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‘Burnt Offering’: New music from the Budos Band, a DM exclusive premiere
10.07.2014
07:14 am

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Inspired in equal measures by African funk, horn-heavy soul, and early metal, Staten Island’s Budos Band will release their fourth LP—their first in four years, and their first with an actual title instead of a number—Burnt Offering, on October 21st.
 

 
Having a name instead of a number isn’t the only change the band’s effected with this LP. After their debut, they adopted a cover art scheme of a simple image of a venomous creature (the cobra on their last album III makes for an especially striking cover), but for Burnt Offering, they had their own drummer Brian Profilio, a talented fantasy illustrator, design the artwork, a skulls-and-sorcery nod to the band’s metal influences. We were privileged to obtain some of his working sketches.
 

 

 

 
The album cut “The Sticks” was released online for streaming a couple of months ago, and DM is proud to debut here the video for the album’s title track.
 

 
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