Space City Rock gives WATSO rave reviews
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The 71′s, We Are The Seventy Ones
The more I listen to We Are The Seventy Ones, the more it feels like it’s both an album out of its time and one that’s just right for right now. Better still, it’s damn sneaky about it.
See, it took me a little while to realize why the music The 71′s make on a lot of WATSO — not all of it, mind you, but we’ll get to that — sounded so freaking familiar. There’s a heavy Foo Fighters resemblance here, definitely (which is always cool by me), but that wasn’t it, not quite.
A minute or two into “Victimology,” halfway through the album, that’s when it hit me: what these guys have done here is essentially resurrect and rework the down-and-dirty, arena-sized rawk from the tail end of the ’80s. I’m talking metal, baby, in the sense that bands like Great White or Kix or Guns N’ Roses were/are metal….continue article here