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Nasty by Nature
No, it isn't Steel Panther. It isn't even glam or cock rock. Despite the band's name and debut album title, Stereo Nasty is actually an old school traditional heavy metal band out of Ireland. The group showcase a ballsy Teutonic metal blend of Accept, early Grave Digger and the American sounds of something like Shok Paris diced with early Dokken. Vocalist Mick Mahon brings the blue collar grimy sound to the forefront with a charismatic over-the-top punch that should knock out most contenders looking for their spot on the retro-stage. Stereo Nasty are the real deal.
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