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The debut album from Italy's 'Bi-Polar Sluts' is something that smells and oozes American dirty, dusty and groovy rock 'n' roll. The band is equipped with three guitarists and that is something I like to hear. In the top track "Aperiti"ve", all the guitars are screaming out stone hard riffs and the tempo is almost 'punk like'. High pace and positive energy from the rhythm section and with a vocalist (Mike Molinari) that is situated in the higher singing tone mode (similar to Eric Adams, Manowar), they have created a solid rock album.
'Keep Screaming' is another top track with nice intro where all the guitars wobbles and turns into nice melodies, great guitar playing, marvelous choruses and BPS got a hard hitting drummer in Paul Casali, who earlier on has played in the hardcore band Raw Power. 'Treat U Bad' is plain and rocking track with catchy guitars and straight rock song without frills. In the slow and gentle track 'One Day' they show technical skills and maturation with soft hands on the guitar neck. Full throttle and party pace is the next track's signature and they do it with the honors and after a strange track (11th) comes 'Something to Kill the Pain' that gives the album a wider spectrum. The ending track's I don't really understand why they even bother to record.
A half heavy album for half hard metal fans, who likes good melodies and a back to basic rock. Solid rock 'n' roll with personality. A little too uneven for my taste so the rating is just an OK stamp.
Bi-Polar Sluts is: Mike Molinari (vocals) - Giux Morini (guitars) - Giovanni "Krippo" Cripotos (guitars) - Max Gavina (guitars) - Joe "Forlo" Forlini (Bass) - Paolo "Paul" Casali (Drums).