made in 2006, yet it doesn’t feel dated and overdone at all. Apollo could be the soundtrack to any Vietnam movie or documentary from now on. The music is a perfect change of pace from the major label punk music of today.
Vocalist/Guitarist Eddie Glass keeps the riffs simple, but shows masterful leads when needed. The production could have used a bit more polish, but the rough sound they kept fits the music, and further pushes the classic rock vibe. The best songs include “The Alchemist”, “Loose Cannon”, and “Lightbringer”.
Fans of Fu Manchu and classic rock should give Nebula a listen. It may even surprise your old man.