Turns out Brent Hinds, the guitarist of metal monsters Mastodon—the one who looks like a Nordic god—is interested in more than just fierce, sprawling, prog-minded metal. Here he hits Greenpoint with West End Motel, one of his various side gigs, which favors rangy, slurry, organ-driven alt rock, like a countrified Queens of the Stone Age. Also on tap: the punk-minded hillbilly sounds of local faves the Goddamn Rattlesnake.
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