Title: From Out Of The SkiesLabel: Frontiers Music Srl
a lot of water has passed under the bridge since the
Bulletboys self-titled debut 'Rock The World' in 1988, but
now some 30
years later, Marq Torien and a new line-up return with their
brand new opus 'From Out Of The Skies'.
founding member Torien on this new album are Nick Rozz, Chad
MacDonald and Anthony Biuso, along with a little help from guest
vocalist Jesse Hughes of Eagles of Death Metal, who together have
produced as very diverse and energy filled album worthy of
the Bulletboys name.
the years the band have always been a little shall we say
experimental with their albums and this is one of those
album gets off to terrific start with the hard hitting
rocker ‘Apocalypto’, which takes me back to the classic sound
of their debut release. Raw energy filled hard rock with Torien leading the
charge as always.
great hard rock continues with the single ‘D-Evil’, where
we find Torien joined by Jesse Hughes of The Eagles of Death
Metal for yet another no holds barred rocker, that really gets you
rocking and a rolling from start to end.
title track ‘From Out of the Skies’ is next a great meat
and bones rocker, before the tempo is brought done a touch
with the sublime 'Hi-Fi Drive By’, which leads us nicely
on to the stunning
ballad ‘Losing End Again’.
tempo is picked up big time with the raucous ‘What Cha
Don’t’. A real great guitar fuelled rocker that really
kicks some serious ass, before that experimental side of the
Bulletboys comes to the forefront with the great electro
groover rocker ‘PRAB’, where the band get funky on the
back to the more traditional side of Hard Rock with the mid-tempoed rocker ‘Sucker Punch’, before unleashing another
great acoustic ballad in the form of ‘Switchblade Butterfly’.
Torien at his mellow best.
album closes with the epic feeling of ‘Once Upon a Time’.
This slow burner really is a classy track to end what has to
be the best Bulletboys album in a long, long time.
Review by: Barry McMinn
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