tempobet yeni adresi

EN NL
like this cd review

11/12/2016 : DARKWALKER - The Wastelands

DARKWALKER

The Wastelands

MusicCD
GrungeHard RockStoner Rock

[84/100]   

Sleaszy Rider Records
11/12/2016, Wim GUILLEMYN

EN

A petrol station in the Arizona desert, a dry wind blowing through the bushes and a Harley stopping to refuel, the smell of burned oil and rubber... These are the images that Darkwalker recalls with the music on this album. The Wastelands is the debut of this American trio from Los Angeles. Musically the band can be situated somewhere between Monster Magnet and Audioslave: hard desert rock with stoner rock and grunge influences.

A lovely rusty guitar sound colors the tracks. We hear get melodic and clean vocals and great songs. An easy album. It rocks and revives the seventies and nineties. Like Chris Cornell (Soundgarden) and Michael Brown (Tracer), the singer has a good sounding voice. The lyrics are inspired by The Dark Tower books by Stephen King.

The Wastelands contains seven tracks. It is a great album that sounds good in the car with the volume to maximum.

Wim GUILLEMYN
11/12/2016


NL

Een benzinepomp in de woestijn van Arizona, een droge wind waait doorheen het struikgewas en een Harley stopt om te tanken. De geur van verbrand olie en rubber… Dit zijn de beelden die de muziek van Darkwalker bij mij oproepen. The Wastelands is het debuut van dit Amerikaanse trio uit Los Angeles. Muzikaal zit het ergens tussen Monster Magnet en Audioslave. Harde desertrock met wat stoner- en grunge-invloeden. Een heerlijk roestig gitaargeluid kleurt de tracks. Daarnaast is er sprake van melodieuze en cleane zang en goede songs. Alles samen een album dat zich lekker laat beluisteren. Het rockt als de beesten en doet de seventies alsook de nineties heropleven. Net zoals Chris Cornell (Soundgarden) of Michael Brown (Tracer) bezit de zanger een stem als een klok. Samen met de muziek horen we een stevig geheel dat roestig en ferm klinkt. Voor de teksten heeft men zich gebaseerd op de The Dark Tower-boekenreeks van Stephen King.

The Wastelands bevat zeven tracks en het mochten er wat mij betreft gerust nog wat meer zijn. Een fijne plaat die lekker klinkt in de auto met het volume hoog.

Wim GUILLEMYN
11/12/2016


 

Next reviews
EDENSONG • Years in the Garden of Years
JAN SWERTS • Brussel, AB Club (08/11/2016)
ODDLAND • Origin
THE SLOW SHOW • DREAM DARLING
SUICIDE COMMANDO • 30th Anniversary Show, Leopoldsburg
AUTOMAT • OstWest
WRANGLER • White Glue
ALICE IN NEVERLAND • L'ile aux Trésors
NINE MILLION WITCHES • The Rapture
DRE PALLEMAERTS, CLEMENS VAN DER FEEN & PASCAL MOHY • Mechelen, Jazzzolder (28/10/2016)

 

Same combination of genres: GRUNGE + HARD ROCK + STONER ROCK
STELLAR TEMPLE • Domestic Monster
TRACER • Water For Thirsty Dogs

 

Same genre: GRUNGE
L7 • Scatter The Rats
7WEEKS • A Farewell To Dawn
SO PITTED • Neo
BLISSARD • Blissard
DOWNERS • Noose (EP)
CANDLEBAGS • Love Kills (ep)
DRY CAN • Meanwhile
THE GRAPHIC UK • Nothing's Wrong EP
PET THE PREACHER • The Cave & The Sunlight
CLASS OF KILL'EM HIGH! • Enjoy

 

Same genre: HARD ROCK
SCORPIONS • Live at Vorst Nationaal - Belgium - 04.04.2018
RED FANG • Only Ghosts
CATHUBODUA • Opus I: Dawn
DEEP PURPLE • Tienen, Suikerrock (29/07/2016)
GUTTERDAMMERUNG • Werchter, The Barn, Rock Werchter (30/06/2016)
ALICE COOPER • Brussel, Koninklijk Circus/ Cirque Royal (21/06/2016)
STEVE VAI • Leuven, Het Depot (17/06/2016)
SWITCHBLADE • “2016”
JENNA JACOB • No Turning Back
HIGHRIDER • Armageddon Rock

 

Same genre: STONER ROCK
RITUAL SERVICE, MOTHER WITCH AND & DEAD WATER GHOSTS AND GOOSLA • Live at The Volume Club, Kiev, 7th December 2018
RULE OF THUMB • Rule Of Thumb
DOMADORA • The Violent Mystical Sukuma
TRUE WIDOW • Avvolgere
HIGH FIGHTER • Scars and Crosses
KING GOBLIN • Cryptozoology
ORGAN • Tetro
CENTIPEDE • Sarnath
MASSA • MASSA (EP)
HANGMAN'S CHAIR • This is not Supposed to be Positive

Music reviews

26
07
LAIBACH
We Forge The Future. Live At Reina Sofia
23
07
CARNAL MACHINERY
Cluster A
09
07
IMPLANT
Cognitive Dissonance
30
06
SYGO CRIES
End Of A Century
29
06
RADERKRAFT
Dust & Debris
17
05
LISA GERRARD & JULES MAXWELL
Burn

NEWSLETTER

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

NEWS

25
07
Industrial Band FLEISCHKRIEG Unleashes New Video For The Single, 'Reach.'
22
07
Dark Electro/Industrial Band NORMORIA Addresses Struggles And Division With New Video
22
07
On this day, 38 years ago, The Cure performed ‘The Walk’ on Top Of The Pops!
18
07
Today, exactly 41 years ago, Joy Division released their second and final studio album, Closer.
18
07
Today it’s 33 years since Siouxsie & The Banshees released their single Peek-a-Boo!
16
07
Today, Blutengel released their brand-new Album 'Erlösung - The Victory of Light'

Concert reviews

24
09
RED ZEBRA
29 augustus 2020 - Zarlarswing

GET A COPY OF OUR MAGAZINE
SEND TO YOUR HOME

INTERVIEWS

06
06
THE LOST INTERVIEW WITH KELLEY DEAL ( THE BREEDERS )
Peek-a-Boo publishes the interview with Kelley Deal that seemed to get lost for a long period of time - since it was made in 2018...
27
05
BODY DIVIDE
I’m a masochist. I think a lot of people fear it...
20
04
TERMINAL SERIOUS
I ask myself time after time: can love still save us?
15
04
BLEEDING RAVEN
Never really took myself serious... still don’t...
12
02
DIVE
We All Can Ask Us The Question ‘Where Do We Go From Here?'

PHOTOS

25
07
DOGANOV
Mysteria FantasyFair Aarschot
25
07
ENZO KREFT
Mysteria FantasyFair Aarschot
19
07
SUICIDE COMMANDO
Konzertsommer im Revier Revierpark Nienhausen Gelsenkirchen Germany
19
07
LEATHER STRIP
Konzertsommer im Revier Revierpark Nienhausen Gelsenkirchen Germany
15
04
FAD GADGET
Mean Fiddler, London, England
25
09
PETER HEPPNER
Strandkorb Open Air Mönchengladbach
20
09
STAR-INDUSTRY
Liège New Wave Festival

ADVERTISE
IN PEEK-A-BOO

VIDEO CLIPS

27
07
MORTIIS
Demons Are Back
26
07
MEANDER
This is Meander.
25
07
LETTEN 94
Empty Landscapes (Official Video)
25
07
LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE
Hope Is Here
24
07
NORMORIA
We Came In Peace
23
07
NORMA LOY
STRANGE SUMMER' (BAPHOMET)
22
07
ALLES
My