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Rock is not dead,
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As a huge fan of the great rock/metal bands such as Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Kiss, Metallica, Alice Cooper etc, I sometimes feel I'm a bit steeped in the past as most of the music on my iPod is from musicians that formed from the 1960's-1980's and are coming up to retirement, retired or dead.
I first read about Black Spiders in Classic Rock, but didn't really take too much notice. However this album caught my eye when browsing on Amazon. I read the excellent reviews and then had a listen on YouTube.What I heard was enough to download this album.
Well, suffice to say it blew me away. This album rocks from start to finish. Really well crafted songs, great riffs and varied. I can hear influences here, notably, Blood of Kings -Black Sabbath, Si El Diablo- Led Zeppelin (How Many More Times from Zep 1). There is a homage to Kiss in the faintly ridiculous, but catchy Kiss Tried To Kill Me. We have a touch of Southern Rock in St Peter.
Besides the above other great songs are Man's Ruin. Stay Down and What's Good Rock Without A Roll. But frankly there's not really a duff track at all.
All in all a first class debut album and British rock is well and truly alive.