Ephedra - Can-Ka No Rey is the second album by Swiss instrumental stoner rock band Ephedra. It was released in 2017 on Heavy Psych Sounds. The album was recorded and mixed by the band at their own studio in Zofingen, Switzerland.
The album's sound has been described as "river rock", a combination of stoner rock, metal, hardcore punk, and death metal. The music is characterized by its heavy riffs, driving beats, and lack of vocals.
Can-Ka No Rey was met with positive reviews from critics. Metal Hammer gave the album a score of 8 out of 10, calling it "a monolithic slab of stoner rock that will leave you breathless." The Obelisk said that the album was "a masterclass in riff-driven stoner rock," and that it was "one of the best albums of the year."
The album's title track, "Can-Ka No Rey", is a 10-minute epic that showcases the band's ability to create complex and intricate instrumental music. Other standout tracks include "Mother Stone", "The Last Man", and "The Black Dog".
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