Artist: Alien Ken
were mighty disappointed when Moth Circus called it a day, but fear not,
not all was lost, because every cloud has a silver lining and out of the
ashes came a towering sleazy driven phoenix in guitarist Alien Ken, as he
makes his escape from Area 51 and heads straight for the studio to lay
down the tracks for his new EP, before the Feds come down on his rockin'
ass and lock him away again.
EP is pure bred no nonsense Rock n' Roll with a capital RRRock. It's five
track of in your face guitar driven mysticism that will rock your very
foundations, as you’ll understand when your senses are assaulted with
the opening barrage of ‘Glitter Rambo’ and the mighty mêlée of
sound that is ‘Riley Carlson’.
sleazy fuelled riffs come thick and fast with the hard-edged ‘My OCD’
which is a mix between Monster Magnet and The Wildhearts’.
Ken is in his stride there is no stopping him and ‘Guilty As
Charged’ shows what can be archived if you let yourself go and just
play rock n' roll from the hip, and Ken sure does shoot from the hip on
this one, as the distorted guitars add to the manic sense of rhythm that
Ken seems to have and isn’t afraid to share.
EP closes with another big bass filled explosion of sound on ‘Two Of A
Kind’, again that Monster Magnet/ Wildhearts infusion hits you so hard
and fast you don’t know how to react. It's like getting hit by a feather
wrapped around a gold bar.
you want to hear something different and almost otherworldly, then check
out Alien Ken before he phones home and returns to the stars from which
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