and/or doom metal with psychedelic rock and acid rock. The term desert rock is often used interchangeably with the term "stoner rock" to describe this genre; however, not all stoner rock bands would fall under the descriptor of "desert rock".
This musical collective brings artists together for impromptu writing and recording sessions that yielded ten albums between 19.The project has included members from Kyuss, Fu Manchu, Soundgarden, Monster Magnet, Goatsnake, earthlings?I'd say I was crossover metal, actually, or progressive metal.It's kind of a tough thing to lump into a category, but I guess we get the stoner-rock label because of the whole pot thing." Like most subgenres of music, the origins of stoner rock are hard to trace and pinpoint.In 2002, the Orquesta del Desierto was formed featuring key members of the major desert rock bands, and released two albums.
In 2009, the magazines Decibel and Terrorizer released issues featuring a list of the 100 greatest and most important albums of the 2000s, respectively.
Critics have hailed it as "a major milestone in heavy music," During the same year, New Jersey's Monster Magnet released their debut album Spine of God, which displayed fewer metal influences but was psychedelic and sludgy, in the vein of their California peers.
In 1994, San Francisco's Acid King and Britain's Acrimony released their debut albums, both of which adopted this psychedelic approach to doom metal.
The involvement of cannabis in the creation of "stoner rock/metal" can range between bands in the genre.
Bands such as Sleep have involved the concept of cannabis to be part of the core of their albums and songs.
Music for Stoners, which includes many of the aforementioned bands, as well as a track by Josh Homme's new band Queens of the Stone Age.