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Goya Releasing Nirvana Tribute 7"

2016 marks Phoenix, Arizona-based stoner doom trio Goya's fifth year as a band. After singer/vocalist Jeff Owens and drummer Nick Lose recently recruited Sonny DeCarlo on bass, they wanted to get into the studio as quickly as possible to celebrate what they could bring together.

Knowing that it takes time and care to craft original material, they decided to record a couple of covers for the time being. All three members grew up in the '90s, so the logical choice of band for them to cover was Nirvana, particularly with the twenty-fifth anniversary of Nirvana's seminal album "Nevermind" full-length on the horizon.

They entered Switchblade Sound in Tempe, Arizona to track "Drain You" and "D-7" with long-time friend and ex-Goya bassist Joe Asselia. Though "D-7" is originally by '70s Portland punk band Wipers and was later covered by Nirvana, Goya plays it in the true spirit of Nirvana. The tracks are mastered by Brad Boatright (Obituary, Sleep, Magrudergrind, Gatecreeper et al) and "Drain You" can be heard below.

These songs will be released through Opoponax Records on a limited-to-100 lathe cut seven-inch on Saturday, September 24th. The band will have a very limited amount for sale while appearing at Psycho Las Vegas this weekend. See the band live:

8/27/2016 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino @ Psycho Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV
9/10/2016 Valley Bar - Phoenix, AZ

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