Daniel Dias

Reviews 45
Approval 95%

Soundoffs 4
News Articles 13
Band Edits + Tags 22
Album Edits 28

Album Ratings 272
Objectivity 76%

Last Active 07-17-14 6:28 am
Joined 04-19-13

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John Butler Trio John Butler
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Red Hot Chili Peppers By the Way
Xutos e Pontapes Circo de Feras
Circo de Feras remains Xutos e Pontapes' finest album. Released in 1987, it proved to be the band's breakthrough album and today it's considered one of rock's most important and influential albums made in Portugal. After the release of the band's second album Cerco, Xutos were making only minor success. For Circo de Feras, the band decided to take a different approach. A more guitar-driven sound was captured, and it did wonders for Xutos. From Ze Pedro's aggressive guitar riffs to Joao Cabeleira's melodic and dynamic guitar solos, the guitar really stands out in this album. However, the work provided by the rhythm s
Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Nirvana MTV Unplugged in New York (DVD)
Xutos e Pontapes Cerco
Xutos e Pontapes' second album Cerco, released in 1985, shows some great improvement over the band's debut album called 78/82. While the first album showed the band experimenting with their style and influences, Cerco showed that Xutos were more aware of what sound they wanted to incorporate into their music. The introduction of saxophonist Gui and lead guitarist Joao Cabeleira to the band helped define the sound that made Xutos e Pontapes famous. Cerco is by no means a perfect album but it shows improvement and it contains some very good material, including Xutos' classic song Homem do Leme. Recom

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  • Antonius Oh yes man. And "Tears of the World" is great too!
    July 17 12:28 PM
  • Antonius I think my rating says it all :)
    July 11 06:21 AM
  • MyCarandMyGuitar Thanks dude! I have (very, very, verrrrrry) limited knowledge on Duran Duran, but I'm looking forward to the challenge as a reviewer of actually being assigned an album. I have the impression they're around the same genre of The Cars and if this is true I should really enjoy the album!
    July 10 08:30 PM
  • Antonius I've read it many times man. I thought of making a review as well but then I decided not to ruin your moment
    July 10 03:48 PM
  • MuhNamesTyler Ha, sweet profile pic
    July 10 01:39 PM

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