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Smashing Pumpkins: Oceania - Live In NYC [DVD] [20&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Smashing Pumpkins
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I was quite excited to get a first row glimpse of the last Smashing Pumpkins Oceania tour, since I hadn't been able to see them live when they played in my hometown (Lille, France). In all honesty, the first time I put the DVD in my player,I found the first hour of the show almost boring to watch. I understand Billy Corgan meant to play the entire "Oceania" album live, but in my opinion that is not where the best Smashing Pumpkins tracks are to be found. Sad but true, their first three albums remain the best by far & I was desperately looking for that vital spark during the first part of this show. Besides, it feels like the other musicians (they're not behaving as full… Read more
War Machine ~ Tank
War Machine ~ Tank
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing..., 8 Jan 2011
I had long awaited the new Tank album. Even their website had been claiming for months that there would be a new album entitled "Stormtrooper" coming out "soon". So, to find out that another album had been published in the meantime was a bit of a surprise for me. I knew Algy had health problems which had led him to lay off a bit - & the guys to find a replacement for their previous leader. Which they did with Doogie White. When such is the case, bands usually settle for a singer with somewhat the same - or a similar - voice to that of the previous singer. That's what Diamond Head or Foreigner have done before - & quite brilliantly in the case of Diamond Head, if I may say so. But let's get… Read more

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