The Sick Livers “Mid Liver Crisis”

South Wales’ dirtier punk rock’n’roll band is back with 10 new songs spitting right in the face of political correctness. When so many bands try and copy TURBONEGRO from A to Z, The SICK LIVERS take the best ingredients of Norway’s Denim Demons and use them in their own way, bringing us catchy songs like “This Is My Denim”, or “Perfect Nothing”, some high energy rock’n’roll (“One Man Stag Do”, “Out With The Dogs”) for DEAD BOYS fans and up tempo punk fury (“Smell Of Elvis”.) You’ll find what you need on “Mid Liver Crisis” if you’re looking for your rock’n’roll fix, STIV BATORS needed Lunch, The SICK LIVERS need a rock’n’roll Nurse just like the NEW YORK DOLLS!
UK SUBS‘ Charlie Harper described “Dark, Dangerous and Delicious” as the best tracks HANOÏ ROCKS never wrote, and well, how could Charlie be wrong?
You’ll probably get weird looks when walking down the streets singing “You Make Me Wet” or “I Wanna Be A Jäger Girl”, but well, isn’t it what rock’n’roll should be about?/Laurent C.
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Sassy Society “Lipstick Love Affair”

This glam metal band from Hamburg, Germany was founded in 2012, they released a 6 song EP, and now bring us this new 12 song album. The opening song (“Don’t Mess With The Boys”) sounds a bit surprising when the singer tries to hit those heavy metal high pitched notes that makes you look twice if any glass has been broken around. Luckily, “Sassy Time” sounds much better, more melodic, and “Broken Baby” confirms the melodic hard rock direction, in a DOKKEN way, while “Ashley” brings more SKID ROW to mind.
Unfortunately, the Axl Rose impersonation doesn’t work too well on “True Love”, “Game I Play”, and “Black Roses”, the band sounds far better on “Lipstick Love Affair”, definitely the best song on the album ; at least the one you’ll sing after listening to the record.
There’s some good potential here, but SASSY SOCIETY will probably gain a lot when breaking away from their (too) obvious influences./Laurent C.
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