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We the People
Heavy-handed hard rock from New York
This NY act have a new drummer and bassist for 'We the People', the band's third record to date. Aside from the jock-rock staples like "King of the Ring" and "Raise 'Em Up" the album is fairly solid heavy-handed hard rock. "Chasing Dragons" is an awe-inspiring power ballad with one of the best solos you will hear. "Lords of Thunder" is equally as impressive proving these guys do much better with some softer texture to the foot stomps. Allen is perfect as always, even on the 1,010th version of "Rebel Yell".
Recommended for fans of: Black Label Society, Fozzy
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3.5 :AVE RATING
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