With his current album, the debut of Matthew Collings, with which the musician had consistently renounced the 'pure' ambience of his former project Sketches For Albinos, is re-released once again.
There the two apocalyptic riders Dr. Pest and Sir G have probably found a new field of activity. Because The Great Mother is now more in the direction of classic hardrocks than metal. The new sound offers a bit of Rainbow 'Rising' and The Tea party affinities through the slightly oriental twang. It works on a board like "Far Away" and on a stomper like "Namaha". But slow tracks like "Mantra" can only be booked as a total failure because of their kitschy character (Scorpions?).