Stoner rock band Sun and Sail Club — who include members of Fu Manchu and Kyuss — have announced that they will release their second full-length, The Great White Dope, this May. The album will also include new vocalist Tony “Adolescent” Cadena of the long-running punk rock band The Adolescents.
Although the band’s previous album (2013’s Mannequin) featured guitarist Bob Balch singing through a vocoder, Balch explained that he preferred to have Cadena perform vocals on their sophomore effort: “I grew up listening to [The Adolescents],” he said. “Fu Manchu covered their song ‘Things Start Moving’ and he came up and sang it with us in Orange County. I watched that footage and was way into his voice with our sound.”
Balch contacted Cadena during one of the album’s earliest stages of writing, and Cadena immediately agreed to be the band’s vocalist.
“He hadn’t even heard one note!” said Balch. “Once I read that response, I was super pumped and wrote almost the entire record in three hours with his vocals in mind.” The band then recorded with Moab‘s Andrew Giacumakis, Carl Saff, and Jim Monroe.
See the album’s cover art here, where the album is also available for pre-order.
Sun and Sail Club released a pair of very short teasers from The Great White Dope. Stream the latest below.