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Of all the British festival circuit bands of the acid-drenched end of the ’60s, Group X — aka Hawkwind Zoo, aka Hawkwind as they finally christened themselves — seemed the least likely contenders for chart fame and a lifespan longer than a forgotten weekend.
A perfect space-rock storm of drone, mind-melting psychedelia, overdriven guitars and heavy bass, White Hills is the rightful heir to Hawkwind’s massive legacy. One of those responsible for the group’s sprawling, drug-induced nightmares of 2007’s Heads On Fire and 2009’s Dead is Dave W. Big fans of Hawkwind, Dave W. and White Hills once contributed “Be Yourself” (from Hawkwind’s 1970 self-titled debut) to a series of Hawkwind tribute split 7-inch singles. Dave W. gives us his favorite five Hawkwind albums