Thursday, October 6, 2011

Sebastian Bach – Kicking & Screaming REVIEW

While this may be Bach’s fourth album released as a solo artist, the truth is that it is really only his second. In 2007, Bach released his first solo album of entirely original songs, Angel Down. The album had a true ferocity not seen in a lot of the cookie cutter rock put out these days and even included the legendary Axl Rose providing backing vocals on not one but three of the tracks.

How does one top such a feat? Can it be topped?

Luckily for Bach, while the answer is no, this album does not top Angel Down, it does manage to hold its ground on an equal front.

Kicking & Screaming literally does just that as the title track launches the album into solid arrangement of new and old sounding rock tunes. Bach sounds better and more comfortable here this time around and quite possibly sounds the best he’s ever sounded.

I keep reading about Bach being asked about joining back up with Skid Row, and the truth is that he doesn’t need them. Back has always been the talent and without him, Skid Row is nothing more than a mediocre cover band.

Bach’s voice sounds better than ever and with the solid work found in these two albums, he should have a solid future ahead of him as a solo artist. Skid Row is the past and Bach is the future, people need to get over it and move on.

Great stuff.

Album Rating: 4 / 5

Album Review By: Mark.HaTe

8 comments:

  1. It gets better with every listen too. Good work Seb!

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  2. Your new album sucks!



    Your buddy

    Stevie Rachelle

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  3. Your new album kicks ass!

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  4. I've been a fan since the 'Youth Gone Wild' days. This is Sebastians best of all time. I used to think it was with Skid Row in 'Slave to the Grind' but this kicks it ass! Every song is great definately buy this album, you will love it.

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  5. i don't think this album is as good as angel down or slave to the grind but its equal to subhuman race. the problem i have with this album is too many slower songs but i guess if you say AD was bach's angry album then KS shows his softer side. I agree with the 4/5

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