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13.01.2020

LAST TEMPTATION

Last Temptation

Anmeldt av Jens Nepper
(earMusic, 2019)

Karakter: 3/6

Last Temptation album cover.jpgLast Temptation's self-titled LP was one that I was very much looking forward to checking out as it was said to be vintage-sounding hard rock inspired by the glorious 70s and early 80s not to mention that such prominent musicians as Vinny Appice (DIO, Black Sabbath), Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, DIO, Whitesnake), Don Airey (Deep Purple, Rainbow), and Bob Daisley (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath) appear on the disc.

Revolving around groovy and loud riffs that recall Pentagram, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and a bit of Blue Oyster Cult thrown in for good measure, “Last Temptation” has its moments and strong points, but the songs rarely if ever take off properly and those huge and memorable tracks are lacking. Many cool ideas and good melodies and whatnot are to be discovered throughout, but again, the record neither reaches any epic heights nor does it manage to make the hair on the arms stand up. The vocals are decent albeit unremarkable, but the sound and production are a tad too flat and lifeless for this particular brand of fuzzy, classic rock music.

All in all, this is a bit of a letdown and I certainly expected more from Last Temptation, but you might want to give the catchy “I Win I Lose” and the rumbling “The Exit” a listen. Simply put, the album is mediocre rather than exciting.
 


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