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Band
The Poodles
Title
Clash Of The Elements
Type
LP/EP
Company
Blistering
YOR
2009
Style
Hard Rock
6/18/2010 11:55:47 AM - Review by: Eric Compton
Sweden's The Poodles have grown on me over time. I've finally accepted the band's stupid name and now can fully appreciate their hard rock sound. This new slab of dogmeat is chock full of 80s goodness, complete with singer Jakob Samuel's smooth David Coverdale delivery. At times the band throws in some pompy keyboards and experiments with melodic tendencies ala Pretty Maids. The real glory here is the granite riffs, showcasing a loud and mean sound on "I Rule The Night", one of the record's highlights. Overall this is a step in the right direction and shows a more edgy act that isn't afraid to get a little loud.
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Clash Of The Elements
2009
Blistering
Eric Compton6/18/2010
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