Shooting Guns drop single from upcoming Brotherhood of the Ram LP

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Saskatoon noisemongers reveal track in advance of Canadian tour

Shooting Guns, a Saskatoon six-piece psych-metal sledgehammer, has revealed a song of their forthcoming sophomore album Brotherhood of the Ram.

You can listen to that over at Exclaim.ca.

The song, titled “Motherfuckers Never Learn”, is a nine-and-a-half minute-long marathon of fuzzed-out guitar riffage, pounding drums and otherworldly noise conjured from a multiple vehicle pile-up that took place in some sort of inter-dimensional forgotten realm.

With Monster Magnet’s John McBain producing their sophomore set, fans can expect more heaviosity as soon as this album drops. No word on when that will be though.

Shooting Guns will be tackling the rest of the Canada starting this Saturday in Winnipeg, with the tour poster art coming from a painting from Bruce Pennington. According to the band, the image is “from the cover of Eschatus, his mind-bendingly vivid book of apocalyptic prophecy.”

That sounds appropriate.

Catch Shooting Guns on tour:

June 8 – Winnipeg, MB – The Windsor
June 10 – Hamilton, ON – This Ain’t Hollywood
June 11 – Windsor, ON – Phog Lounge
June 12 – Waterloo, ON – Maxwell’s
June 14 – Toronto, ON – The Hideout Toronto (NXNE)
June 15 – Montreal, QC – Kathy & Kimy’s
June 19 – Saskatoon, SK – Vangeli’s
June 20 – Calgary, AB – CJSW on-air performance (afternoon)
June 20 – Edmonton, AB – Bohemia (evening)
June 21 – Calgary, AB – Palomino (Sled Island)
June 23 – Vancouver, BC – The Cobalt
July 12 – Regina, SK – German Club
July 18 – Big River, SK – Ness Creek Music Festival