Variant is the fourth studio album by American stoner rock band Greenbeard. It was released on April 22, 2022, through Kozmik Artifactz. The album was produced by the band and recorded at The Wire Recording Studio in Austin, Texas.
Variant is a departure from Greenbeard's previous albums, which were more rooted in traditional stoner rock. The album features a more experimental sound, incorporating elements of desert rock, blues rock, and psychedelic rock. The album's lyrics explore themes of alienation, uncertainty, and hope.
The album was met with positive reviews from critics. Metal Hammer gave the album a 4/5 rating, calling it "a bold and ambitious album that sees Greenbeard push their sound to new and exciting places." Loudwire also gave the album a positive review, calling it "a must-listen for fans of stoner rock, desert rock, and blues rock."
|Sub-Genre: Desert / Hard / Stoner.|
|Catalog No: SRGB3.|
|Size: 12" Single Vinyl Record.|
|Additional: Sailor Records Edition.|