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RHINO BUCKET 

"The Last Real Rock N' Roll"

By Dark Starr

If you like AC/DC you will like this album. These guys play a brand of hard rock and roll that is based on the same kind of no-frills sound as that band. In fact, a lot of times they sound like AC/DC.  There are no real surprises here, and not a ton of variety. There is some solid rock and roll, though. 

First of the gate is a song called "Hello Citizens."  They bring it in with a cool burst of sound and then drop it down. The main guitar riff joins from there and we're off into the rock and roll groove. 
I dig the riff and the vibe that drives this stomper titled "Everything You Do." It's another killer rock and roll tune. They open "Last Call" with a pretty typical riff, but drop it way down from there for the vocals. The first vocals are delivered over a stripped back section, but the guitar rises up to carry it forward. Other elements are added to the mix as this gets into a hook laden powered up jam. It goes back down to the basics for the next verse, though. 
Next in line is "I'm Your Doctor," and they don't mess around with this hard rocking stomper.  It's energized and catchy at the same time. It is raw, but so tasty. I think "So Long" is one of the most fun numbers here. It just seems to really grab me and not let go. The general format isn't drastically changed, but this just stomps. It does get a parental advisory for the lyrics. 

With "It's a Sin" we get another smoking hot slab of hard edged rock and roll. "Forgiveness" definitely seems to fit with the last song because you need forgiveness for sin. It's another stomper that works quite well. 

On "Bang My Drum" we get another killer hard rocking jam. This is no big change, but it's another solid tune. It's a bit less powered up than some of the rest is. "A Swing and a Miss," though is a bit of a change. Mind you, it's still the same basic raunch and roll we've heard throughout. It just leans a bit more toward a classic metal vibe. 

Fierce and meaty, "Falling Down the Stairs" is a real stomper. There is a definite punk rock edge to it. There is no big change with " Misery." It is just another effective hard rocker. I really dig the guitar solo on it. 
"The Devil You Know" comes in with some dramatic sounds like some kind of epic metal tune. It shifts to more familiar territory from there, though. It is another song with a definite parental advisory. They stretch their sound here more than they do at any other place on the CD.