Babylon A.D.--WARNING
Posted by: Robert ()
Date: July 25, 2000 11:19PM

Ok, I just got the brand new Babylon A.D. disc yesterday, American Blitzkrieg. I just wanted to warn all my fellow rockers out there. If you are a fan of the first two BAD CDs and if you are a fan of straight forward R-N-R and if you love melody and soaring guitars--well, DON'T BUY THIS ALBUM!! Somebody needs to tell these guys that if they wanted to jump on the "grunge" bandwagon, they are at least 4 years too late. I hate when bands do this. You wait and wait and then one day you hear that one of your favorite bands has decided to re-group and release something new. You just can't wait. Only to find that the look has changed and the sound has changed, and it's not for the better.

What were these guys thinking? This is very reminiscent of Dokken's Shadowlife or Warrant's Ultraphobic (you know: another melodic rock act thinking that they are Nirvana or The Red Hot Chili Peppers). Dark, heavy, modern, mediocre production---all the things that a Babylon A.D. album shouldn't be. If you're looking for energetic rockers like Bang Go The Bells, Bad Blood, Hammer Swings Down, or a smooth ballad like So Savage The Heart or Desperate, you won't find it here. All we have here is BAD's attempt at capturing a more modern, youthful audience, while they abandon any loyal rock fan that waited patiently for their return.

Please listen to soundbytes somewhere before you buy this. There may be some people out there who are into this and don't mind it so much. But, I feel like I wasted my money and wanted to save some of you from doing the same.


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Babylon A.D.--WARNING280Robert07/25/2000 11:19PM
RE: Babylon A.D.--WARNING 243 Marc 07/26/2000 05:55AM
RE: Babylon A.D.--WARNING 198Robert07/26/2000 02:55PM
RE: Babylon A.D.--WARNING 217 zacman 07/26/2000 03:57PM
RE: Babylon A.D.--WARNING 215 Joe 07/26/2000 04:48PM
RE: Babylon A.D.--WARNING 205 Marc 07/26/2000 11:58PM
Got Cd today... 216 Andrew 07/26/2000 10:57AM
RE: Babylon A.D.--RECOMMENDATION 239 Stefan Ritter 07/26/2000 09:47PM
RE: Babylon A.D.--RECOMMENDATION 137 Martin 07/26/2000 11:43PM
RE: Babylon A.D.--RECOMMENDATION 218Rosco07/27/2000 12:13AM
RE: Babylon A.D.--WARNING 223 Nick Green 07/27/2000 04:23AM
Agree on Shadowlife, but Ultraphobic rocks 308 John 07/27/2000 07:03AM
RE: Babylon A.D.--WARNING 150 John 07/27/2000 07:12AM
RE: Babylon A.D.--WARNING 169Rosco07/28/2000 06:50AM

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