In the Tail of a Comet is the debut studio album by Swedish stoner rock band Dozer. It was released on April 25, 2000, through Man's Ruin Records. The album was recorded at Rockhouse Studio in Borlänge, Sweden in February 1999. It was mixed and produced by Dozer with Bengt Backe.
The album is a mix of stoner rock, doom metal, and desert rock. The songs are long and slow-paced, with heavy guitars and fuzzed-out vocals. The lyrics are often about space, time, and the universe.
In the Tail of a Comet was a critical and commercial success. It was praised by critics for its heavy sound and psychedelic atmosphere. The album reached number 11 on the CMJ RPM charts in the United States.
The album has been cited as an influence by many other stoner rock bands, such as Kyuss, Sleep, and Monster Magnet. It is considered to be one of the most important stoner rock albums of all time.
|Sub-Genre: Desert / Psychedelic / Retro.
|Catalog No: HPS122.