Karma to Burn


Morgantown, W.V. stoner metal band Karma to Burn will release their fourth disc, 'Appalachian Incantation,' on May 11. A teaser for the upcoming disc is available from Amazon.

The group's first album in over eight years, 'Appalachian Incantation,' was produced by ex-Kyuss bassist Scott Reeder and contains eight instrumentals chronologically titled from '41' to '48,' along with the track 'Waiting for the Western World,' which features Year Long Disaster frontman Daniel Davis on vocals. A deluxe edition of the album will include a seven-track bonus CD of rarities and re-recordings. 'Two Times,' features vocals by ex-Kyuss vocalist John Garcia.

The band's 1999 album 'Wild Wonderful ... Purgatory' and 2001's 'Almost Heathen' will be re-released on April 16.

Karma to Burn formed in 1994 and released three full-lengths and two EPs before breaking up in 2002 when bassist Rich Mullins joined Speedealer. Frontman William Mecum subsequently joined Year Long Disaster and drummer Rob Oswald played with Nebula and toured with Year Long Disaster.

In February 2009, the band reunited to tour the North America and Europe. In December, Karma to Burn released the DVD 'Karma to Burn: Live 2009 Reunion Tour,' featuring songs shot in three different locations.