MAIN LINE RIDERS - WORLDSHAKER
Metal To Infinity
a while ago, I wrote the review for Australian based Airbourne’s “Running
Wild” and I said to myself – damn, this is the most impressive band playing
in the vein of legendary AC / DC. Focussed on the guitar works, rhythms and
singing parts – Airbourne deliver the goods, it felt like I listened to one of
the greatest Classic Hard Rock bands ever!
Records just released another album from a Delaware based band named Main Line
Riders entitled “Worldshaker”. Must be their second album I read on the info
sheet – well, I have to reconsider my opinion about the fact I wrote,
Airbourne is the most impressive AC / DC inspired band… Those words were
correct until I heard the new effort from MLR actually!
by Tim Bush (Bride, Guardian,…) and mastered by J. Powell (Faith Factor, Grave
Robber, Arnion,…) – “Worldshaker” contains 12 songs, mostly in the good
old tradition of AC / DC. A bunch of tracks following the tradition of these
legends in times of almighty Bon Scott, true fact is Main Line Riders succeed
completely. Like two drops of water and while shut your eyes, you’ll hear so
much comparable elements – quite amazing!
“Worldshaker”, there is also place for a few non-AC / DC esque songs…
better be ready for some real Classic Hard Rock action with songs akin to the
sound of early Def Leppard, Cinderella, Krokus, Spread Eagle, Broken Teeth, etc. This is Rock
‘n’ Roll in its purest form – an effort that’ll kick you in the face for
sure. The present songs leaves you not in an impassive situation – you’ve
gotta move to the rhythms Main Line Riders deliver. If you’re not, something
wrong with your rocking attitude.
singer Shawn let me think in silence about the resurrection of famous Bon Scott
and I wish it was true! In fact no one can replace this almighty brother of
Classic Hard Rock because he had such a unique voice and attitude… untouchable
basically! Anyway, Main Line Riders ensured a bump in my head while listening to
“Worldshaker”. The follow up to AC / DC is already assuredly! Must have for
all old school Rockers!
My Points: 84 / 100 (Review by Stefan)
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