“If I were you, I’d be fuckin’ pissed,” Netson told the crowd.
But a couple of hecklers aside, no one complained. It probably helped that whenever the renowned stoner rock band got going, it fired on all cylinders: Netson’s mind-warping guitar noise got carried along by bassist Tom Romich and drummer James Dillion’s sludgy, relentless rhythms.
Caustic Resin was one of seven acts at Treefort’s History of Boise Rock showcase, a smorgasbord of old-school Idaho bands ranging from Uncle Tupelo-esque, country-fried rock (Splinter) to funky, upbeat hip-hop (MC Shake) to New Wave disco-metal (The Melting).
“Like a high-school reunion,” said Splinter drummer Michael Rundle.