vrijdag 4 mei 2012

Wallace Vanborn – Lions, Liars, Guns and God


Wallace Vanborn – Lions, Liars, Guns and God
East/News – 2012
Rock, Stoner, Garage
Rated: *****


The raw bluesy garage sound rubbing up against stoner has been blossoming of late in the beautiful little country called Netherlands. Think of firstwaver De Staat, the amazing Shaking Godspeed, the wonderful Automatic Sam or the tasty Birth of Joy for instance. But the neighbors to the south also have a few of their own advocates for the genre. The new record Lions, Liars, Guns and God from Wallace Vanborn for example. A mean but very catchy record that keeps in vein with other Belgian acts like Triggerfinger and Hicky Underworld, but fresher and younger than the first and less weird and noisy as the second. Its a hefty dose of guitar and drum violence and at times almost possessed vocals. With the help from producer David Bottrill (Muse, Tool) they deliver a second album full of danceable heavy rock heaped with stunning hooks and a wall of sound. It took their earlier sound to a much higher and mature level; one only attainable by a chosen few; the ones with their rock hearts in exactly the right place…




5 opmerkingen:

  1. Incredible record! And they're even better live! And I dug that Cougars video!

    http://stonerhive.blogspot.com/2012/05/wallace-vanborn-lions-liars-guns-and.html

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  2. they are from Belgium, not the Netherlands

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  3. Johnny 'no longer the boy'9 mei 2012 om 09:52

    Mr.Anonymous, you should read past the first sentence. "they are from Belgium, not the Netherlands" That's what the post/review says. Two times even.

    "But the neighbors to the south."

    "A mean but very catchy record that keeps in vein with other Belgian acts."

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  4. Johnny 'No Longer' The Boy7 juni 2012 om 08:34

    Since Mr.Anonymous feels like repeating himself; let me do the same.

    Mr.Anonymous, you should read past the first sentence. "The're from Belgium!!" That's exactly what the post/review says. Two times even.

    "But the neighbors to the south."

    "A mean but very catchy record that keeps in vein with other Belgian acts."

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