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ZZ Top Afterburner
Many ZZ Top fans scoffed at AFTERBURNER as a step too far into the future for these Texas Boogie Rock merchants. With Billy Gibbons riffing away over mechanical sounding drum machines and synths, it's easy to see why some people felt album was some kind of sacrilege. It was obviously ELIMINATOR redux and attempts to recapture some of the magic of their 1982 mega-hit album. And as much as I might hate to admit it, it succeeded to a large degree.

The album is chock full of singles, including "Sleeping Bag", "Stages", "Rough Boy" and "Velcro Fly" and infectious tracks like "Can't Stop Rockin'". And while none of these songs mi
REO Speedwagon Nine Lives
An energetic collection of melodic hard rock songs that seemed a bit average on a first listen, but did grow on me with additional spins. These songs aren't as strong as the first half of HI INFIDELITY, but do possess a slightly edgier rock & roll spirit than the softer rock that would gradually infect their later releases. All of the songs are likeable enough, but "Back On The Road Again" is an obvious standout.
Overkill W.F.O.
W.F.O. sounds like every other Overkill album with it's thrashy guitars, venomous vocals and punchy, distinctive bass from D. D. Verni. Unfortunately, my opinion of this album hasn't wavered since I first listened to it back in 1994. It's full of explosive energy, but not a single song I'd care to revisit. I absolutely loved HORRORSCOPE, but this post-Bobby Gustafson lineup failed to deliver much in the way of decent songwriting after that record. Performance-wise, it's good, almost great. But for me, it always comes down to the songs. Aside from maybe "Bastard Nation" and "The Wait"/"A New High In Lows", there's not many that rise abov
ZZ Top El Loco
EL LOCO was a little too slick and silly for it's own good. It comes as a disappointment after fiery, raw blues-rock energy of DEGUELLO. It also marks the beginning of ZZ Top's flirtation with electronics. There are several great tracks in "Tube Snake Boogie", "Party On The Patio" and maybe even the sleazy "Pearl Necklace". Unfortunately, these songs aren't enough to offset the average songwriting that populates the rest of the album.
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  • Titan nah man, the grateful dead album....
    September 26 02:14 PM
  • Titan saw your soundoff on go to heaven....althea man, hard....especially the live version on without a net
    September 23 02:23 PM
  • doomjitsu No problemo, Robberito!
    July 14 03:52 AM
  • doomjitsu Cool. Give it a spin when you're like really sad. I know that you probably grew out of angsty mood swings, but this record works perfectly when you're feeling miserable. The guys in the band were going through tough times during this period, I'm talking break-ups, funerals, real s***.
    July 8 03:27 PM
  • doomjitsu Have you checked Brand New, broski?
    June 30 02:02 PM

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