Death and Taxes

by Wasted Theory

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Matthew Rukgaber
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Matthew Rukgaber We may not have Alabama Thunderpussy anymore, but at least we have Wasted Theory. Something about those Mid-Atlantic bands: the boogie of Clutch, the guitar sound of Wino, and a touch of Beaten Back to Pure in the vocals. An awesome combination. Favorite track: Boogie On Pony Boy.
tymeout (Scott McCoy)
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tymeout (Scott McCoy) Heavy and Gritty with thunderous riffs. Favorite track: Dead is Dead.
Bill Goodman
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Bill Goodman The album has that heavy crunchy feeling with tons of killer riffs and an album the grooves from beginning to end. The album goes from 1 to 11 instantly and doesn’t let up until it’s over. Favorite track: Hellfire Ritual.
Steve Rodger
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Steve Rodger Great sound on this album, very solid riffing and a singer who sounds as if he has been gargling rusty nails and whisky. Favorite track: Tire Iron (The Stone Giant).
Frederick Squier
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Frederick Squier Another Diamond in the rough for all us Stoner Rock n Rollers!!!! Best thing they have done so far and that is saying something Favorite track: Hexes.
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FDJ Throaty vocals, superb riffs, a southern vibe and tight drums and bass holding it all together. Wasted Theory have just released their best yet! Favorite track: Hellfire Ritual.
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'Death and Taxes' was written and recorded by Wasted Theory in March of 2014. Recorded at Ken-Del Studio in Wilmington, Delaware.
Music by Wasted Theory, Lyrics by Brendan Burns.


released May 30, 2014

Produced by Nick Rotundo (Clay Creek Studios).
Engineered by Paul Janocha (Ken-Del Studios)
Mastered by David Downham (Gradwell Studios)


"From the blazing first riff of album opener "Dead is Dead" to the final strains of "Black Widow Liquor Run," Death and Taxes is an album chock-full of shit kicking groove and dirty Southern swagger".
- Heavy Planet

"Wasted Theory are on fire through out as they leave no stone unturned in entertaining the hell out of you from start to finish. This album is becoming a firm favourite within the Stoner Metal community and on this evidence it's not hard to see why. My advice is – Buy This Album Now as it's an excellent album showcasing a band who know how to ROCK!!!"
-The Sludgelord

"Death and Taxes is a timeless album, beyond any limits and is full of joy and energy, takes you to desert roads and highways with high spirits. Without any doubt it could be a really tough start for the band because you will be waiting to hear more from these guys but with much higher expectations. You will enjoy your beer and backyard barbecue party a thousand times more with Death and Taxes on the stereo".
-Inhale The Heavy

"What can I say? Don't hesitate, get a hand on a copy of 'Death And Taxes', crank it up, drink some beer and go fucking crazy! If bands from Delaware are as damned good as Wasted Theory, then the forgotten state might have found their way to stardom. In the meantime, check out these guys because they are great! Nuff said folks!"
-The Ripple Effect


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