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Backspacer ~ Pearl Jam
Backspacer ~ Pearl Jam
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After reconquer their fans and critics in 2006, with the straighforward hard-rock on "The Avocado Album", Pearl jam are back in 2009 with their 9th album, "Backspacer".
For a bunch of guys in their mid-forties, Backspacer is, quite frankly, a good record, mostly of the rock songs are up-beat with a positive vibe, and even the melodic and gentle tunes have a message of hope, hidden under sad instrumentation.

Gonna see my friend, Got some, The Fixer, Johnny Guitar and Supersonic are all short punk-rockers with some bits of pop. Got Some is particular interesting, from the new-wave intro, to the speedy chorus, the rhythm section is on fire here. Jeff Ament and Matt Cameron both… Read more
Chinese Democracy ~ Guns N' Roses
Chinese Democracy ~ Guns N' Roses
...the wait is over. Seventeen years after the twin-opus Use Your Illusion I & II, The Guns N Roses are back to the music business they once dominate in the late 80's/early 90's. Even if nowadays, there's only one original member in GNR (Axl Rose), the band's name is still a powerhouse in music, and that's why there's been a lot of hype surrounding this record. After former members departure, millions of dollars spent on production, leaked songs, Dr.Peppers "merchandising" and dozens of musicians used during the making of Chineses Democracy, I must say that the final product is good. In fact, very good.

Like previous GNR albuns, this one starts with a very strong and hard-rockin… Read more

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