Artist: Sandra Dee
second of Junes re-releases from Eonian Records brings us Chicago’s
Sandra Dee and their 'Vision Of Pain' opus, an album that has a punchy
Hard Rock vibe that's soaked in big bass guitar lines wrapped around a
heads up drum beat and frontman with powerful vocals.
album opens up with two monster bass fuelled rockers in ‘Pretty
Child’ and the thumping ‘Cassandra’. The band take me back to a
band called Spreadeagle, they have that same ballsy, all out, in your face
vibe and a big guitar sound.
band deliver all out rock with huge rhythms and fiery licks that mixes
LA Guns sleazy groove with Soundgarden back beats in thunderous sound
which is further confirmed big style on the likes of ‘Take You Higher’
and the stonking ‘Heading Home’.
band do bring a touch of sleaze to the table from time to time with the likes of
‘Peace, Pot & Politics’ and the Skid Rowesque ‘Going Down’,
before bringing in the big guns with the multi-faceted tracks like
‘Inside Yourself’ and the storming dark and moody title track
‘Visions Of Pain’
band bring that pre-grunge heady bass vibe with ‘Cold’, before
wrapping up the album with the massive ‘Nothing’.
again Eonian have brought to light another band that should have been
bigger but due to musical changes and the rock plague that was Grunge,
this wasn’t to be, but as we all know, good music never goes out of style,
it just lies dormant and is brought back to life with a vengeance to
kick-ass once again with the likes of labels like Eonian.
1. Pretty Child
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