When I heard that they had a new album due out this year, I was interested. When the band talked about how they were influenced by their recent tour with Motorhead, and wanted the new album to be a heavier and faster than previous albums, I was really looking forward to checking it out. I downloaded Earth Rocker on release day, and it exceeded all expectations. Honestly, despite the goofy title, this is one of my favorite albums this year. I can not listen to it without wanting to turn it up loud, and bounce around the room.
I saw them live a few months ago, and for a band that has been around for 20 years, they still bring it live. Such an amazing, high energy set. I was most impressed to see that they don't just crank out the same set list night after night. Nope, each show is unique. How many bands do that? They are coming back through town in September, and you better believe I'll be there.