Colorado songwriter mixes obscenity and emotional heft with huge pop melodies
Hell Is For Heroes : You Drove Me To It
...a well-greased skateboard with a wheel missing...
Guns N' Roses on endless loop, apparently known in the trade as (don't snigger) 'taut riffage'. There's even something approaching an anthemic melodic surge two thirds of the way through. As your Therapy?s of olde discovered it ain't easy tying non-American tunesmithery to fisting guitar chords, because vocally speaking, if you're not going to rap and your not going to roar like The Dark Lord having his finger chopped, you end up acquiring a hernia from all that straining against the (stop it) 'taut riffage'. In a race against the abominable Bizkit this is a well-greased skateboard with a wheel missing.
10 Tracks You Need To Hear This Week (02/10/2015)
Killer Mike and El-P turn their feline-centric joke project into something with genuine artistic clout
Ridley Scott and Matt Damon team up for a space-based drama that’ll make you chuckle
Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes return with more dirty rock 'n' roll