2019 Best of Metal: #13 Horseburner-The Thief

Release date:  8/9/2019

Origin:  Parkersburg, WV

Personnel:  Jack Thomas-guitar/vox, Matt Strobel-guitar, Seth Bostick-bass and Adam Nohe-drums/vox

Horseburner is another of these bands I had not heard of prior to listening to this album for the first time.  They are another band out of the excellent West Virginia metal scene and remind me of Red Fang or early Baroness.  Much like Bask from earlier in the list, it feels like you could slot these guys in the group of band creating what I would call a new southern rock that combines elements of southern rock, metal and stoner/doom into a cool incarnation.

4.5 flip flops out of 5

The list so far:

13.  Horseburner-The Thief
14.  Cult of Luna-A Dawn to Fear
15.  Bask-III
16.  Cave In-Final Transmission
17.  The Neal Morse Band-The Great Adventure
18.  Borknagar-True North
19.  Herod-Sombre Dessein
20.  Vintersea-Illuminated