Get a chunck
of Nuclear Assault, spruce with Iron Maiden, garnish with Blind Guardian and
heat with a Motorhead vibe.....this recipe roughly sums up the music of
Garagedays. Churning anthems of old-school Metal with a sharp biting sound, the
band’s mindset is clearly rooted in the 1980s.
album sounded better than I imagined, don’t expect to be floored by something
fresh or excessively imaginative. The vocals are an acquired taste but I can
easily visualise this music animating large crowds.
Amongst the 10
songs on offer: ‘Razorblade’ is a tight-sounding Metal number verging on Thrash;
‘Streets’ reminded me of Manowar’s ‘Defender’; ‘Bleeding Days’ is characterised
by some cool double-bass drumming and screaming guitar solos.
Dirt” was co-produced by Ralf Scheepers and mixed by Andy LaRoque. An
interesting album, no more no less.