It would be reasonable if you thought Weatherbox imploded some time ago. After all, the San Diego band has cycled through more than a dozen members in its half-decade existence and has kept a relatively low proﬁle since the release of their last LP, 2009's The Cosmic Drama, and subsequent departure from Doghouse Records.
Frontman Brian Warren has since scaled that mountain and regrouped with a supporting cast that includes longtime friends (including two vintage Weatherbox members) and a new label, Youth Conspiracy Records. Together they will release Follow The Rattle of the Afghan Guitar, a six-song EP that brings you to the entrance of a tunnel, hands you a few matches, and shoves you into the dark.
Recorded this spring in multiple locations in California, Follow The Rattle of the Afghan Guitar ﬁnds Warren & Co. returning to the colossal pop- rock that made 2007's American Art so likable, while keeping the frontman's expanded lyrical ideas from the psych-fol...[more]