Highlights: We Don’t Need Another Hero, Phantom Of The Opera.
To say continuing the Mellon Collie concept 25+ years later in THREE parts was overly ambitious would be an understatement. The ATUM project for many being nothing more than a predictable disaster, and for the forever hopeful; a disappointment.
Act III opener ... read more
One thing that I noticed about the singles is that this old band of metal pioneers and elder statesmen came to play, they sound energised. But make no mistake this is not a metal album, it’s a rock album! Kin to the sounds and energy of the late 90s Load/Reload era which in my opinion has aged most graciously ... read more
‘As We Live’ sees Tim Armstrong from Rancid enter the fold “this is the time for love”.
While ‘Raised By Wolves’ has Aimee sounding equally every bit as grunge-queen as she does 80s pop-howler. ... read more
On opener ‘Training Montage’ you’re welcomed in to a catchy bop but it’s the quirky extended jam at the end getting lost within itself that really sells me on this one.
While ‘Mark On You’ kind of just breezes by with it’s sweet backing vocals and joyous tambourine strokes.
‘Wage Wars Get Rich Die Handsome’ picks up the ear worm energy ... read more