Liblikas are a five-piece prog-stoner band from Tallinn, Estonia which had a rather ferocious year in 2015, playing in 7 different countries and 15 cities, appearing alongside household names in the scene like The Sword and Karma to Burn, among others. The groundwork for that was laid by releasing the EP called "Mothers' Finest" in late 2014, which was granted a super warm reception across the European stoner rock scene, prompting quite a few people in the UG-music industry to take note of the Estonian stoner-scene. Musically, They love to implement a certain goofiness to full-on rock n'roll and can be described as having influences from stoner rock, psychedelia and 70's prog, integrating groovy-fuzzy parts with proggy arrangements. Liblikas has been compared to Baroness, Kyuss, The Sword and Mastodon.
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So if that description has got your blood pumping then you check out Wooden Spaceship as it's an excellent album from start to finish. Full of sublime psychedelic progressive stoner metal riffs to check out and head-bang to. If your a fan of Mastodon's - Crack The Skye - then your going to fucking dig it. Big time like I did. Check out excellent tracks - Wooden Spaceship, White Room, Acid Rain Dance and Skyoff. All proving that Liblikas are a hugely talented band with a weird and wonderful imagination to match the insane ideas on show.
Lo! And Liblikas unleashed a chugging, churning and mulching juggernaut of a sound, angelic in consistency, demonic in intensity and almost biblical in scope. Drums and guitars put in work like pistons fired by the fuel of a thousand goblins, on a narrative track that tells road stories of epic proportions. Heavy and intense as being trapped in a car crusher, ‘Wooden Spaceship’ is more smothering than abrasive however, and there’s an undeniable, almost folk-like warmth to the record that invites the listener in before dinner is served… But unfortunately, no matter how inviting; you’re still on the menu. Jazzy arrangements with teeth let you know this Estonian quintet is willing to fight for its meals and nothing comes easy. That’s just the way they like it. Can you make it out in one piece?
Lucas @ Stonerhive