Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

Postby RippingFleshFromBone » Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:22 pm

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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

Postby kingjames1970 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:22 pm

I've only listened to it a couple of times so far. I love Hell or Hallelujah and Shout Mercy. The rest of it, is a little too forgettable to me so far. Although most of the albums I love the most grew on me over time, so I really hope that is the case this time because I'd hate to be a bit meh over a KISS album. I had a better initial reaction to Sonic Boom in all honesty.

Gene's singing is top notch though as is the drumming.

I also like the idea of them not using outside help but for gawd's sake hire a lyricist! I found myself cringing at all the cliches and wouldn't it be fab if Tommy's song wasn't about being a spaceman?!

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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

Postby nicksmithworld » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:30 pm

Tommy could cover 'the great pretender'.. :)
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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

Postby grunge » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:50 pm

I only listened to it once - I'm ashamed to say.

Again, Gene's bass tone is what stands out for me (as it did on SB) - it just hold everything together and his playing is at its best - love that. He must have seen my quote that Thayer08 has as his sig! ;)

I'm crap with song titles but, one had the MC5's Kick out the Jams riff (Back to the Stone Age?) and the song after ES plays homage to EC and slaps the COTN intro in as a drum fill - thats pretty cool! I think Eric loves that tbh - He played it at the Islington sound check IIRC?

It didn't grab me 1st time round as much as SB but, I'm not complaining - KISS have a new album out! :D
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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

Postby Spooky_Von_Glitter » Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:38 pm

Mine just arrived!
No time to listen to it though. May have to make an excuse for a drive somewhere soI can listen to it uninterrupted!
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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

Postby Starscreamsrevenge » Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:58 pm

I've had a few listens to it now. I think its a very solid album, much heavier than Sonic Boom that's for sure. I think Tommy's song is one of the best of the album (so hope it gets an airing live). I think Eric's song is different, but it isn't nessecerily a bad song. I think if it had been a bit more heavier it would 'gel' more with the rest of the album.

So now a few of us have had a few listens, I'll start a new poll asking which should be played live. Maybe if enough vote, we might get more than the average 3 new songs from a new album!!
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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

Postby nicksmithworld » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:09 pm

Bruce's review:

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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

Postby by*agrmt » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:50 pm

This is definitely 'the only album to put on your revolver'!

Fave track; Lonely Is The Hunter.

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Re: Monster - Whats Your Verdict?

Postby kissengland » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:32 pm

It's grown on me
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