3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Okay, lets get the childishness out of the way - FIRST!
I first spotted Casey Jones (yes, really)on YouTube as I am a (very average) guitarist and was incredibly impressed with what I saw. Over the past twelve months he has got together with some friends and formed De La Cruz. They released a 6 track EP that I downloaded for free from their website (thanks Guys), which was fab and just a taster of what was to come and has finally arrived, courtesy of a deal from Frontier Records.
If you, like me, grew up on 80's rock listening to bands like Def Leppard, RATT, Poison, White Lion, Firehouse and Dokken...(and all the rest) then this is FOR YOU - A MUST BUY! This download… Read more
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Like many people reading this I am a big fan of Creed and Alterbridge. I am also a very average guitarist and am constantly amazed by guys that can not only play but sing as well.
Mark Tremonti is up there with my personal greats and with this recording he has excelled. If Amazon would allow 10 stars then this would get them all.
I won't go through each track by track but my favourites are "giving up", "proof" and "doesn't matter".
However, my personal highlight is "the things I've seen". I was lucky to avoid the "binds, seat trays and turn off all electronic equipment" call of the flight crew of a Jet 2 757 on its final approach to Arrecife (Lanzarote)… Read more
8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
I have been waiting eagerly for this release. Loved "Big Foot" but to be honest I am not sure about this at all. It's early as I have only listened through 1/2 times but this just does not fire me up as the first release did.
The songs, although of a high musical standard, don't have the urgency or the foot tapping quality of the first album. This album seems softer - less rock, albeit with some very heart felt lyrics.
Last Temptation - not what I expected. Lyrics different and music seems disjointed - average
Alright Alright - good intro but again very normal, low key guitar sounds like a chart single, little dynamics
Different Devil - ballad,… Read more