Baldwin New York can be proud of Borgo Pass. In 2000 they released "PBS", in 2002 "SD"; both very good releases in the stoner genre, without reverting to the obvious pastiche and clichés. With the stoner genre over its peak, we wonder what the NY band has been up to. The answer is very clear. "Nervosa" follows the path of bands like Clutch and COC, makes us slightly forget Monster Magnet and is related to the stoner influences Machine Head and Gorefest used occasionally. Or even better, Borgo Pass has made the follow up for Amselmo's side project Down! Better, heavier and even with some hit potential in songs like "Dead Summer"! Solid rock stuff.

88/100
AARDSCHOK MAGAZINE

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