Masters of Reality
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Masters of Reality is a rock band formed in 1981 by guitarist, producer and singer Chris Goss and Tim Harrington in Syracuse, New York. The band is now part of the "Palm Desert Scene", which includes Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age and many other stoner rock or (as they prefer to call it) desert rock bands.Read More...
The band is named after the album "Master of Reality" by Black Sabbath.
After its first incarnation - which consisted of Chris Goss, Tim Harrington, Vinnie Ludovico and Googe - broke apart in 1989, the band developed into a band with alternating lineups. Masters of Reality resurfaced making headlines when former Cream drumming-legend Ginger Baker joined the band on their second album Sunrise on the Sufferbus which was recorded in 1992. Although the band landed a Top 10 chart hit with the single "She Got Me (When She Got Her Dress On)" Baker left the band only one year later. Victor Indrizzo, at that time drummer for Circus of Power, was asked to join and fill the vacant spot and agreed.
Goss' connection to Queens of the Stone Age resulted from producing Kyuss albums and in the collaborative CD Deep in the Hole in 2001, and two years later, in the release of the subsequent live album Flak 'n' Flight.
Since their formation, Masters of Reality has made very different kinds of music, ranging from Stoner metal over progressive art rock to Beatlesque pop music.
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- LyricsLay it down little honey child, got something I wanna taste
I got myself a hatchet to lay these woods to waste
And when my work is through I'm gonna bring my cash to you
Go down and see my sugar girl, she knows just what to do
Sugar girl, wanna piece of that stuff
- LyricsWalking down the street
I can feel the tension
Everybody on me
Like I'm some kinda suspect
It's gotten me to thinkin'
- LyricsThen when the circle spoke
The light fell
The spell broke
Come down on me
- LyricsJohn brown
Bring him down
Pull his body
To the ground
Left him up
- She Got Me (When She Got Her Dress On) - 56,365 plays
- Rabbit One - 55,550 plays
- Third Man on the Moon - 70,949 plays
- Gettin' High - 51,827 plays
- The Eyes Of Texas - 45,661 plays
- Deep in the Hole - 55,045 plays