Follow The Metal Crypt on Twitter  The Metal Crypt on Facebook
Review: T.I.R. - Heavy Metal
T.I.R.
www.myspace.com/tirrockitalia
Heavy Metal

Label: Jolly Roger Records
Year released: 2011
Duration: 42:04
Tracks: 11
Genre: Heavy Metal

Rating: 3/5

Review online: March 12, 2013
Reviewed by: Sargon the Terrible
Readers Rating
for:
Heavy Metal

Rated 2/5 (40%) (2 Votes)
Review


Calling your album "Heavy Metal" bespeaks either a massive ego, or a complete lack of any kind of imagination. T.I.R. ("Temple Inferno Rock" - no really) are an Italian band with a stupid name and a definite lack of imagination, though I can't say about the ego part. This is - no shock - a very straight-up Heavy Metal album with pummeling drums, twin-axe riffs, and hideously accented vocals. Not that this is really bad, it's just kind of unnecessary. There's a definite difference between paying homage to your influences, and just aping them awkwardly in the hopes that anyone will be impressed. This album falls more in the latter category, as while this is played with energy and verve, the songwriting is strictly pedestrian, the recording is lackluster, and nothing really stands out as memorable.

Click below for more reviews
Latest 0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Various Books/Zines ALL REVIEWS 

HOME
























Copyright  © 1999-2016, Michel Renaud / The Metal Crypt.  All Rights Reserved.