Top critical review
on 14 May 2008
I like it, BUT I dont love it!
It lacks the punch, production wise of 2004's Inferno - slightly too clean. Also the songs aren't quite as good.
Having said that there are 3 REAL standouts here:
Living In The Past - A real slow groover, a bit like In The Year Of The Wolf from the Inferno album.
Kingdom Of The Worm - Very heavy, ala Sacrifice - great riffs, pounding drums & Lemmy's sandpaper vocals - Lyrically a bit similiar to Orgasmatron.
God Was Never On Your Side - The albums out & out killer track. Topical lyrics, starts off with cool acoustic chords, absoluteley massive chorus (great vocal from Lemmy), builds to a HUGE, OTT guitar solo! One of Motorhead's best epic/ballads EVER!
To be honest, this album only suffers a bit in my eyes because Inferno was just so damned good.
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