May 23, 2022

The Smashing Pumpkins are busy as of late. Earlier this week, they introduced plans for a large enviornment tour with Jane’s Dependancy. Final evening, the band was on James Corden, and Billy Corgan talked in regards to the plans for a brand new document that Billy Corgan described as “a 33-song triple-album idea.” However the coolest Pumpkins-related factor that I’ve heard these days doesn’t have something to do with the present-day band. As a substitute, it’s a grimy-ass cowl of a 29-year-old Pumpkins deep lower.

In the present day, the Denver sludge-monster energy trio Primitive Man has launched Insurmountable, a brand new EP that stretches 4 songs over almost 40 minutes. We’ve already posted the 11-minute zone-out “Cage Intimacy,” however the observe that may in all probability curiosity the most individuals is Primitive Man’s model of the Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream oldie “Quiet” — which, it’s value noting, will not be even remotely quiet.

With their model of the music, Primitive Man have pushed “Quiet” out to just about eight minutes, eliminated all traces of melody and momentum, and principally made it unrecognizable. In its unique kind, “Quiet” had a giant riff, a fast tempo, and a bunch of hooks. That’s all gone now. As a substitute, Primitive Man have made it sound like a bulldozer getting sucked right into a black gap — which is to say, they made it sound like a Primitive Man music. Hearken to the Primitive Man cowl and the Smashing Pumpkins unique beneath.

Whilst you’re at it, stream Primitive Man’s Insurmountable EP beneath.

Insurmountable is out now on Closed Casket Actions.

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