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    Kickass, the “Death Metal is for Pussies” [BiFocal]

    The album title says it, I believe it, that settles it.
    No…no…no…but if you are like me and sadly cannot
    stomach any more throat core vocals you may enjoy this
    album of grisly riffage. I know that hyper-technical
    guitar work can leave some cold, but don’t the pink
    work-out outfits warm you up a bit. Titles namecheck
    Led Zep, and Living Color but in addition to guitar
    swagger-slash-solipsism, the Kickass do bring in some
    trumpet (end of #2) and a little piano (end of #6)
    which was a nice surprise for me. More in that vein
    would be welcomed. This debut from Greenville, NC may
    not prove that pink is the new black but at least
    Tyrannosaurus Rock isn’t extinict yet.

  • Reviewed by Thurston Hunger on February 21, 2005 at 2:28 am
  • Filed as A Library,CD,Format
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