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Imperial State Electric
The rock music mines stretch back for decades and Imperial State Electric has chosen to bypass newer corridors to dig for gems back in the cobweb corners of Classic Rock. Pop War is retro--a late 70s throwback of album oriented rock with a touch of Swedish glam in the vocal harmonies. Band workhorse Nicke Andersson is a safe vocalist on par with smoother guys like Joe Lynn Turner. Instrumentally, the bass gets slinky, the drummer has busy hands, and the guitars are old-school fuzzy; but the songs tend to revolve around choruses more than be memorable overall. This one has some value, but I wouldn't call it a gold rush.
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3.5 :AVE RATING
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