Ubiquity Recordings

Brownout - Brown Sabbath Vol. II (LP - Copper Vinyl)

$22.99
Two years after Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, the band has assembled a second volume of Sabbath material that runs through 1975’s Sabotage. Quesada says about the second volume: “When we recorded Volume 1, we had only played a couple of live shows, and it was a very new thing. We’ve grown as a live band and gained a new level of confidence and ownership over what we do with Black Sabbath. It was important to capture another moment in time showing the band’s development and stamp on the music.” 

There is more attention to the guitar elements on Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath Vol. II. Album opener “Supernaut” is bolstered with muscled-up horn arrangements and a tasty bongo break, but the aggressive guitar riff lets you know what’s driving this train. Album closer, “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath,” finds vocalist Alex Marerro being joined on vocals by Ghostland Observatory’s Aaron Behrens. As the song closes, the brooding number switches tempo and the percussion underlying the lead guitars leads to a Latin-infused breakdown. On “Snowblind,” Marerro channels Ozzy to chilling effect, matching the dread of Greg Gonzalez’s bass and a menacing lead guitar solo. And while horns kick off “Children Of The Grave,” the star of the show is the band’s rhythm section that makes a song about love and revolution move the needle from rock to metal. 

As the band’s hometown weekly paper, Austin Chronicle points out: “Credit Black Sabbath with helping found heavy metal, sure, but acknowledge, too, that the British quartet knew how to work a downright dirty breakbeat.” Brownout has performed styles ranging from classic funk to hip-hop, marrying their sense of breakbeats with the members’ love of hard-edged acts like Slayer, Brujeria, Metallica, and of course, Black Sabbath. Quesada sums up the blending of genres perfectly: “For us, Black Sabbath always had such a bounce to it that comes from the era where you hear jazz, soul, blues and funk influences in heavy rock music, and that lends itself well to a band like us whose primary influences are from the late ’60s and early ‘70s. Black Sabbath is sinister and heavy, but rhythmically really similar to a lot of what we play.” If the studio material engenders such bravado, just imagine what one of their live shows feels like.

Supernaut

Snowblind

Symptom Of The Universe

Fairies Wear Boots

Children Of The Grave

Electric Funeral

Sweet Leaf

Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

Important information when ordering with Fatbeats.com

Order Processing Time

Online orders are processed within *3-4 business days or *7-9 business days depending on availability.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, our shipping and processing times have been extended. Please note, we are still shipping and attending to customer service inquiries as per usual. Delays in supply chain, shorter fulfillment schedules, as well as extended processing from USPS have forced these delays for the time being. Thank you for your patience and business as we navigate these difficult times!

Order processing time is separate from shipping time requested. 

Pre-Orders

We try and offer as many upcoming projects available for pre-order when the releases have moved into production. However, due to the nature of manufacturing and production, pre-order dates may change. If your pre-ordered items are holding your package from arriving please email us with a request to ship the in-stock items and pre-orders when they become available. 

If your order contains pre-order items we will hold the package until all titles are available to ship. Please specify in the comments section of the checkout if you would like to:  a) hold your entire order until it can be entirely fulfilled or, b) have the in-stock items shipped immediately and the pre-ordered items ship when available. Please note that option B may require additional shipping charges as multiple packages will be shipped.

Out of Stock Items

Our stock rapidly changes and we try and set in place a system that avoids purchasing items that become out of stock. However, if a product ordered is out of stock or on back-order, we will reach out and give you the chance to change or cancel your order. If you choose to cancel, you will be refunded in full.

Return Policy

All sales are final. However, if the item ordered is different from the item you receive, please contact us and we can arrange to get you the desired product.