May 1, 2023

American heavy-riff devotees Corrosion Of Conformity have released a cover of the Lynyrd Skynyrd track On The Hunt, taken from the illustrious Southern Rock band’s third studio album Nuthin’ Fancy, released in 1975. This cover version brings a singular C.O.C. swagger and sludge-laden groove to the classic track.

This On The Hunt cover lands shortly before C.O.C. kick-off their forthcoming three week tour across the UK and Europe, set to include performances at Desertfest LondonDesertfest Berlin, and Soulstone Gathering in Krakow.

Corrosion Of Conformity’s Mike Dean commented, “This is our hard  to find tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd, a major influence of COC.  With the recent passing of the great Gary Rossington, the last living original member of Lynyrd Skynyrd , we thought it would be a good time to make this celebration of Skynyrd more widely available.”

Corrosion Of Conformity are currently working on new material with New Orleans drummer Stanton Moore, for an eventual new release on Nuclear Blast.

The band’s latest studio album No Cross No Crown was released in 2018 to rapturous praise from fans and peers alike. Iconic guitarist and vocalist Pepper Keenan has returned to the fold, with No Cross No Crown arriving as C.O.C‘s first studio album to feature Keenan since 2005’s In the Arms of God.

No Cross No Crown somehow sounds as though no time has passed between 2005’s In The Arms Of God and today. Recording in North Carolina with longtime producer John CusterC.O.C cut No Cross No Crown in about forty days, over the course of a year. Some of the new jams sound like they could’ve easily appeared on Wiseblood or Deliverance, two of C.O.C‘s most revered records. Beefy Southern stompers like The LudditeLittle Man and Forgive Me are interspersed with melancholy guitar interludes like No CrossMatre’s Diem and Sacred Isolation – just like Sabbath used to do in the ’70s. 


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