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Blood on the Wall
: "Dead Edge of Town"Blood on the Wall
I've already written a little bit about the new Blood on the Wall
isn't extraordinary, or anything, but it is one of the better straight-up rock albums I've heard this year. As I mentioned at the main site
, they sound strongly like something you'd hear on a good college radio station back in the late '80's or early '90's, echoing any number of classic indie-rock bands, but without sounding too much like any specific influence. They're a throw-back that still sounds fresh. Yes sir. "Dead Edge of Town"
is a bubblegum approximation of Live Skull
/Kim Gordon no-wavish rock, whereas "Gone"
recasts "Paranoid" as Homestead
ian jangle-punk. Practically every other song on Awesomer
resembles one of these two, which is not in any way a bad thing. I stand by the three Earl Anthony review