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Hysteria ~ Def Leppard
Hysteria ~ Def Leppard
Def Leppard's idea for this album was for it to be the Rock Version of Michael Jacksons Thriller. Considering Thriller is now the highest selling album EVER, thats clearly a challenging aesthetic. However, Def Leppard knocked this one out of the park.

The album opens up with "Women" which was also the original first single from this album. An interesting choice imo, since its not one the better songs on the album. It has a fantastic groove to its credit (reminiscent of Juke Box Hero by Foreigner) and an outro to DIE for, but the song itself for me isn't quite up there with some of the others. Its a decent opening song. The song itself as a hit fell slightly flat in the US, which… Read more
New Jersey ~ Bon Jovi
New Jersey ~ Bon Jovi
5.0 out of 5 stars Bon Jovi's Best Album?, 25 Aug 2010
When every band breaks into the big time like Bon Jovi did with slippery, you have two options - reinvent yourselves or do more of the same, but BIGGER. Bon Jovi opted for the latter, and this paid off with a slightly more consistent quality of songs throughout the record.

Everything on this album sounds HUGE. Very excessive, very late 80's. They don't branch out much style wise at all, as there are plenty of upbeat rockers, ballads and even the "wild west style" song that wanted dead or alive filled in on slippery. Have they bettered the monstrous slippery when wet however? In some ways yes, in some ways no. One of the problems with slippery in my opinion was a slightly uneven… Read more
Slippery When Wet ~ Bon Jovi
Slippery When Wet ~ Bon Jovi
The Glam Metal movement of the 80's was one of the more interesting fads in rock n roll, as fans of heavy metal looked on in disgust and females which heavy metal tended to ignore were going crazy over it.

Bon Jovi were one of the leading bands of the fad, and one of the bands to start of the second wave of Glam Metal which took the guitars of heavy metal and the melody of AOR and threw them together.

John Bon Jovi's vocals are probably the most impressive factor of the band, being able to sing with power on the heavy tracks and sing with a more romantic flavor in the ballads. Richie Sambora also provides plenty of technically impressive solos without showing off too… Read more

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